Browsing A Letter from our Pastor

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.

 

Currently, there are NO CONFIRMED CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS IN THE PITTSBURGH AREA ... Read More »

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 »

July 16, 2017

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Summer Raffle & West Deer Community Days… Tickets for the parish’s 2017 Summer Raffle are available. We need to sell all 1000 tickets to the Raffle to be as profitable as can be. You can purchase tickets for $20 after weekend masses or at the Rectory, and there are ... Read More »

July 2, 2017

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Tuition Assistance for Catholic School Students… Since 2010 the parish has offered tuition assistance to parish families who enroll their children in Catholic schools. This year we plan to do the same. The monies for this tuition assistance come from the interest that the parish receives on our savings. ... Read More »

June 11, 2017

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Summer is Here?? With the passing of Memorial Day and the warm weather this past week, it seems apparent that summer is here. But we can also say summer is here because certain parish activities go on summer hiatus. Last week the Adult Choir sang for the last time ... Read More »

June 4

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

This weekend we celebrate Pentecost… We often say that Pentecost is the Birthday of the Church as though it was something that happens only once a year. The truth of the matter is that for Christians everyday is a Pentecost Day. We are connected through faith with the Apostles ... Read More »

May 28, 2017

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Memorial Day...This week’s celebration of Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer for most people. Memorial Day used to be called Decoration Day, set aside to remember those who died serving our nation. Processions would lead to cemeteries where war dead were buried and their graves would be ... Read More »

April 9, 2017

Posted by Contenta Schoenman

Holy Week: a week to remember, not just in the sense that memorable things will take place - that even in a humble parish like ours, we will experience powerful liturgies. This is a week to remember in another sense: remembering is the activity we engage in and we ... Read More »