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Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 


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Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, a grand English gothic style structure, serves as the mother church of the Diocese of Greensburg, and towers on the hill top of North Main Street in downtown Greensburg. Our parish history dates back to 1789 and has since provided a home for both worship and faith formation to Catholics who live in the city of Greensburg and beyond.

A cathedral gets its name because it is the church where the cathedra (Greek and Latin for “chair,”) or bishop's chair, is placed. In ancient times, the chair was seen as the sign of authority to teach, and early bishops usually preached while seated. When the pope teaches formally, authoritatively and infallibly, he is said to be speaking "ex cathedra," or from the chair.

 

November 11, 2014
Veterans Day Mass
12:10 PM Mass

 Light luncheon and patriotic celebration to follow in the Social Hall.  A special insert to the worship aid for this Mass will be prepared with the names of deceased military, living retired military, and active duty military men and women.                                                               
Please email Sandi in the parish office at skocian@dioceseofgreensburg.org or
call the parish office at 724-834-3710 to submit names. 
Please indicate category as listed above. 
Also, please make a reservation for the luncheon
 if you plan to attend after the Mass by calling the parish office.

 

 

  Bishop
  The Most Reverend Lawrence E. Brandt

  Rector
  Msgr. Raymond E. Riffle

  Parochial Vicar
  Father Tyler J. Bandura

  Permanent Deacon
  Reverend Mr. William J. Hisker
  Daily Mass Times
  Monday-Friday: 12:10 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m.
Daily Rosary
Monday-Friday: 11:30 a.m.
  Weekend Mass Times
Saturday: 5:30 p.m.
Sunday: 7:00 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 7:00 p.m.
Holy Day Vigil Mass: 5:30 p.m.
Reconcillation: Saturday, 11:00 a.m., and by appointment
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