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Students, educators honored nationally

School NewsSt. Joseph High School junior Isabelle Schroeder was one of 3,000 students from around the world to advance to the Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest in College Park, Maryland. ...

Students named 'Write Thing' winners

Catholic schools were well represented among the six overall winners in the annual “Do the Write Thing” Challenge, an initiative of the National Campaign to Stop Violence. The challen ...

Quigley Catholic graduation

Quigley Catholic High School in Baden will hold combined baccalaureate Mass and commencement exercises for its 41 graduating seniors. The ceremonies will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22, at St. Ferdi ...

Quigley mock trial team wins state title

After winning the state title, Quigley Catholic High School’s mock trial team is headed to the national championships May 12-14 in Boise, Idaho.The school in Baden, Beaver County, successfully d ...

Sports Night gala raises money for Catholic school

The North Side Friends and Neighbors honored Pirates skipper Clint Hurdle and Tim Carey, merchandise director for the Pittsburgh Steelers, with its North Side Hall of Fame Award at the 18th Annual Gal ...

Diocese, Carlow partner to offer tuition support

Carlow University, in partnership with the Diocese of Pittsburgh, will recognize the commitment of parents who chose to invest in a Catholic elementary and secondary education for their children by of ...

Technology upgrades are high priority in schools

Our Lady of GraceThe school is embarking on a preschool-through-eighth-grade initiative to expose all students to creative problem solving by introducing them to interdisciplinary projects that use 21 ...

St. Vitus students receive state science awards

Eighteen of St. Vitus School’s seventh- and eighth-graders participated in the 58th annual Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science Region IX competition in February at Slippery Rock University. T ...

St. Joseph High School students receive awards

The following school news items are from the 2014-15 year. Three St. Joseph High School students were honored in March at the 51st Annual Pennsylvania Junior Science and Humanities Symposium at State ...

News

2017 Lenten fish fry listings

Below is a listing of 2017 fish fries in the six-county Diocese of Pittsburgh that were submitted to the Pittsburgh Catholic. Locations are handicap-accessible unless otherwise noted.

ALLEGHENY C ...

Jesus is calling all to discipleship

From its earliest days, the church has seen Lent as a time for the faithful to remember their baptism.

In a new program, Catholics in the Diocese of Pittsburgh are invited prepare their hearts for the ...

Faith

Pope offers new beatitudes for saints of a new age

MALMO, Sweden — The saints are blessed because they were faithful and meek and cared for others, Pope Francis said.

At the end of an ecumenical trip to Sweden, Pope Francis celebrated the feast o ...

Around The Diocese

AROUND THE DIOCESE

CONNECT NIGHT

Public is invited to Holy Trinity Parish in Robinson Township on Tuesday, Feb. 21, for “Connect Night,” a casual evening of light refreshments and wine, highlighted by a talk ...

AROUND THE DIOCESE

FESTIVAL OF PRAISE

Holy Apostles Parish will host a Festival of Praise on Saturday, Feb. 11, from 7-8:30 p.m. at St. Albert the Great Church, 3171 Churchview Ave. in Baldwin. Titled “The Hope of ...

AROUND THE DIOCESE

NIGHT OF

ENTERTAINMENT

A group of local musicians will join in a “Night of Entertainment” on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 7-11 p.m. at Cefalo’s, 428 Washington Ave. in Carnegie. Event is hel ...

AROUND THE DIOCESE

BIBLE STUDY

St. James Parish in Sewickley is sponsoring a 10-week Bible study titled “Eucharistic: Discovering the Mass in the Bible,” which will be held on Sundays, starting Jan. 29, from ...

Columns

Women and men working together for life

A recent “traffic light moment” reminded me of a few important truths about our efforts to end abortion.

I was sitting in my car at a red light early one Saturday morning, just after the Wo ...

How the church saves the scrupulous

She loves the Catholic Church, she wrote, and wants to become a Catholic, but she thinks the church will be bad for her. “I am prone to religious scrupulosity,” someone named Lynn wrote in ...

Social teaching rooted in human dignity

QUESTION: In an adult education talk in my parish, the presenter said we should know the social teaching of the Catholic Church. It was more of a passing comment, but it struck me that I was not ...

Lift high the cross

The hymn “Lift High the Cross,” with its familiar refrain, will be sung in many of our churches during this Lenten season. The inspiration for its composition can be found in 1 Corinthians ...


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