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Priesthood, Deacon Ordination May 25

Benedictines from Saint Vincent Archabbey will be ordained to the priesthood and to the diaconate on May 25 by Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Brother Dominic Sylvester Leo, O.S.B., the son of M. Leo Joseph and Rita Leo of Bangalore, India will be ordained […]

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Monday of the Fifth Week of EASTER

Acts 14:5-18; Ps 115:1-4,15,16; Jn 14:21-26:  How often have you heard it said, “God made man in his image and likeness and since then man has returned the favor?” The gods we make in our own image and likeness, the handiwork of men, demand glory from the children of men. Indeed, we become what we love; we […]

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Fifth Sunday of Easter

In the Acts of the Apostles we hear of the travels of Paul and Barnabas. These two men were not part of the original twelve Apostles, but the experience the Apostles had with Jesus was not limited to the chosen twelve, and was passed on to those who followed them. We are told that Paul […]

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Saturday of the Fourth Week of Easter

Acts 13:44-52; Ps 98:1-4; Jn 14:7-14:  The justice of God is not the fruit of nation building.  The God of Justice must reveal his justice; otherwise nations are blind to the justice of God.  Throughout history, nations have struggled to assert their identity and to defend their integrity.  Try though they might the individual nation-states […]

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Food Bank For Northern Cambria County

In the summer of 2017, Heart to Heart reported on the efforts of Father Thaddeus Rettger, O.S.B., and a group of volunteers from Saint Bernard Parish, Hastings, to establish a food pantry to serve the northern Cambria County area. The group, which does a twice-a-month distribution by the non-profit Peter Lemke Council of the Saint […]

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Saint Matthias, apostles

Acts 1:15-17,20-26; Ps 113:1-8; Jn 15:9-17:  The Risen Lord Jesus gives Saint Matthias a seat among the Eleven; the seat vacated by Judas must be filled so that the Twelve might be complete.  Saint Matthias is chosen to go forth; he is chosen to be an apostle. This feast is always celebrated during the fifty […]

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