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The Diocese of Greensburg is undertaking a massive effort to listen to a broad range of people throughout our faith community about the pastoral connectivity of our Church. Bishop Larry J. Kulick asks that you prayerfully consider taking the “Synod Survey” by clicking on the link below.
Please consider taking part in one of the Towne Hall Meetings and/or Zoom calls. Your input is very important.
Daily Mass Schedule – Mass will be celebrated on Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri at 8:30 am. There will NOT be a Saturday morning mass EXCEPT for the 1st Saturday, when we will have our Healing Mass.
Confession time has changed to 11:00 am on Saturday morning, or by appointment.
Daily mass readings/reflections as well as other important announcements are sent via Seton Chronicles, our electronic newsletter. If you are not receiving it, send an email to Julie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Parish Facebook page, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church(search by @seasnh) is constantly updated so be sure to check it out and “Like” the page to follow.
The Parish office is open. Office hours will be Mon, Tues, Thurs, Friday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Closed on Weds.
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The winter ministry schedule November 27 – February 27, 2022 is now available. Click here: Nov 27, 2021 to Feb 27, 2022 final
Sign up sheets to serve Christmas Eve & Christmas Day will be available in the back of church.
Mass Intention Book for 2022
The Mass book for 2022 opened on August 1st, 2021. All mass intentions must be reserved in writing and the usual stipend of $10 per mass is required with the form. No phone intentions are taken. Starting in 2022 – A limit of THREE (3) Masses per year for any one person will be scheduled. One ONE intention for a Saturday/Sunday mass. All others will be a weekday mass. Click here for a form: Mass intention form
Operation Lunch Bag – We collect individual serving sizes of healthy lunch items for the school year lunch bag program during the months of September through May. Items can be placed in the plastic containers in the back of church. (No lunch bags in December when we collect the Holiday Dinner Totes.)
The new schedule for Memorials is now open. It runs from now until December 2022. Sign up forms are available on the counter in the back of church or at the parish office.
Memorial Intentions can be made on the Sanctuary Candle, Altar Candles, and/or Altar Bread & Wine. The memorial will be listed in the bulletin. This is yet another way to remember our dearly departed loved ones. Contact Julie at the office for more info.
MARION MINISTRY OF CARE – For those homebound parishioners who are unable to attend Mass due to illness, we would like to offer our Marion Ministry of the Homebound volunteers to bring the Communion Rite to them. Whether the illness is short term or long term, this ministry helps to keep them connected to your parish family. Contact Julie at the office for more information.
For more info on other activities and events at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, check out our new Facebook Page. It can be found by searching “Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Church”. Our Activities page is the one with the following profile picture:
Don’t forget to “Like” our new page and be sure to share it with your friends!
Opportunity for Prayer: All are invited to pray the rosary every morning at 8:00 am, in the church (Mon-Sat). What better way to start the day by spending a 1/2 hour of your time with the Lord.
Prayer Chain –In need of prayer? Contact Julie at the parish office and an email will be sent to our Prayer Warriors who will add your prayer intention to their list of prayers. Looking for a ministry to help others – be a Prayer Warrior. Contact Julie to add your name to our list who receive an email. All it takes is a few minutes of your time to say a prayer.
The Sacred Heart Novena will be prayed on the 1st Friday of each month following the 8:30 am Mass.
First Saturday Devotions will be held on the First Saturday of each month with Rosary at 8:00 am, Healing Mass with anointing at 8:30 am, and Holy Hour Adoration. Confessions at 11:00 am.
OSV Online Giving . Our parish is now using Online Giving from Our Sunday Visitor (OSV), which replaces our EFT (Electronic Funds Transfer) giving. OSV is a web-based offertory solution that allows parishioners to contribute from any location at any time and is simple to use. Online giving requires no special hardware or software. Parishioners may begin using this new system at any time. Click here for the link. Online Giving.
Please consider Online giving as a way of contributing even when you are not at Mass.
For more information or if you should have any questions on how to title the Parish in your Will or Trust please contact Julie at the Parish Office or the Catholic Foundation for the Diocese of Greensburg, 724-552-2502.
Human Trafficking: Modern day slavery has become an increasing hazard, not just in international circles, but on the streets of local cities. A prayer and outreach group is forming this month to combat human trafficking. As with the drug trade, it can hide in plain sight while it corrupts young and old. Please join efforts to pray and to promote awareness and educational resources for this issue. Help us to come to the aid of those in need of hope. For more information, contact Mary Ellen at 724-552-2605 or writing email@example.com .
Traveling ? Mass Times: a Ministry for traveling Catholics – find a Catholic Church wherever you travel. Don’t forget that while you are away, your home parish is still having to pay it’s bills. Sign up for EFT so that your contribution will be made even when you’re not here.
If you have any suspicion about the sexual abuse (or any other type of abuse) of a minor child by anyone — please contact PA Childline immediately at 1-800-932-0313. If the alleged abuser is functioning in a parish, school or diocesan position as clergy, religious, paid staff or volunteer you are also requested to contact the Bishop’s Delegate for Matters of Sexual Misconduct after you have called the Childline number and made the report. The Bishop’s Delegate may be reached at 724-837-0901, Ext. 1221.
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St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish was born to serve the needs of our ever-growing faith community. We are spirit-filled, hardworking people, baptized into the Family of God and called to ministry. We gather together to worship, to spread the Gospel Message of Peace, to respond to the needs of all and to love one another. We pledge to become more spiritually alive as a parish, Inspired, Motivated and Challenged by the love of Jesus Christ.