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Chrism Mass – 2016

In this liturgy, witness the renewal of commitment to priestly service by those who share the ministerial priesthood. The liturgy also includes the Blessing of the Oil of the Sick, the Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens, and Consecration of the Chrism. Read more

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Easter Vigil – 2016

This is the most solemn liturgy of the Church year. In accord with ancient tradition, this night is one of vigil for the Lord. The celebration is in four parts: Lucernarium, rejoicing that Christ is the light of the world; Liturgy of the Word; Baptismal Liturgy; and the Liturgy of the Eucharist. The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, is the celebrant. Read more

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Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass – 2015

Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass from St. Paul Cathedral on October 11, 2015 Read more

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Manifesting the Kingdom Awards Mass

Our lives as Catholic Christians are all about manifesting Christ. In God’s plan it is revealed that each of us is an adopted child of God with the power now, through the outpouring of the Holy Spirit, to work with Christ in bringing about a world of peace, kindness, truth and love. Read more

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Pittsburgh Creche Dedication

An annual tradition since 1999, the Pittsburgh Creche is maintained by the Christian Leaders Fellowship, comprised of the local heads of ten Christian traditions. Read more

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Rite of Election – February 14, 2016

This video is the recording of the Rite of Election from February 14, 2016 at Saint Paul Cathedral with the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as the celebrant. Read more

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Rite of Election – February 21, 2016

This video is the recording of the Rite of Election from February 21, 2016 at Saint Paul Cathedral with the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as the celebrant. Read more

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The Ordination of One Deacon

On June 13, 2015 at Saint Paul Cathedral, the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, M.S. Ed., D.D., Bishop of Pittsburgh, presided and the Most Reverend William J. Winter, S.T.D. was the ordaining bishop and celebrant for the Ordination of One Deacon. Read more

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The Ordination of Several Priests

Bishop David A. Zubik, Diocese of Pittsburgh, ordained six men to the priesthood during a Mass of Ordination on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Saint Paul Cathedral. Read more