Special Events Archive


An Ordination of a Priest

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh presents the Ordination of Priests, live from Saint Paul Cathedral on June 26, 2021. Joseph Uzar will be ordained for service in the church of Pittsburgh. Bishop David A. Zubik, Celebrant and Homilist. Read more

Ash Wednesday Mass

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

Ash Wednesday Mass 2021

On Wednesday, February 17, 2021 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

Chrism Mass 2019

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

Chrism Mass April 1, 2021

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

Christmas Vigil Mass 2019

Celebrated by Bishop David Zubik on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 from Saint Paul Cathedral Read more

Christmas Vigil Mass 2020

Celebrated by Bishop David Zubik on Thursday, December 24, 2020 from Saint Paul Cathedral Read more

Christmas Vigil Mass from St. Mary of Mercy 2020

Christmas Vigil Mass from St. Mary of Mercy on Thursday, December 24, 2020. Read more

Closing Mass for the Year of Repentance

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh presents the Closing Mass for the Year of Repentance. Telecast live from Saint Paul Cathedral on Thursday August 15, 2019. Auxiliary Bishop William J. Waltersheid, Principal Celebrant and Homilist. 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 Sunday Mass – Divine Mercy Parish

Easter Sunday Mass, April 12, 2020 from Saint Mary of Mercy Church, Divine Mercy Parish, Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh Read more

Easter Sunday Mass – Divine Mercy Parish April 4, 2021

Easter Sunday Mass, April 4, 2021 from Saint Mary of Mercy Church, Divine Mercy Parish, Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. Read more

Easter Sunday Mass – Saint Paul Cathedral April 4, 2021

Easter Sunday Mass, April 4, 2021 from Saint Paul Cathedral, Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh 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

Easter Vigil 2019

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. Read more

Easter Vigil Mass April 3, 2021

Easter Vigil Mass, April 3, 2021 from Saint Paul Cathedral, Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. 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

Ecumenical Tenebrae 2019

Tenebrae is distinctive for its gradual extinguishing of candles while a series of readings and psalms are chanted or recited. April 19, 2019 from St. Paul Cathedral Read more

Ecumenical Tenebrae April 2, 2021

Tenebrae is distinctive for its gradual extinguishing of candles while a series of readings and psalms are chanted or recited. April 2, 2021 from St. Paul Cathedral. Read more

Election of Catechumens and The Call to Continuing Conversion – March 17, 2019

The Election of Catechumens and The Call to Continuing Conversion from March 17, 2019 at Saint Paul Cathedral. The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, presiding 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

Join Bishop David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as he rejoices with the church of Pittsburgh at the witness of couples celebrating 50 years of marriage at the Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass from St. Paul Cathedral on November 17, 2019 Read more

Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass

Join Bishop David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as he rejoices with the church of Pittsburgh at the witness of couples celebrating 50 years of marriage at the Golden Wedding Anniversary Mass from St. Paul Cathedral on October 7, 2018. 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

Good Friday Liturgy April 2, 2021

From St. Paul Cathedral, Good Friday. Includes the reading of the Passion, Veneration of the Cross and distribution of Holy Communion. 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

11th Annual Mass recorded August 26, 2019 from St. Paul Cathedral. The Most Reverend William J. Waltersheid, Auxiliary Bishop of Pittsburgh, Principal Celebrant and Homilist, Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. Sponsored by the Polish Falcons of America, the Polish Falcon Heritage Foundation & the Polish Clergy of the Diocese of Pittsburgh. 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 Our Lady of Czestochowa 2018

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 Our Lady of Guadalupe

The Mass for the Annual Celebration honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe aired on Wednesday December 12, 2018 from Saint Paul Cathedral. Bishop David A. Zubik was the principal celebrant and Father Carmen D’Amico homilist. 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

Mass of the Lord’s Supper April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021 Holy Thursday with Bishop David Zubik as the celebrant. 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 2016

The Mass for the Annual Celebration honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe was on December 12, 2016 from Saint Paul Cathedral. 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 2019

The Mass for the Annual Celebration honoring Our Lady of Guadalupe aired on Thursday December 12, 2019 from Saint Paul Cathedral. Bishop David A. Zubik was the principal celebrant and Father John Donohue the homilist. Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe 2020

Each December 12th, the Latino community celebrates the Feast Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe. It commemorates the appearance of the Blessed Virgin Mary to the Mexican peasant Juan Diego in 1531. Once again this it is being celebrated across the Diocese of Pittsburgh. The Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, is the […] 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 February 21, 2021

Rite of Election from February 31, 2021 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 April 2, 2021

St. Paul Cathedral Priests/Deacons will be reflecting on the seven last words spoken by our Lord and Savior before his death on the Cross. Words that invite us to enter the Passion more deeply. 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 One Deacon June 12, 2021

On June 12, 2021 from Saint Fidelis Parish in Butler, Pennsylvania we celebrated the ordination of David Schmidt into the Transitional Deaconate of the Church of Pittsburgh. Auxiliary Bishop William J. Waltersheid was the principal celebrant and homilist. 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