Faith and Family Since 1925

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We, the Church of the Beloved Disciple, are called by our Baptism to worship God through liturgy and the sacraments to serve others by ministering to the community and to actively spread the Gospel.

  • Church of the Beloved Disciple Mission Statement
  • 1310 S Center St. Ext., Grove City, PA  16127     Phone:  (724) 748-6700

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Church of the Beloved Disciple

NEW DAILY MASS SCHEDULE BEGINNING THE WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 6TH
Beginning the week of September 6th our DAILY Mass schedule will change to:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday — 8:00am (Labor Day — 9:30am)
Thursday — 6:00pm 1st Saturdays — 8:00am
Also, beginning the week of September 6th, our monthly 24 Hour Adoration will resume following the morning daily Mass on Fridays before first Saturdays and will conclude on Saturday prior to first Saturday Mass. Our parish offices will be open on Thursdays ONLY from 9am—4pm. Thursday Adoration from 2-4pm will be discontinued.

Prayer Opportunities On Line

Prayer Opportunities On Line: There have been changes to the weekly prayer opportunities schedule due to a variety of reasons. Please look at the weekly schedule below or in the Bulletin, on Facebook and the Parish app to keep current. Join us as you can for the Rosary at Noon or Evening Prayer. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Parish Secretary or Deacon Owen (ext. 110).

Rosary at Noon:

   September 28 at noon

   September 29 at noon

   September 30 at noon

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Meeting ID: 874 4515 9264     Passcode: 849848

Evening Prayer: 

   September 27 at 7 pm

   September 29 at 7 pm

   September 30 at 7 pm

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Meeting ID: 834 0703 0346     Passcode: 190729

Eighth Annual Nostra Aetatate Lecture

Villa Maria Education and Spirituality Center

As knowledge of Paul’s social world has altered, so have reconstructions of the apostle’s mission and message. How did Paul think about the differences between Jews and non-Jews? (The key word here is ethnicity.) What kind of Jewish world did he inhabit? (The key word here is variety.) How did Paul process his experience of the risen Christ? (The key word here is apocalyptic.) How ‘monotheistic’ was ancient Jewish monotheism? (The key idea here is, It wasn’t.) Together in this lecture we will explore the ways in which current research on these four questions has led to a rethinking of Paul’s Jewish identity and of his concept of redemption in Christ. 

This virtual presentation is Co-Sponsored by Rev. George Balasko and is part of the Annual Nostra Aetate Lecture Series

Cost: Free will offering     Registration is required.

The Zoom link will be sent to all those who are registered on October 5, 2021.

Questions?  Contact us today at 724-964-8886

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Liturgical Schedule

Daily Mass:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday at 8 am
Thursday at 6 pm
First Saturdays at 8 am

Weekend Masses:
Saturday at 4:30 pm
Sunday at 8:00 am and 11:00 am

Confessions:
Saturday at 3:30 pm

Adoration:
Fridays before first Saturdays after the 8 am Mass

Office Hours

Our parish offices are open on Thursdays ONLY from 9am—4pm.
Otherwise, please call the office for an appointment with the pastor or the appropriate staff member, or with any questions or needs.

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LIVE STREAM OUR MASSES

To Live Stream Masses at 4:30PM or 11:00AM click here.

To do Facebook Live click here.

*** Please note that these Masses can be watched at anytime by clicking the above links.

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Living In Faith Together (LIFT) Information

LIFT Logo “One Sacred Community” by Mary Southard, CSJ, courtesy of www.MinistryOfTheArts.org

Living In Faith Together (LIFT)

 Theme: The Creed — I Believe in God

LIFT 2021-2022 Schedule

Please be reminded of Bishop Persico’s guidelines for attending Mass:

• Both for their protection and that of others, the following are strongly encouraged to wear masks while in church:

     • Those not fully vaccinated and those who are more comfortable doing so.
     • Everyone regardless of their vaccination status in counties where the transmission rate is substantial or high, for as long as that situation persists.

• . It is recommended that those approaching for Communion should sanitize their hands before entering the line to receive Communion.

• Bishop Persico's words at the Town Hall Meeting: ‘I really, really encourage you to receive Communion in the hand, out of consideration for people at this moment it would be best to receive Communion in the hand. This is about charity.’

Child ProtectionClick here for information from the Erie Diocese Office of Child Protection.

Suicide Prevention Awareness Month:  September is Suicide Prevention Awareness month. Please take time to familiarize yourself with what YOU can do to address this Pro-Life Issue.  There will be information available (such as a Mercer County Directory of Resources) in the Gathering Space, plus online information and seminars to learn and discuss this important Pro-Life Issue that affects all of us in one way or another. If you have questions, please contact Deacon Owen in the Parish Office at extension 110.

Talk Saves Lives:  Join an on-line seminar (Zoom) on Suicide Prevention Tuesday September 21 at 7 pm. The seminar lasts about one hour with discussion to follow. How to connect to the Talk Saves Lives Seminar and presentation is listed below. Please join us for this Pro-Life Issue. If you have questions contact Deacon Owen in the Parish Office (x110).

The Beloved Disciple Community is invited to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Talk Saves Lives  Time: Sep 21, 2021 07 pm

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89757188359?pwd=WGZLNk0vLzBTMGw0aVhHVStFV29TQT09

Meeting ID: 897 5718 8359    Passcode: 445064

Strengthening Families Program (for Parents and Children): Beloved Disciple will be hosting this free program that is fun for the family, focusing on parents' and youths' already existing strengths; dinner is provided.  The Program, developed by Iowa State University, starts October 6 at 5:30 pm (with dinner provided) and ends at 8 pm. This 7-week program for families with children ages 10-14 addresses both Parent and Youth topics in breakout sessions, then joining together to discuss family topics. Registration is required. A registration form is available in the Parish Office or contact Deacon Owen in the Parish Office (ext. 110). This is a great opportunity to reconnect with your family.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

  • Community Blood Drive at the K of C Hall on Monday, September 27, from 1 pm to 7 pm
  • The Kindred Spirit Thursday Morning Bible Study resumed meeting on June 3, 2021 at 10 am in the Schleigh Library. PLEASE COME AND JOIN US. (Please enter through the Faith Formation Entrance.)
  • The Legion of Mary meets in the library every Monday at 7:00 pm. A number of us meet every Tuesday at 6:00 pm to pray the rosary.

Please pray for our parishioners who have gone to be with the Lord...

  • Martin James Donahue, born May 2, 1939, died September 9, 2021
  • Virginia Margaret Razzano, born July 12, 1928, died August 19, 2021
  • Mary C. Slusser, born November 24, 1942, died July 26, 2021
  • Mary Theresa Falcetta, born January 28, 1926, died July 19, 2021
  • Eleanor M. Leone, born December 4, 1924, died June 25, 2021
  • Constance E. Como, born August 18, 1960, died June 21, 2021
  • Joseph D. Monteleone, born July 11, 1927, died May 28, 2021

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New to our Community? Join our Parish!

Welcome to our parish!  Please contact the parish office for an appointment to register or print a copy of the Parish Registration Form to fill out at home.  You can mail or deliver your completed form or place it in the collection basket.  If your printer permits, you may print it on both sides of the paper.  We hope you will become a part of our parish family!

Sacramental Preparation

For all Sacraments:  Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation, Penance, Marriage and Holy Orders, or the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA), please call the parish office for information and assistance.

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