St. John of God Parish
1011 CHURCH AVENUE - MCKEES ROCKS, PA 15136
412-771-5646

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MASS SCHEDULE
St. Mary Church
1011 Church Avenue
Mother of Sorrows Chapel
Shaw & Desiderio Way
Saturday Evening: 4:30 PM
Sunday: 7:30 AM & 11:30 AM
Monday-Friday: 9:30 AM
Sunday: 9:30 AM


FEAST OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION
Thursday, Dec. 8, is the Feast of the Immaculate Conception and a Holy Day of Obligation. Following is the Mass schedule in St. John of God Parish for this day:
Dec. 7 - Wednesday Vigil - 4:30PM - Church
Dec. 8 - Thursday Holy Day - 9:30AM & 6:30PM - Church

TOWN HALL MEETING
Following the 6:30PM Mass on Thursday, Dec. 8, in the Church at St. Mary's, there will be a Town Hall Meeting. All parishioners are invited and encouraged to come hear the Pastor's report and ask Fr. Lou any questions you may have.


CHRISTMAS MASS SCHEDULE

Christmas Eve - Saturday, December 24 - 4:30PM - Church @ St. Mary's
The 4:30PM Liturgy will be the traditional children and family celebration. Small gifts to be shared with the needy children of the neighborhood may be brought to the altar when the chidlren gather for the homily.

Midnight - Church at St. Mary's

Christmas Day - Sunday, December 25 - 7:30AM and 11:30AM - Church @ St. Mary's


9:30AM MASS AT MOTHER OF SORROWS CHAPEL
Our CCD program will pause for a small winter break on Sunday, Dec. 18 and will resume classes on Sunday, Feb. 12. Therefore, there will not be a 9:30AM Mass in the Chapel at Mother of Sorrows beginning Sunday, Dec. 18 until Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, the Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time when CCD classes will resume.


JUBILEE YEAR OF MERCY
Pope Francis has given to the Church an Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy. It began on Tuesday, December 8 and concludes on Sunday, November 20, 2016. Below are some resources to assist you in celebrating this year of favor.

VATICAN RESOURCES
NATIONAL RESOURCES
DIOCESAN RESOURCES


Sacrament of Penance
(Confession)

St. Mary Church
Saturday: 3:30-4:15 pm and 5:30pm


Watch Mass from St. Mary of Mercy on television.
Please check your local listing for availability in your area.


ST. JOHN OF GOD PARISH MARRIAGE POLICY


CELEBRATION OF THE SACRAMENTS

INFANT BAPTISM
Call office to schedule.

ADULT BAPTISM
The RCIA program sees to the needs of adults who wish to become Catholic.

RECONCILIATION (Confession)
3:30 PM to 4:15 PM (Church) and following the 4:30 PM Mass (Church) and by appointment.

HOLY EUCHARIST
Available for those who are sick and confined to home. Call the Parish Office
and we will bring the Eucharist to you.

MARRIAGE
Anyone who wishes to marry should contact the Office
at least six months prior to the desired date.

HOLY ORDERS
Contact a priest if you feel you might be called to the priesthood or diaconate.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK
Available for those who are seriously ill or anticipating surgery.
The Anointing will be offered each Sunday following the 7:30AM Mass at the Church of St. Mary.
Please join us for the Mass and stay to receive the Anointing around 8:30AM

INACTIVE CATHOLICS
Baptized Catholics who have not been practicing their faith are
most welcome to return to the Church.