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For more information about becoming involved or volunteering in one or more of these organizations, please contact the Parish Office.

 

Secular Third Order of St. Francis

Men and women, following Franciscan spirituality, who meet monthly for Mass and prayer.

 

Scouts

Boys and girls involved in parish scout troops. Please visit the Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting web page for more information.

 

St. Vincent de Paul Society

St. Sebastian St. Vincent de Paul Conference: The Vincentian Mission begins with a statement that says: "Inspired by Gospel values, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, a Catholic lay organization, leads women and men to join together to grow spiritually by offering person-to-person service to those who are needy and suffering..."

No work of charity is foreign to the Society, so Vincentians are available and open to help in whatever the need may be. The charitable works and services that are offered include: limited material and financial assistance for short term critical need; referrals to the appropriate counseling agency or service; initiation and promotion of necessary services when the local community lacks adequate programs to deal with the causes or results of poverty; assisting persons in finding employment or adequate housing; self-help programs (self-help systems are represented by such operations as food co-ops, credit unions, repair co-ops, home services for the aged and shut-ins); housing rehabilitation; legal services; adult education and the like; development of inexpensive recreational programs; development of professional and household services at nominal cost for low income families (this type of neighborhood service could encompass a considerable range of specialists: plumbers, carpenters, nurses, lawyers, doctors, electricians, appliance repair personnel); nothing is overlooked if it can serve a need for the needy. If you know of someone with such a need please have them contact us at 724-493-8119.

We meet every other week on Tuesday evening at 7:00, in the Parish Center. Should you have an interest to assist in any way with any amount of time, a little or a lot, please call or come and join us at the meeting.

The Saint Vincent de Paul Store, located at 1701 Grand Boulevard in Monessen, is operated by parishioners from 10 Catholic churches of the Byzantine and Roman Rites in the Mon Valley, including our parish. The store offers useable clothing, furniture and household supplies for a very minimum cost. The store is always looking for more volunteers. Members of our parish volunteer on Mondays at the store, and Saturday is a day open to anyone interested in helping. If you would like to volunteer or have questions, please call (724) 684-5147.

 

Valley of Hope

Catholic charismatic prayer group that meets on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month. The group does not meet December thru March.

 

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