Fourth Sunday of Easter

This Sunday of the Easter Season is known as Good Shepherd Sunday. The Gospel is one in which Jesus teaches us about the Good Shepherd. This Sermon of Jesus took place while Jesus was in the area of Jerusalem teaching and performing great deeds. He was preparing to celebrate the Jewish Feast of the Dedication […]

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New Daily Mass Links, Special Vocation Day May 3 Links

Spring online events in the Basilica (the same link every week). Masses weekdays, 8 a.m. https://vimeo.com/event/44172 Masses Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. https://vimeo.com/event/4583 Masses Sundays with Father Paul, Father Maximilian and Brother Barnabas, 10 a.m. https://vimeo.com/event/44377 Ways to watch: https://vimeo.com/user109924459 YouTube channels: https://www.youtube.com/user/StVincentArchabbey/ Or https://www.youtube.com/user/SaintVincentSeminary Or https://www.facebook.com/SaintVincentSeminary/ Or find links from our websites: www.saintvincentseminary.edu Front Page www.saintvincentarchabbey.org […]

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57th World Day of Prayer for Vocations

This Sunday, May 3, 2020, is the 57th World Day of Prayer for Vocations. Father Maximilian Maxwell, O.S.B., director of vocations for Saint Vincent Archabbey, lays out the schedule for our online observance of this special day. We invite everyone interested in a vocation to the religious life, family members and friends to join in […]

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Third Sunday of Easter

Today’s scripture readings open with the scene of Saint Peter preaching to a large group of people in Jerusalem on the feast of Pentecost.  Pentecost was one of the three pilgrimage feasts that required Jewish men (often joined by their entire family) to make a trek to the Holy City, and so it was typical […]

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Easter Sunday

On this greatest day of the year Christians everywhere rejoice over the resurrection of Christ from the dead and our sharing in his Paschal victory. While we never separate the resurrection from the incarnation, life, and death of Christ, it stands as the central moment of history and is the source of all Christian hope. […]

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Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Services

Our social media followers are encouraged to join Bishop Malesic of the Diocese of Greensburg for Holy Week. This includes a virtual service at 8 p.m. Holy Thursday, at 7 p.m. on Good Friday. The Easter Vigil as well as the other services will be streamed from the diocesan website, www.dioceseofgreensburg.org. The diocese will celebrate […]

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Palm Sunday

Gospel MT 26:14-27:66 We hear the Passion account from St. Matthew as we begin this Holy Week.  His account of the Passion emphasizes how Jesus was obedient to the will of the Father, even to point of accepting death on the cross.  Jesus speaks of this several times from the Last Supper, to Gethsemane where […]

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Diocese of Greensburg closes Churches, Limits Confessions, Baptisms and Funerals

GREENSBURG—In order to honor the requests of civil leaders and medical advisors, Greensburg Bishop Edward C. Malesic, after consulting with the diocesan Presbyteral Council, senior staff and medical experts, has issued additional guidelines and mandates to the diocese during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The guidelines are effective April 4, 2020. “This is an act of […]

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Fifth Sunday of Lent

The prophet Ezekiel greets us this Sunday with the words: “Thus says the Lord God—O my people, I will open your graves and have you rise from them” (Eze 37:12). Ezekiel is among the earlier voices in the Bible to speak of resurrection.  In Judaism, belief in a resurrection of sorts only came about over […]

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