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 Parish Festivals

​Plan to join us this summer and fall for games, food, fellowship and fun! See the schedule below for the dates and times of the annual parish festivals throughout the four counties of the diocese.

Belle Vernon

Parish: St. Sebastian
Dates: Oct. 1, 6 p.m.; Oct. 2, noon
Highlights: Oct. 1, dinner dance with The Holidays; Oct 2. Oktoberfest with ethnic foods.
Details: 724-929-9300, or


Parish: St. Lawrence
Dates: Sept. 10, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Highlights: Chinese auction, basket raffle, entertainment


Parish: St. Rita
Dates: July 14-16, 5:30-10 p.m.
Details: Rita Pratt, 724-628-2249 or Paul Mongell, 412-576-6067

Parishes: Immaculate Conception and St. John the Evangelist
Dates: Aug. 6-7, 4-9:30 p.m.
Location: Parish grounds of St. John the Evangelist
Deatils: Denise Iaquita, 724-562-5951 or Stephanie Kostelnik, 724-628-8878


Parish: Church of the Resurrection
Dates: Aug. 14, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Details: Leigh Shubra,


Parish: St. Francis of Assisi
Dates: Aug. 7, noon-5 p.m.
Highlights: car show and pasta dinner (registration begins at 11 a.m.); oldies by DJ Arnie Amber.


Parish: St. Bruno
Dates: June 17, 5-11 p.m.; June 18, 6-11 p.m.; June 19, 4-9:30 p.m.
Highlights: June 17, oldies music; June 18, Top 40 music; June 19, chicken dinner, noon, and country music.
Details: 724-836-0690 

Parish: St. Benedict
Dates: July 9, 6-10 p.m.; July 10, 1-7 p.m.
Highlights: July 9, outdoor Mass, 5:15 p.m., Last Resort band, 6-10 p.m.; July 10, polka band, 4-7 p.m.
Details: 724-834-9045 or

​Harrison City

Parish: St. Barbara
Dates: July 15-16, 6-11 p.m.
Details: Jan Shepherd, 724-744-7474 or Jeff Hanks, 412-389-0469


Parish: St. Edward
Dates: July 24, 12:30-7 p.m.
Details: 724-446-5197 or


Parish: Ascension Parish Italian Festival
Dates: July 9, 4-10 p.m.; July 10, 3-9:30 p.m.
Details: 724-523-2560


Parish: St. John the Evangelist
Dates: Aug. 6, 5-10 p.m.; Aug. 7, noon-8 p.m.
Details: 724-537-8909

Parish: St. Vincent Basilica
Dates: July 30, 5-9 p.m.; July 31, noon-8 p.m.
Details: Kristina Davies, 724-539-8629 or

​Lower Burrell

Parish: St. Margaret Mary
Dates: June 24-25,
Highlights: Food booths 4 p.m., games/rides/ponies 6 p.m
Details: Sharon Pearson, 724-335-2336 or


Parish: St. Francis of Assisi Labor Day Festival
Dates: Sept. 3-4, 5-10 p.m.
Details: Linda Rohol, 724-583-7866

​Mount Pleasant

Parish: Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Dates: June 12, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Details: 724-547-1911

Parish: St. Pius X
Dates: July 24, 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Details: 724-547-1911


Parish: The Epiphany of Our Lord
Dates: Aug. 6, 5-10 p.m.; Aug. 7, 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Location: Epiphany Chapel grounds, 44 Pennsylvania Blvd.
Highlights: Street Level Band, Aug. 6, 6-10 p.m.
Details: Tara Manderino, 724-684-7661 or


Parish: Mother of Sorrows
Dates: Aug. 5-6, 6-10 p.m.
Details: Joanne Retter, 724-733-8870 or

​New Alexandria

Parish: St. James
Dates: June 26, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Highlights: Car show - registration starts at 11 a.m., first 150 cars receive dash plaques, trophies awarded; spaghetti dinner; DJ; basket booth; instant bingo; lottery ticket;miniature '50s garage raffle.

​North Huntingdon

Parish: St. Agnes
Dates: Aug. 5-6, 5:30-10:30 p.m.; Aug 7. 5-9:30 p.m.
Details: 724-863-2626 or

​New Kensington

Parish: Mount St. Peter Parish Festival Italiana
Dates: Aug. 4-6, 5-10 p.m.
Highlights: Mass, Aug. 6, 4:30 p.m.


Parish: St. John the Baptist
Dates: July 17, noon-8 p.m.
Details: Renee Porada-Frazier,

​Point Marion

Parish: St. Hubert
Dates: Aug. 27, 3-10 p.m.
Highlights: polka Mass, 4 p.m. with music by The Vibrations.
Details: Kendra Stoen,


Parish: Holy Cross
Dates: Sept. 10, 5-9 p.m.; Sept. 11, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Highlights: Homemade ethnic and American foods, entertainment
Details: 724-925-7811 or