Foundation board member Gretchen Roos received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Papal Honor on September 24 from Bishop David Zubik. The award is the highest honor that can be awarded to the laity by the pope.
Families and faithful throughout the diocese are encouraged to participate in this historic event at St. Paul’s Seminary in Crafton.
After spending a week at our mission in Chimbote, Peru, 20 volunteers from the Diocese of Pittsburgh agree that the experience is one they will never forget.
Bishop David Zubik celebrated the Vigil Mass of Ascension on May 24 at St. Paul’s Seminary by Commissioning 20 volunteer Chimbote Mission team members who will travel this summer to our mission in Peru.
After 45 years of presenting passion plays during Lent, the St. Sebastian Parish youth ministry took a new approach this spring. They created an original musical revue to benefit The Chimbote Mission and Project Hope, their mission project in Kentucky.
In March, unusually heavy rains brought flooding and catastrophic mudslides to areas of Peru surrounding the Diocese of Pittsburgh’s mission in Chimbote. The poorest residents of Chimbote who are served by our mission are in need of our help to recover from their losses.