Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh

The new Roselia Program includes transitional housing for homeless pregnant women and new mothers.

SAVING LIVES, CHANGING LIVES

Ashley was desperate. Twenty-one years old and two months pregnant, she had just dropped out of college. Her father was urging her to get an abortion. He believed having a baby now would ruin her life.

Then she saw a Catholic Charities flyer. It turned out to be a lifeline.

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Bishop David Zubik’s Prayer for The
Church Alive!

Father in heaven,
We, the Church of Pittsburgh,
praise You for the gift of your Son.
As a people who follow in His footsteps,
we pray for the grace
to embrace His mission, share His love
and Proclaim the gospel with courage.
We thank you for the gift of the Holy Spirit
Who remains with us always.
We commit ourselves to all we do with your many gifts,
not done for ourselves,
but for You and for one another.
Help us, Lord, to be your Church Alive!
by living, sharing, praying as one people
In Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Greene,
Lawrence and Washington counties.
Inspired by the Holy Spirit,
grant our prayer as we offer it to You
in the Name of your Son Jesus,
and with the help of our Blessed Mother,
who protects us under the mantle of her garment.
Hear us. Guide us. Renew us.
Now, and forever,
Amen.

OUR CAMPAIGN FOR THE CHURCH ALIVE!

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  1. Why did Bishop Zubik decide to launch Our Campaign for The Church Alive!?
    When he was first installed as Bishop of Pittsburgh in 2007, Bishop Zubik asked...

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SEMINARIAN
FORMATION

Deacon Michael Ackerman has always known that God wanted him to teach. But instead of helping junior high school students learn history and economics, he will be helping families to understand and deepen their faith as a priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

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New Evangelization Program

$1,500,000 will underwrite an exciting outreach strategy designed to call back those who have left the Church and reach out to those outside the Church, inviting them to return home to the Father through the Son by the grace of the Holy Spirit.

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