Special Events Archive


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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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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

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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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Ordination of Deacons and Priests 2016

Bishop David A. Zubik, Diocese of Pittsburgh, ordained three men to the priesthood and three men to transitional diaconate during a Mass of Ordination on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at Saint Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood. Read more

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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

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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 Commissioning-Lay Ecclesial Ministers Mass 2016

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

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Rite of Commissioning-On Mission Teams

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