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Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, Pennsylvania 


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Our History

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.

Blessed Sacrament Cathedral Resurrection Celebration
Sunday, April 12, 2015
1:00 - 3:00 PM
Come celebrate "The Good News of the Resurrection"
with a parish wide luncheon and gathering in the Social Hall!
There will be a children's craft area and FIVE raffle drawings of $500.00 each!


Bundle Sunday!
April 25, 2015
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
and
April 26, 2015
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Members of the St. Vincent DePaul Society and Blessed Sacrament Cathedral will be at the Formation Center to collect your clothing and shoe donations.  Tax receipts will be available.
Thank you for your continued support.


Upcoming Chew and Chat dates!
Chew and Chat will meet on the following dates
 in the Social Hall beginning at 10:10 AM.
Reflect on the bulletin inserts prior to the scheduled dates.
April 26
May 17
June 21
July 26
August 30
September 27

 

 

  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
Secure giving through Our Sunday Visitor Download the current ministers schedule

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