The most extensive church restoration in the 160-year history of Immaculate Conception Parish in Washington, PA, according to a major benefactor, is designed to “take a beautiful church and make it even more beautiful.”
Led by their pastor, Father William Feeney, dedicated lay leaders have shepherded the project from wish list to blueprint to reality as part of Our Campaign for The Church Alive! Bishop David Zubik dedicated the new altar on Palm Sunday.
Father John Marcucci’s parishioners are seeing the light—literally and figuratively—as they live out the principles of good Christian Stewardship.
The longtime pastor of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish in Glenshaw points to new, energy-efficient lighting in the church as an example of using sacrificial gifts wisely through Our Campaign for The Church Alive!
Kateryna Bittner and Kelsey Kuzniewski looked around their new parish youth center and just smiled.
“It’s awesome,” Kelsey said. “I love it. We get to learn about our faith and just hang out together.”
“I am grateful to our parishioners and feel blessed that they made this happen,” Kateryna added.
The new Badano-Frassati Youth Room at St. Catherine of Sweden Parish in Allison Park was built through the generosity of donors to Our Campaign for The Church Alive!, part of a comprehensive renovation plan developed by parish leaders.
Declaring that the faithful have a great heart for God and for the Church, Bishop David Zubik announced the extraordinary response to the Diocese of Pittsburgh’s historic initiative, Our Campaign for The Church Alive!
With the goal of strengthening parishes and evangelizing, more than 44,000 donors representing about 130,000 Catholics in 200 parishes have pledged gifts to the campaign totaling $230,309,054.
Urges the Faithful ‘to continue to be excited about our faith’
Catholics and clergy across the six counties of the Diocese of Pittsburgh have responded overwhelmingly to an historic campaign to strengthen parishes and evangelize, Bishop David A. Zubik announced today.