Steelers coach Mike Tomlin and businessman Rege Claus were honored with the North Side Hall of Fame Award at the 17th Annual Gala Pittsburgh Sports Night Nov. 6 at Heinz Field. The gala benefits Northside Catholic School in Pittsburgh’s Brighton Heights neighborhood. Joining in the presentation were, from left, former Pirates owner Kevin McClatchy, Bishop David Zubik, Steelers chairman Dan Rooney, Tomlin, Claus and Terry Chambers, who introduced Claus.(Photo by John Franko)
Pope confirms he will visit Philadelphia in September
By: By FRANCIS X. ROCCA, Catholic News Service
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis said he would attend the World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia in September, making it the first confirmed stop on what is expected to be a more extensive papal visit t ...
Diocese plans Light Up Night events
By: MICHAEL DERN, Correspondent
Activities will begin with blessing of the Pittsburgh Creche
During Light Up Night, Nov. 21, revelers will be able to snap a selfie with Pope Francis at Point State Park while greeting dioc ...
Parishes promote healing for grieving
By: WILLIAM CONE AND, PHIL TAYLOR
Bereavement ministries come in all forms and sizes across the diocese
Coping with grief can be especially difficult as the calendar slides toward Thanksgiving and Christmas. Parishes realiz ...
Free Health Care Center applauds its volunteers
By: John Franko, Staff Writer
Catholic Charities rolls out the Red Carpet for service
Charities Free Health Care Center were recognized for their gifts of time, talent and energy during the center’s Red Carpet Event Nov. 5 in th ...
Pastors’ friendship pays off for parishes
By: Chuck Moody, Staff Writer
Generosity helps South Pittsburgh parishes get used maintenance truck
Neighbors helping neighbors.
When St. James Parish in Sewickley kicked off its Our Campaign for The Church Alive! i ...
Meet Jesus, enter his church
By: David Mills
Understanding the motivations of converts to Catholicism
A hard-working blogger has collected quotes from American converts, taken from a new book called “The Mississippi Flows into the Tib ...