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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.

Welcome Bishop-Elect Edward C. Malesic

Bishop-Elect Malesic's Ordination will be at
Blessed Sacrament Cathedral on July 13, 2015.
You can find further information about this wonderful announcement on the diocesan website,
www., and diocesan social media.
Let us all pray that our new Shepherd, Bishop-Elect Malesic,
may be filled with grace, humility, and strength,
as he takes up the leadership of the Diocese of Greensburg.

Regional Memorial Day Mass
9:00 AM
St. Paul's Church

Upcoming Chew and Chat dates!
Chew and Chat will meet on the following dates
 in the Social Hall beginning at 10:10 AM.
June 21
July 26
 August 30
September 27



Anointing Mass
June 2, 2015
4:00 PM
The parish community of Blessed Sacrament Cathedral will
celebrate Mass with the communal Anointing of the Sick.  Following Mass,
there will be a dinner in the Cathedral Hall provided by the Knights of Columbus. 
If you are planning on attending this Mass and dinner,
 please call Sandi Kocian in the parish office at 724-834-3710 ext. 11.







  The Most Reverend Lawrence E. Brandt

  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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