Browsing A Letter from our Pastor

June 8, 2020

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Parish Office Status: Closing Two Offices ~ Opening One New Office 8 June 2020

Dearest Parishioners:

As our State of Pennsylvania’s status goes “Green” and many businesses open up, the few months’ shutdown has placed the construction of our new offices at Saint Victor Campus seriously behind schedule. Our ... Read More »

June 5, 2020

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

5 June 2020

Dearest Parishioners:

This past week we have begun reopening the Churches of Transfiguration and Saint Victor for daily Mass per approval of Bishop Zubik.  This was accompanied by recommendations.  Over the past several months the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization ... Read More »

May 20, 2020

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

20 May 2020 REOPENING OF THE PARISHES Reopening the Mass Schedule Daily Mass will begin Tuesday, June 2, on the regular rotation. Usual precautions will be observed. DO NOT come to Mass sick. If you are sick, please stay home. Maintain a distance of 6 feet, except for family ... Read More »

May 17, 2020

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

From Fr. Jim’s Virtual Desk

Transfiguration Parish Cemetery

Over 400 individual gravesites at the cemetery are available at a cost of between $1200-$1300/each

It is a small, beautiful, peaceful area that has been well maintained over many years.  Contact Transfiguration Parish office 724-265-1030 Gentle Reminders Regarding The Cemetery Fresh ... Read More »

May 15, 2020

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

15 May 2020

Dear Parishioners:

So many have been asking for the Church to open.  Unfortunately, we still cannot celebrate a public Mass.  Nonetheless, there are now opportunities for you to take advantage of spiritual elements of our Catholic faith both sacramental (Confession/Reconciliation) and non-sacramental (Eucharistic Adoration/private prayer).  It ... Read More »

April 8, 2020

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

My Beloved Parishioners of Transfiguration and Saint Victor Parishes:


With the passing of Palm Sunday, we move forward through Holy Week culminating with the Triduum, that is those three of the Holiest Days-Holy Thursday-Good Friday-Easter Vigil.  It really, really breaks my heart that we cannot celebrate these Great ... Read More »

March 17, 2020

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Beloved Parishioners:


These days have proved interesting for some and anxiety provoking for others, however no one can be indifferent.  There are facts about the coronavirus which we must keep in mind.  First and foremost, it is deadly, especially for the elderly and those whose immune systems are ... Read More »

March 13, 2020

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

During this challenging time, the church will be open for private prayer and reflection from 9:00am to 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at Saint Victor Church and Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Transfiguration Church.



February 25, 2018

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Pope Francis’ Message for Lent… In his homily for Ash Wednesday, Pope Francis offered three words “in order for us to rekindle the heart of the believer: pause, see and return.”  The Holy Father asks us during Lent to pause from the busyness of our life to spend time ... Read More »

October 1, 2017

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Respect for Life… For the past 40 years the Church in the United States has designated October as a time for Catholics to reflect on issues related to the dignity and purpose of human life. The Church teaches that every person bears God’s image and has an immortal soul. ... Read More »