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 Lenten Events and Programs

The following Lenten events and programs are planned at parishes throughout the diocese. All events will be held in the church unless otherwise noted.​​
Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High SchoolMassFridays at 7:10 a.m.

​(Except March 17 and 24 and Good Friday)

Geibel Catholic Junior-Senior High SchoolStations of the CrossFridays at 1:50 p.m.

​(Except March 17 and 24 and Good Friday)

Partner Parishes of St. John the Evangelist, St. Rita and Immaculate Conception Stations of the CrossWednesdays at 12:10 p.m. & Fridays 6:30 p.m.

​(refer to bulletin for location)​

St. John the EvangelistMassWednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
St. John the EvangelistLenten Holy Hour with exposition, vespers and BenedictionMondays at 5:30 p.m.
St. John the Evangelist Social HallBible StudyTuesdays from 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

​Exploring the prophets beginning with Amos​

St. RitaLenten Day of Recollection April 2 at 1:30 p.m.

​Sponsored by St. Rita Parish Christian Mothers Retreat master: Father James B. Morley​

Cost: $17 (includes dinner); reservations: 724-628-6832 by March 27​

St. Rita Social HallLenten SeriesWednesdays after 8:00 p.m. mass

Pope Benedict’s book, “Jesus of Nazareth: Holy Week” with Father Daniel J. Ulishney

St. Rita Social HallLenten SeriesThursdays from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

​"Everything you ever wanted to know about the church but were afraid to ask" with Father Robert T. Lubic​

St. John Baptist de La SalleVespers and Meager MealMarch 27 at 6:00 p.m.

​Information: Hank Wonders, 724-321-4740​

St. John Baptist de La Salle Stations of the CrossMarch 3,17 & 31 at 6:00 p.m.
St. John Baptist de La Salle Social hallSpeaker PresentationsFebruary 27, March 6 & 13 at 7:00 p.m.

​"Spiritual Warfare," Feb. 27
"The New Heavens and New Earth and General Judgment," March 6
"Last Things: Heaven, Hell and Purgatory and the Effects of Original Sin," March 13

St. Mary, Our Lady of LourdesTalk by Benedictine, Father John Mary Tompkins March 20 at 6:00 p.m.

​Followed by Mass for the feast of St. Joseph (8:30 p.m.) and exposition and Benediction ​

St. Mary, Our Lord of LourdesStations of the Corss March 10 & 24, April 7 at 6:00 p.m.
St. Raymond of the Mountains ParishStations of the CrossWednesdays at 6:30 p.m.

​Followed by potluck dinner​

Our Lady, Queen of Peace ParishStations of the CrossWednesdays at 11:00 a.m.

​Followed by Mass at noon​

Our Lady, Queen of Peace ParishStations of the CrossFridays at 6:30 p.m.

Followed by Benediction​

St. John the BaptistHealing Waters: A Lenten Concert of Renewal and HopeApril 2 at 7:00 p.m.

​Free admission​

St. Joseph TenebraeApril 12 at 8:00 p.m.

​Information: Sarah Noone, 724-887-6321 or​

SS. Cyril & Methodius ParishLenten Morning of Reflection with Father William J. KielMarch 18 at 8:30 a.m.

​Mass, ​reflections and lunch (no cost); reservations (by March 13): Jean Thompson, 724-557-2641​

Our Lady of Grace ParishExposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Stations of the CrossThursdays at 4:30 p.m.

​Followed by Benediction​

Our Lady of Grace Parish Albanese HallFilm series, “For the Life of the World”February 27 - April 10 from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.

​$5 donation for the book or can be borrowed 
Limited child care
Register: Katrina Coleman, 724-838-9480, or​

St. Emma MonasteryLenten Evening of Recollection March 22 at 3:30 p.m.

​Retreat master: Bishop Edward C. Malesic
Evening includes Holy Hour, confessions, two conferences, dinner and Mass
Cost: $20, payable at the door; reservations: 724-834-3060

St. Emma MonasteryLenten Evening of Prayer and Recollection for MenMarch 30 form 4:00 - 9:00 p.m.

​Knights of Columbus Greensburg Chapter
Information or reservations: Don Granata, 724-468-1808 or 412-215-3473

St. Paul ParishStations of the CrossFridays at 12:15 p.m.
St. Paul ParishExposition, rosary, adoration with homily by guest priestMarch 9 at 7:00 p.m.
St. Paul ParishEvening Candlelit Stations of the Cross with youth ministryMarch 12 at 6:30 p.m.
St. Paul ParishSeder Meal ExperienceMarch 16 at 6:30 p.m.
St. Paul Parish“Faustina: Messenger of Divine Mercy” live productionMarch 22 at 7:00 p.m.

​Admission: Freewill offering​

St. Edward ParishThe Way of the Cross for Married CouplesMarch 26 at 6:30 p.m.

​Refreshments follow; Information: 724-446-5381​

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