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 What You Need to Know

Welcome Back |Public Mass Resumes
Our regular weekday and weekend schedule has resumed. (Monday to Friday 9AM) (Saturday 5:30PM) (Sunday 8:00 & 10:30AM). The 6:00PM Mass has been suspended until further notice. The live stream of Mass occurs weekly at 10:30AM. The faithful remain dispensed from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation. For the interim, there will be a 220 maximum attendance for each liturgy on campus. Regretably, once capacity is reached, the doors will be closed.

Guidelines for Returning to Church

All additoinal guidelines and directives can be found in the image at right. Please follow all postage signage when you arrive at church.

Reconciliation
The sacrament of reconciliation takes place Saturdays at 12PM, or by appointment. Please reach out to Father Michael Sikon if you wish to make an appointment.

Adoration
Wednesdays 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM.

Events and Gatherings
The staff met off campus in late June for their yearly planning day. This is the day that the entire year is programmed. Liturgies for the upcoming year are discussed, events are put on the calendar, and then groups can begin scheduling. This year the meeting looked a little different, as the coming months are still somewhat obscure. However, it was still a fruitful meeting. We were able to decide how to let our groups begin meeting, as well as adapting Foundations of Faith, Sacramental Preparation and Youth Ministry in order to comply with diocesan guidelines.

Parish Festival Canceled for July
Many have been wondering and/or asking about our annual Parish Festival. We all have experienced great uncertainty recently, and sadly we must announce the cancellation of our annual Parish Festival this July.

Please know this was not an easy announcement for us to make and share with all of you. Although it takes hours of planning and hard work to organize and pull off this grandiose event, we will truly miss out on the camaraderie with our parish family, Penn Township community, vendors and business sponsors.

Although the festival is cancelled for this July, we have already begun discussing new ways to engage our community. Please stay connected to us across all communication platforms as we begin to share news and information. Again, we wish to thank everyone for your continued support.

 Stay Connected with Parish Life

​We are the church, and right now we have been deployed. It is vital for us all to stay connected as the parish family of St. Barbara. The options below are ways everyone can stay connected with parish life.
  1. Visit our YouTube Channel for the live stream of Sunday Masses at 10 AM. You'll also find video messages from Father Michael, and Good Morning St. Barbara segments. 
  2. Text STBARBARAHC to 484848 (opt out anytime).
  3. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/stbarbarahc
  4. Follow us on Instagram @stbarbarahc
  5. View the monthly Newsletter.
  6. Join our Email Community (subscribe below).

 Monthly Newsletter

View the Newsletter
​To our parishioners and those who wish to stay connected with parish life here at St. Barbara, we invite you to view our most recent Newsletter. While we may not be publishing weekly bulletins, and find ourselves unable to gather publicly for Masses, or host other events and gatherings on campus, Father Michael and our parish team still wish to share information with you, and keep our lines of communication open. Thanks for stopping by to read more about what has been happening as we all journey through this global pandemic. 

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 How to Give | Staying Stronger Together

Ways to Give to the Weekly Offertory

You can lean more about how to give by selecting Donate above. We appreciate your generosity and support to ensure our parish community remains strong, vibrant and well beyond this global pandemic.

  • OPTION #1
    • Attend daily or weekend Mass and leave your offertory envelope in a designated receptacle in the Narthex.
  • OPTION #2
    • Mail your offertory envelopes to the Parish Office. 
  • OPTION #3
    • Visit stbarbara.weshareonline.org to make a gift; select the collection or collections to make your donation; and enter your payment info.

Grow in the Lord | 2020 Diocesan Lenten Appeal
We are so close to hitting our goal. You can still give a one-time gift or pledge to the 2020 Diocesan Lenten Appeal. Visit stbarbara.weshareonline.org to get started.