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 What You Need to Know

Public Masses Resume June 1, 2020
St. Barbara Church will resume public Masses beginning June 1. This includes our regular weekday and weekend schedule. (Monday to Friday 9AM) (Saturday 5:30PM) (Sunday 8:00 & 10:30AM and 6:00PM). The live stream of Mass will continue, however the time will move to 10:30AM June 7. The faithful remain dispensed from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and holy days of obligation. 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.

Private Prayer Details Effective Until May 31, 2020
The church is reopen for private prayer everyday from 12PM to 7PM (beginning May 15, 2020). Our Parish Office remains closed unitl June 1. If you need to speak with a staff member, please know you may reach out to them via email. Individuals are also welcome to contact the office phone number at 724-744-7474 and leave a message. Staff check phone messages daily.

Events and Gatherings
All events and gatherings remain canceled until further notice. 

 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
    • Mail your offertory envelopes to the Parish Office. 
  • OPTION #2
    • 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
You can still give a one-time gift or pledge to the 2020 Diocesan Lenten Appeal. Visit stbarbara.weshareonline.org to get started.

 Mass Intentions

A number of questions have been raised about Mass Intentions scheduled during those days when publicly advertised Masses are suspended. Once a priest has accepted the obligation of a Mass Intention he is obliged to fulfill that request. Therefore, at a private Mass celebrated each day, Father Michael, fulfills scheduled intention. On Sundays, where multiple intentions are scheduled, those intentions are forwarded to retired priests, who are able to satisfy these obligations.

Understandably, many of the faithful wish to participate in the Mass at which loved ones are remembered. Therefore, any donor whose Mass intention was scheduled during this time may reschedule an additional Mass. As soon as we are permitted to resume the public celebration of Mass simply contact the Parish Office. No additional donation is required of those scheduling an additional Mass intention.

If you wish to schedule a Mass at this time, please reach out to Mary Ann Kent in the Parish Office. She is happy to assist you.