• Our Faith…Our Diocese Features Rectory, Set, Cook II

      In the February edition of Our Faith…Our Diocese, Eric Deabill, Diocesan Secretary for Communications, takes a closer look at this year’s Rectory, Set, Cook! Competition featuring pastor chefs from around the Diocese.   Since

  • Rectory, Set, Cook! is Back

    Rectory, Set, Cook! II is now live! More than 30 pastor chefs are putting their best recipes to the test, looking for your votes to support Catholic Social Services and their own parishes. This year,

  • Meals on Wheels & Dinners for Kids

    Thanks to the generosity of 440 donors and the culinary skills of Fr. James Paisley, pastor of St. Therese in Shavertown and St. Frances X. Cabrini in Carverton, Fr. Paisley was able to raise $31,560.00

  • Money raised thru Rectory, Set, Cook benefits local charities

    Thanks to the generosity of 440 donors, Rev. James Paisley was able to raise $31,560.00 in the "Rectory, Set, Cook" competition. As promised, $15,800.00 of those funds have been returned to St. Therese’s Parish in

“May each of us who seek something more in our lives than this world can provide, come to experience that mercy as a blessing that, as our Holy Father tells us, ‘knows no bounds and extends to everyone without exception. No one is excluded from God’s mercy.’”

Bishop Joseph C. Bambera

“I have decided to announce an Extraordinary Jubilee which has at its center the mercy of God. It will be a Holy Year of Mercy. We want to live in the light of the word of the Lord: ‘Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful’ (cf. Lk 6:36). And this especially applies to confessors! So much mercy!”

Pope Francis

“I will go anywhere and do anything in order to communicate the love of Jesus to those who do not know Him or have forgotten Him.”

St. Frances X. Cabrini