COMING EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS!!

Updated June 24, 2018

 

If you and your spouse are celebrating  your 50TH   WEDDING   ANNIVERSARY any time this year and would like to be invited to the Diocesan Celebration at St. Paul Cathedral on Sunday,  October  7, at  2:30 p.m., please call the rectory or drop a note in the collection basket no later than Sunday, August 5.

 

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The annual PETER’S PENCE COLLECTION will be taken the weekend of, June 29-30. This annual collection enables the Holy Father to respond with emergency financial assistance to those throughout the world who suffer from war, oppression, disease and natural disasters. It is a powerful way for Catholics around the world to assist those most in need.

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You won’t want to miss our PARISH FEAST DAY on Friday, June 29, with Mass at 7:00p.m. and a party to follow in the cafeteria. Mark your calendar so you don’t miss this time of fellowship.

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ADULT CHOIR REHEARSALS FOR THE UPCOMING FEAST DAY OF SAINTS PETER AND PAUL Let us celebrate our patron saints of Peter and Paul this coming Friday with some festive music! A rehearsal for the Adult Choir will be on Wednesday, June 27, at 11:00 a.m. in the church. If a funeral is scheduled that morning, we will postpone it to the next day. Please contact Ken Hand, our music minister at 724-775-4111, Ext. 225, if you have any questions.

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The theme for VBS this year is “SHIPWRECKED, Rescued by Jesus.”  VBS  will be held

 Please click on link below

and print out form

to Register as a Student or Volunteer for VBS!!

VBS Student Registration 2018

VBS Volunteer Form 2018

 

VBS NEEDS: We are in need of the following donations for VBS: carpet tubes, wrapping paper tubes, paper towel tubes, toilet paper tubes, paper plates (plain white paper not Styrofoam), plastic colored solo cups (12 oz), wooden crates, painter’s tarp, cardboard boxes (lots), netting, clear glass wine bottles with the cork, string of lights, artificial greenery, carpet remnants, tiki torches, cardstock (any color), plain pony beads and letter beads.

 

VBS DECORATING SCHEDULE

 

Monday, July 16               9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Tuesday, July 17               9:00 a.m. to 12 noon

Wednesday, July 18        6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 19             6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The Saints Peter and Paul ROSARY MAKERS SUMMER SCHEDULE is Wednesday mornings on June 6 and August 1, 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. There are no Wednesday mornings in July. Monday evenings are June 11, July 9 and August 6, from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. All meetings are held in Keating Hall. Please contact Patricia Ferrese at 412-589- 5068 with any questions. Beginners are welcome.

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Our next, and final regularly scheduled event of the year, will be our “End of the Year Cookout” taking place on Sunday, June 24, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in front of the school. Join us for a relaxed night of games, food and fellowship. This event is open to both High School and Middle School students, so be sure to bring a friend. Everyone is strongly encouraged to wear a loud Hawaiian shirt!

 

WORLD YOUTH DAY PILGRIMS will be selling Homemade Donuts after all Masses on Sunday, June 23. Your continued support is very much appreciated.

 

Josh  Snatchko,  ym@ssppbeaver.org

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CATHOLIC KENNYWOOD DAY Join the Vocations Office for a fun-filled day of rides, Mass, and a Festival of Praise on Monday, July 23. Fr. Mike Zavage will celebrate Mass at 4:00 p.m. and John Trabbic and his band will lead the Praise at 8:00 p.m. in Pavilion 23. Cost: $23.00 Visit PGHpriest.com to order tickets.

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RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is for those who have never been baptized, those of another denomination who wish to join the Catholic Faith Community, Catholics who have never been confirmed and Catholics who wish to review the teachings of the Catholic Church. If you know of anyone who may be interested in joining the Catholic Church, please call Nora at the Rectory office – 724-775-4111.

 

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SAINTS PETER AND PAUL

GARDEN MINISTRY APPEAL!

 

June 17, 2018

THE GARDEN MINISTRY UPDATE:             

The Women’s Shelter thanks you for the wonderful response for new sheets and bedding. They are very grateful for the continuing support of our parish. The shelter has a continual need for paper products: toilet tissue, paper towels, facial tissue, wipes, napkins, paper cups, paper plates, etc. There is a basket at the back of the church for your donations. You can also drop them off at the Shelter’s Annex Office during regular business hours. For further information, please contact Mike Durham at 724-728-0747, or email him at mikedurham6@gmail.com. Thank you.

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May 27, 2018

HOW TO DISPOSE OF EXPIRED MEDICINES?

A local disposal box for expired prescriptions or other medications you may no longer need has been placed in the lobby of the Brighton Twp. and Beaver Police Departments providing a safe and proper means for  their disposal. This collection box is being provided by the Beaver Co. District Attorney’s Office as unused medications are often subject to abuse or accidental poisoning and overdoses.

 

Medications should remain in their original containers. Personal information on the labels should be crossed out, but information about the medication itself should be legible. Gather up those prescription medications, prescription patches, over-the-counter medications, vitamins, medication samples and medications for pets and drop them off for a safe disposal. Open containers of liquids should be completely sealed. (At this time, NO needles, aerosol cans or inhalers are being accepted.)

 

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The parish-based SUBSTANCE ADDICTION MINISTRY (SAM) is a program of the National Catholic Council on Addictions, an affiliate of the U. S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. This ministry, being established in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, is to offer hope, healing and reconciliation to both the afflicted and affected.  “Addiction disconnects people: from self, loved ones, and God.  SAM is a support ministry that helps people face the challenges that accompany addiction.” (http://NCCAtoday.org). 

             Saints Peter and Paul SAM meets every first Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm in Keating Hall.

Before the meeting, the Rosary is prayed at 6:30 pm in the church and then Mass is celebrated at 7 pm.

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Don’t forget about our “CHEERY CARD MINISTRY”! If you know of anyone who would love a cheery card, please call Joan Doyle at 724-643-8551 or the Rectory office at 724-775-4111. Our Cheery Card Volunteers would love to make you smile with one of their beautiful cards!!

 COMMUNION VISITS FOR THE HOMEBOUND – If you know anyone who is not able to make it to Mass and would like communion, please call the Rectory office and we will schedule a visit by an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion – 724-775-4111.

 

HEALTH MINISTRY—If you have questions about your health care or need someone to talk with about your health, please call our

Parish Nurse, Joyce Matsko at 724-775-4111.

 

Our WRAPPED IN  COMFORT MINISTRY provides lap afghans and shawls to those who may be experiencing some difficult times.  If you know of anyone who would benefit from one of our lap afghans or shawls, please call the Rectory, 724-775-4111.  Also, if you are interesting in being part of this ministry, please call the Rectory.

The TRANSPORTATION MINISTRY provides rides to doctor appointments, grocery store, etc. for folks in our parish and our local area who are homebound.  If you know of anyone who is in need of this service,  please call the Rectory.

Joyce Matsko, Parish Nurse          Nora Stay, Social Minister             Cindy Zurik, Bereavement Facilitator

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MANDATED        REPORTER           TRAINING           

The    Diocese   of Pittsburgh requires that all volunteers who come in contact with children attend this three-hour workshop detailing reporting mandates which are a vital part of the Church’s efforts to prevent the abuse of children. A list of live classes or on-line classes can be found online at www.diopitt.org.   If you have any questions, call Nora at 724-775-4111.

There will be a live class on Monday, November 14, 6-9:00 p.m.  at Holy Family Parish in New Brighton. You must register if you want to participate in this class by going to www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0549a9ac2ca6f49-mandated or call Nora at the Rectory.