Special Events Archive


Ash Wednesday Mass

On Wednesday, March 6, 2019 the Ash Wednesday Mass with Bishop David Zubik from St. Paul Cathedral. Read more

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

Chrism Mass – 2017

In this liturgy, witness the renewal of commitment to priestly service by those who share the ministerial priesthood. Recorded on April 13, 2017 at St. Paul Cathedral. Read more

Chrism Mass 2018

The liturgy also includes the Blessing of the Oil of the Sick, the Blessing of the Oil of Catechumens, and Consecration of the Chrism. The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, is the principal celebrant and homilist for this liturgy. Read more

Christmas Eve Mass-2018

Join Bishop David Zubik as he leads the Catholic Faithful in the Christmas Eve Mass from St. Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh. Read more

Closing of the Door of Mercy

Bishop David Zubik officially closes the Year of Mercy by closing the Holy Door on November 20, 2016 at 6PM Mass from St. Paul Cathedral Read more

Easter Vigil – 2017

This is the most solemn liturgy of the Church year. The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, is the celebrant. Recorded April 15, 2017. Read more

Easter Vigil 2018

This is the most solemn liturgy of the Church year. The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, is the celebrant. Recorded March 31, 2018. Read more

Ecumenical Tenebrae – 2017

St. Paul Cathedral presents the Ecumenical Tenebrae service. Recorded April 14, 2017. Read more

Ecumenical Tenebrae 2018

Tenebrae is distinctive for its gradual extinguishing of candles while a series of readings and psalms are chanted or recited. March 30, 2018 from St. Paul Cathedral Read more

Festival of Carols and Praise

Join Bishop David Zubik along with Rev. Levi Hartle and the Holy Apostles Parish Praise Band as they celebrate this special event from St. Paul Cathedral. Recorded Sunday, December 9. Read more

Festival of Praise-Hope Reborn

The Hope Reborn Festival of Praise is a night of glory, filled with healing, hope and rebirth for our Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. Read more

Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass – 2015

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

Golden Wedding Mass 2016

Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass from St. Paul Cathedral on October 2, 2016. Read more

Golden Wedding Mass 2017

Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass October 22, 2017 with Bishop David Zubik. Read more

Good Friday Liturgy 2018

Bishop Zubik is the Celebrant and Homilist. Friday, March 30, 2018. Read more

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

Manifesting the Kingdom Awards Mass

Manifesting the Kingdom Awards Mass, from Saint Paul Cathedral on Sunday September 24. Bishop David. A Zubik, Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, Principal Celebrant and Homilist “The Manifesting the Kingdom award is given by the Diocesan Bishop to laywomen and laymen and to consecrated women and men who demonstrate the presence of Jesus in their […] Read more

Mass in Honor of Our Lady of Czestochowa 2017

According to tradition, it is believed that Saint Luke the Evangelist is the original artist of this painting in which Mary is depicted holding the Christ Child. Read more

Mass in Honor of St. Padre Pio

On Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Bishop Zubik celebrated Mass at St. Paul Cathedral in Honor of St. Padre Pio. Read more

Mass of Remembrance and Healing

From Sunday February 11, 2018. Bishop David Zubik celebrates this special Memorial Mass for those who have died from drug addiction and those who are suffering from addiction. Read more

Mass of the Lord’s Supper

St. Paul Cathedral celebrates the institution of the Holy Eucharist and wash the feet of 12 people from our parish in imitation of the Lord’s action of service at the Last Supper. Read more

Ordination of Priests 2017

Bishop David A. Zubik, Diocese of Pittsburgh, ordained five men during a Mass of Ordination on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Saint Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe 2017

The Mass for the Annual Celebration honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe was on Tuesday December 12, 2017 from Saint Paul Cathedral. The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as the Principal Celebrant. Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass 2016

The Mass for the Annual Celebration honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe was on December 12, 2016 from Saint Paul Cathedral. Read more

Palm Sunday Vigil Mass

Bishop David Zubik celebrates Palm Sunday Vigil Mass from St. Paul Cathedral. Recorded April 8, 2017. Read more

Palm Sunday Vigil Mass 2018

Bishop David Zubik celebrates Palm Sunday Vigil Mass from St. Paul Cathedral. Recorded March 24, 2018. Read more

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

Rite of Commissioning-Lay Ecclesial Ministers Mass 2016

Rite of Diocesan Commissioning and Authorization of Lay Ecclesial Ministers September 24, 2016. Read more

Rite of Commissioning-On Mission Teams

Rite of Commissioning-On Mission Teams Mass Sunday September 18, 2016. Read more

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

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

Rite of Election 02-25-2018

Rite of Election from February 25, 2018 at Saint Paul Cathedral with the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as the celebrant. Read more

Rite of Election February 18, 2018

Rite of Election from February 18, 2018 at Saint Paul Cathedral with the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, presiding Read more

Rite of Election March 12, 2017

Rite of Election from March 12, 2017 at Saint Paul Cathedral with the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as the celebrant. Read more

Rite of Election March 19, 2017

Rite of Election from March 19, 2017 at Saint Paul Cathedral with the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as the celebrant. Read more

Seven Last Words-2018

With Very Rev. Kris D. Stubna, Pastor of St. Paul Cathedral Parish. Friday, March 30, 2018. Read more

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

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