Kate Wells and 40 other members of the cast and crew of “City of Man” were disappointed they couldn’t perform this year. But thanks to the generosity of supporters, the production still will benefit those in need.
Father Fred Cain traveled to St. Thomas à Becket Parish in Jefferson Hills on Saturday expecting simply to celebrate Mass, which is recorded every weekend for his parish grouping. What he received was perhaps the biggest surprise of his priesthood.
When staff and residents need spiritual care at the Beaver County nursing facility with Pennsylvania’s worst COVID-19 outbreak, they contact Father Bill Schwartz. Through phone calls, emails, texts, and Skype calls, the Pirates Chaplain gives prayer, advice, or a listening ear.
Each evening at 7 p.m. the Lamb family gathers around a Zoom screen to pray the Rosary with Father Adam Potter and about 400 other people who have become their spiritual community during the coronavirus lockdown.
Teaming up with a group from Holy Sepulcher Parish in Glade Mills, Maddy has been helping sew cloth coverings for patients at Butler Memorial Hospital and residents at Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where her aunt works.
Volunteers through the Catholic Community of South Pittsburgh (CSSP) which represents the grouping of Holy Apostles, Holy Angels, and Saint Sylvester parishes, will be distributing 1,200 meals on Sunday, May 3, 2020, with a mission of bringing the comfort of Jesus through comfort food during this challenging time.
Kathy Dudley had no idea when she started the Garden Club at Butler Catholic School that it would become such an important activity for families spending extensive time together at home during the pandemic.