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Outdoor Summer Masses
Father John D. Byrnes, Rector, and the Parish Family of Saint Michael the Archangel Basilica, Loretto, invite the faithful to join us each Sunday evening at 7:00 p.m. for the outdoor Sunday Mass at the beautiful Shrine of Our Lady of the Alleghenies in Loretto. The first Mass of the season will be celebrated on Sunday, May 29, 2016, and will continue through Labor Day Weekend, September 4, 2016. Please bring a lawn chair. In the event of inclement weather, the Mass will be held in the Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel.
Saturday — 4:00 PM
Sunday — 8:00 AM, 10:30 AM, 12:00 Noon
Monday — Friday - 8:30 AM
Easter and Christmas Mass times: See the Bulletin
Other Holy Days:
Vigil of — 7:00 PM
Day of — 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 7:00 PM
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Saturday — 12:00 Noon and after 4:00 PM Mass
Baptism of Infants and Young Children
Parents should contact the rectory well before an expected Baptism, before birth when possible, to prepare for and schedule baptisms. Call the Rectory Office at 814-944-8509 to learn more.
A two-year formal preparation begins when your child is enrolled in Religious Education, either while attending the Parochail School or Saint Rose of Lima Sunday School. To learn more, contact Bernice Shoenfelt at 814-944-8509.
First Holy Communion
A two-year formal preparation begins when your child is enrolled in Religious Education, either while attending Parochial School or Saint Rose of Lima Sunday School. To learn more, contact Bernice Shoenfelt at 814-944-8509.
Preparation begins in grade nine. To learn more, contact Bernice Shoenfelt at 814-944-8509.
Adults and older children considering a Religious Vocation may contact the Rectory at 814-944-8509.
Couples interested in celebrating the Sacrament of Matrimony must meet with a priest at least nine months before the proposed wedding date. To learn more, contact Father Saylor or Father Spishak at 814-944-8509.
Anointing of the Sick
Arrangements can be made by contacting the Rectory at 814-944-8509.
RCIA means Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and Children. Christian Initiation is a spiritual journey of adults and children. It is a process by which uncatechized individuals and individuals Baptized in another Christian denomination learn about the Catholic Church. Catholic sponsors who are willing to share their faith experiences with new members and journey with them throughout the process are always needed. Those seeking to become Catholic may contact the Rectory at 814-944-8509.