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Metro Area: Pittsburgh (PA)
St John the Baptist Greek Catholic (Ruthenian)
Historical Entry: Relocated
Formerly at:
Street Address N/A
Homestead
PA
15120
USA
Historical Location - Not A Mailing Address Or Active Location
Rite: Byzantine
Church sui iuris: Byzantine Ruthenian Catholic
Canonical Jurisdiction(s):
Latin Diocese: Pittsburgh
Canonically: Latin
Ritually: Ruthenian
Pastorally: Ruthenian
Cemetery: None

Sacramental Records at:
St John the Baptist Cathedral
210 Greentree Rd
Munhall
PA
15120-2955
USA
Ph: 412-461-0944
Fax: 412-462-3495

Status & Location Changes:
Formed in: 1894, meeting at National Hall in Homestead PA
Relocated in: 1894, to meet in its own building
Parish erected in: 1897, under the patronage of St John the Baptist
Relocated in: 1903, to 10th & Dickson Sts in Munhall PA
For this church, this is entry 1
of 2
This Entry Last Updated: 02/24/2011
Map Limitations: Lacking a street address, this map is generic to the city or town
Latitude: 40.405903
Longitude: -79.911995
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“Everyone who drinks of this water will be thirsty again, but whoever drinks of the water that I will give him will never be thirsty again. The water that I will give him will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.” (John 4:13-14 ESV)

Pentecost

Blessed are You, O Christ our God, * Who has shown the fishermen to be all wise, * by sending down to them the Holy Spirit, * and through them You have caught the whole world in Your net. * O Lover of Mankind, glory to You. (Troparion - Tone 8)

Glory to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit, now and ever, and to the ages of ages. Amen.

When the Most High descended, confusing tongues, * He divided the nations; * but when He distributed the tongues of fire, * He called all to unity; * and, with one voice, * we glorify the Most Holy Spirit. (Kontakion - Tone 8)

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Pray Without Ceasing

Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.

Wisdom from the Church Fathers

No one has to be embarrassed over his sinful state. ‘There is no man who, while living, does not sin,’ and the more sinful the man, the stronger will be God’s help in leading him out of his sinful mire. But the help of God comes only when the sinner repents with heartfelt contrition and has the will to reform. Not seeing in himself enough strength of soul to break away from sinful deeds, he asks for God’s help. This is where the mercy of God, Who does not wish the death of the sinner but wants him to be converted and live, is often evident.… If the voice of conscience awakens in us a feeling of remorse or repentance, then we must pray fervently to the Guardian Angel of our human existence that he may keep us from corrupt downfalls and help us ‘serve God with fear and trembling.’

Elder Macarius of Optina