|St. John of God Parish|
AVENUE - MCKEES ROCKS, PA 15136|
Fr. Lou Vallone
Thursday, May 5, is the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord and a Holy Day of Obligation. Following is the Mass schedule in St. John of God Parish for this day. May 4 - Wednesday Evening Vigil
4:30PM, Church at St. Mary's
May 5 - Thursday Holy Day
St. John of God Parish will celebrate a Day of Eucharistic Adoration for this Year of Mercy on Ascension Thursday, May 5th. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will take place immediately after the 9:30AM Mass with Benediction at 6:00PM prior to the 6:30PM Mass in St. Mary's Church. There will be special prayers including recitation of the Rosary and specific intentions of each hour. The schedule is:
10:00AM-11:00AM - Deceased Members of St. John of God Parish
11:00AM-12:00PM - Vocations for the Diocese of Pittsburgh
12:00PM-1:00PM - Men and Women in the Armed Forces
1:00PM-2:00PM - The Sick and the Infirmed of St. John of God Parish
2:00PM-3:00PM - Success for On Mission for the Church Alive!
3:00PM - Divine Mercy Chaplet
3:00PM-4:00PM - For the Priests, Deacons, and Religious of the Diocese of Pittsburgh
4:00PM-5:00PM - For Law Enforcement Personnel and those in Public Service
5:00PM-6:00PM - For the Special Intentions of St. John of God Parish Members
6:00PM - Benediction before the 6:30PM Mass for the Ascension
There will be a Townhall meeting in the Church following the 6:30PM Mass on Ascension Thursday, May 5.
Even though our Sunday School program will recess for their summer break, we will continue to have the 9:30AM Mass in Mother of Sorrows until and including May 29. After May 29, we will pause the 9:30AM Mass for June, July & August until the Sunday after Labor Day, September 11, when Sunday School will resume.
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.
Please check your local listing for availability in your area.