Around the Diocese

CONNECT NIGHT

Public is invited to Holy Trinity Parish in Robinson Township on Monday, June 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the school cafeteria for “Connect Night,” a casual evening featuring selections of wine, beer and refreshments, and opportunities for fellowship. Highlight will be talk titled “Prayer Beyond the Basics: Seeking a Deeper Experience of Prayer” by Nancy Jarocki, master catechist for the Diocese of Pittsburgh. Talk includes tools for growing in your prayer life and pursuing a deeper relationship with Christ. Program is free and open to the public, with pre-registration appreciated. Visit www.holytrinityrobinson.org and click Connect Night tab.

RACE FOR LIFE

Public is asked to help save a life by participating in the “Ralph Swain Queen’s Race for Love and Life,” a pro-life 5K/1-mile walk Saturday, June 30, in support of the Women’s Choice Network. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus of St. Catherine of Sweden Parish in Hampton Township, race starts and ends at North Park boathouse in Allison Park. Registration is at 9 a.m., with race starting at 10 a.m. For information and to register, call Jenna Stivoric at 412-915-3715, or visit www.raceforloveandlife.com.

BASKETBALL CAMPS

St. Joseph High School in Natrona Heights is offering a basketball camp from 5-7 p.m. for girls and boys entering grades 3-8. Girls camp is Tuesday-Thursday, July 10-12, and boys camp is Tuesday through Thursday, July 17-19. Cost is $40 per camper. For information and to register, call Jane Susa at 724-226-7877, e-mail jsusa@SaintJosephHS.com, or visit www.SaintJosephHS.com.

BEGINNING EXPERIENCE

Those grieving the loss of marriage through death or divorce are invited to a Beginning Experience seminar Saturday, July 14, at Martina Spiritual Renewal Center, 5244 Clairwin Ave. in West View, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Beginning Experience lay apostolate organizes programs to help widowed, divorced or separated men and women pass through the grief and begin to move forward with their lives. This one-day program is led by Beginning Experience team members who have suffered the loss of their marriages and who accompany others along the path to healing. Cost is $20, and includes lunch and all materials. For information and to register, call 412-884-5904 or visit www.BeginningExperiencePittsburgh.com.

BASEBALL CAMP

Vincentian Royals baseball head coach Brad Bestic, along with players, coaches and special guests, will hold a baseball camp for ages 9-14 from 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, July 16-20, at McCandless Field, below Vincentian Academy in McCandless Township. Camp is geared to refining and reinforcing baseball skills in batting, pitching, fielding and base running. Cost is $75 per player, and includes T-shirt, or $65 if more than one family member is attending. Snacks are extra. For information, call Cecelia Kelly at 412-596-7472 or e-mail ceceliakelly@yahoo.com.

GOLF OUTING

The Tamburitzans, America’s premier international folk ensemble, will host their eighth annual golf outing Sunday, Aug. 26, at Quicksilver Golf Club in McDonald. This best-ball scramble event begins with registration at 11:30 a.m. and shotgun start at 1 p.m. Package is $125, and includes 18 holes of golf with cart, prize opportunities, unlimited beverages from beverage cart, hot dog lunch with snacks, live music during cash bar cocktail hour and awards banquet. Banquet-only option is available. For information and to register, visit www.birdeasepro.com/TamburitzansGolf.

SUMMER SWEEPSTAKES

Sisters of Divine Providence are sponsoring a summer sweepstakes. Tickets are $5 each, or six for $25. First prize is $2,000, second prize is $500 and third prize is $100. Lucky winners will be randomly selected Sept. 5. To purchase tickets, call 412-635-5437 or visit www.cdpsisters.org/2018SummerSweeps.

SAVE THE DATE

Ursuline Academy alumni are asked to save the date for the 2018 Couer d’Ursuline Biennial All-Class Reunion Weekend, Oct. 19-20. Weekend highlights include dinner at Lombardozzi Restaurant in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood, wine and cheese reception and tour of the former Ursuline Academy. Alumni wishing to be on the Couer d’Ursuline mailing list should e-mail Ms. Chester at dchester52@verizon.net or Ms. Moskala at moskala@verizon.net.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP

Wednesday night worship continues at St. Raphael Parish in Pittsburgh’s Morningside/Stanton Heights neighborhood. Adoration with praise and worship, along with confession if available from 6-6:50 p.m., followed by Benediction and Mass at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

FESTIVAL

St. Thomas A Becket, Jefferson Hills, Thursday-Saturday, June 28-30, 6-11 p.m., 139 Gill Hall Road. Attractions include flea market, games, rides by C&L Shows, raffles, bingo, super auction and more. Special festival flea market pre-sale Saturday, June 23, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., and will reopen for festival. Variety of food served nightly, including fresh-made doughnuts, hamburgers, hot dogs, kielbasa, hot sausage, french fries, pizza, soft pretzels, strawberry shortcake with ice cream and more. Dinner menu: Thursday, stuffed cabbage; Friday, fish fry and pierogie dinner; Saturday, barbecue 1/2 chicken dinner. Entertainment schedule: Thursday, 7 p.m. Sky Jump Lottery (rain date June 29), 7-10 p.m. Shot of Soul; Friday, 7-10 p.m. Soul Searchers; Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Abilene Band and Gas House Annie (country music).

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SAVE THE DATE

Ursuline Academy alumni are asked to save the date for the 2018 Couer d’Ursuline Biennial All-Class Reunion Weekend, Oct. 19-20. Weekend highlights include dinner at Lombardozzi Restaurant in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood, wine and cheese reception and tour of the former Ursuline Academy. Alumni wishing to be on the Couer d’Ursuline mailing list should e-mail Ms. Chester at dchester52@verizon.net or Ms. Moskala at moskala@verizon.net.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT WORSHIP

Wednesday night worship continues at St. Raphael Parish in Pittsburgh’s Morningside/Stanton Heights neighborhood. Adoration with praise and worship, along with confession if available from 6-6:50 p.m., followed by Benediction and Mass at 7 p.m. All are welcome.

FESTIVAL

St. Thomas A Becket, Jefferson Hills, Thursday-Saturday, June 28-30, 6-11 p.m., 139 Gill Hall Road. Attractions include flea market, games, rides by C&L Shows, raffles, bingo, super auction and more. Special festival flea market pre-sale Saturday, June 23, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., and will reopen for festival. Variety of food served nightly, including fresh-made doughnuts, hamburgers, hot dogs, kielbasa, hot sausage, french fries, pizza, soft pretzels, strawberry shortcake with ice cream and more. Dinner menu: Thursday, stuffed cabbage; Friday, fish fry and pierogie dinner; Saturday, barbecue 1/2 chicken dinner. Entertainment schedule: Thursday, 7 p.m. Sky Jump Lottery (rain date June 29), 7-10 p.m. Shot of Soul; Friday, 7-10 p.m. Soul Searchers; Saturday, 7-10 p.m., Abilene Band and Gas House Annie (country music).