Friday July 25, 2014
FRIDAY, AUG. 1
Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Peter Church hall of St. Peter Parish, Arch and West Ohio streets, Pittsburgh’s North Side. Also Saturday, Aug. 2, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Flea market, 6-9 p.m., Our Lady of Victory, 1319 Low Grade Road, Harwick. Also Saturday, Aug. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. For information, call 724-274-8575.
SATURDAY, AUG. 2
Flea market, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (early buyers admission from 7-8 a.m. is $3), North American Martyrs School, 2526 Haymaker Road, Monroeville. Sale includes many estate items, furniture, toys, artwork, china, glassware and much more. For information, call 412-373-0889.
Devotions, Apostolate of Fatima, 3:45 p.m. rosary, 4:30 p.m. Mass, followed by confession presentation, St. Christopher Parish, 229 N. Franklin St., Prospect. Guest speaker is Dennis Johnston, author and lecturer, who will speak on his devotion to Mary. Guests are asked to bring a nonperishable food item for the needy.
SUNDAY, AUG. 3
Calix Society Mass and meeting, 10:30 a.m. Mass, St. Mary Church of St. Juan Diego Parish, 201 Ninth St., Sharpsburg. Calix is an association for Catholics in recovery. For information, call 412-607-4011 or visit www.calixsociety.org.
Super bingo, 1 p.m., St. Rita Parish Hall, 219 W. Schwab Ave., Munhall Gardens. Admission is $20.
Free summer organ concert series, 4 p.m., St. Paul Cathedral, 108 N. Dithridge St., Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. Featuring organist Chaz Bowers. Free-will offering will be collected.
Pig roast buffet, 4-7 p.m., St. Richard Parish, 3841 Dickey Road, Richland Township. Buffet includes pork, chicken and hot dogs. Free-will offering will be accepted to benefit orphanage in Patzun, Guatemala. Sponsored by parish’s Mission Group. For information, call 724-444-1971.
Friday July 25, 2014
VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL
“Weird Animals” is the title of a vacation Bible school for ages 4-10 to be held Monday-Friday, July 28-Aug. 1, from 9 a.m.-noon at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church hall in Natrona Heights. Program is sponsored by Our Lady of the Most Blessed Sacrament and St. Joseph parishes. To register, call 724-224-3339 or by visiting olmbs.org.
THE BIG PICTURE
Tim Deely, a seminarian with the diocese, will present a two-part lecture, “The Big Picture: The Eight Events of Salvation History,” Wednesdays, July 30 and Aug. 6, from 6-7 p.m. at St. Louise de Marillac Parish in Upper St. Clair. Program is free and open to the public. For information and to register, call 724-814-2077.
Good Samaritan Parish in Ambridge will have another pierogie sale Friday, Aug. 1, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Potato and cheese pierogies will be sold frozen or cooked with butter and onions. Cost is $8 per dozen and includes container. To place an order, call 724-266-6010 starting at 6 a.m. on day of sale only.
INDOOR FOOD FESTIVAL
St. Titus Parish in Aliquippa will host an indoor food event Thursday, July 31, through Saturday, Aug. 2, noon-8 p.m. (3-8 p.m. Saturday). Dinner menu and times: Thursday, noon-6:30 p.m., homemade spaghetti/gnocchi; Friday, noon-6:30 p.m., fish; Saturday, 3-6:30 p.m., stuffed pork chops. A la carte food items include stuffed cabbage, pierogies, haluski, hot sausage sandwich, meatball sandwich and more. Also flea market, bingo and silent auction. For information, call 724-378-8561.
APOSTOLATE OF FATIMA
Deacon Bob Ellis, national coordinator for World Apostolate of Fatima, USA, will speak Saturday, Aug. 2, at Apostolate of Fatima’s monthly devotions at St. Paul Parish in Butler. Mass is at 8 a.m., followed by rosary, meeting and talk. Those interested in outreach of the Apostolate of Fatima (including prayer cells) should call Cathy at 724-256-9395 for information and reservations for a special luncheon from noon-2 p.m.
The public is invited to dance to the oldies of the 1950s, ’60s and ’70s at Most Holy Name of Jesus Parish in Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood on Saturday, Aug. 2, from 7:30-11:30 p.m. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.). Disc jockey Ron Hopkinson will provide music. Tickets are $10 and must be purchased in advance. For tickets, call 412-231-2969.
SHOWERS ON LAWN
Children in the local community are invited to “Showers on the Lawn” at St. John Fisher Parish in Churchill on Wednesday, Aug. 13, from 1-4 p.m. Program will consist of a Bible story, hot dogs, candy hunt and showers on the lawn. Program is free, but registration is required. To register, call 412-241-4722 by Monday, Aug. 4.
THEOLOGY ON TAP
A Theology on Tap gathering for young adults ages 21-39 will be held Monday, Aug. 4, from 7-9 p.m. at the Steel Cactus, 5505 Walnut St. in Pittsburgh’s Shadyside neighborhood. This month’s topic is “The New Evangelization: What Is It and What Do We Do?” presented by author and speaker Dr. Scott Hahn.
BREAKFAST FOR WOMEN
Magnificat Pittsburgh, a ministry for women, will host a prayer breakfast Saturday, Aug. 16, from 9 a.m.-noon at the Sheraton Four Points in Cranberry Township. Speaker is Kathy Wabick, founder of the Disciples of Divine Mercy in the Holy Face of Jesus, a ministry that prays at the bedside of the sick and dying. Cost is $20. To register, call Pam at 412-461-8906 or visit www.magnificatpittsburgh.org by Aug. 8.
Friday July 25, 2014
St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Center, 148 Monastery Ave., Pittsburgh’s South Side. To register, and for more information, call 412-381-7676.
• Retreat for men and women, “Being Open to the Healing Graces of the Eucharist,” Friday through Sunday, Aug. 22-24. Conducted by Father William Kiel.