Our Mission and Our Staff
We believe that Jesus Christ came to reveal the fullness of God's love for us, and we continue to celebrate that love through praise, sacraments, service, and community. Learn about our mission and meet our staff.
Become Active in Parish Life
Our parish offers a wide range of ministry opportunities. Whether you'd like to learn more, pray more, or serve more, we have a ministry for you.
Strengthen Your Spiritual Life
Making an offering of our time, talents, and treasure is an integral part of what it means to be a Christian. But at the root of everything we do is our relationship with our God. Use these resources to help strengthen your spiritual life.
News & Events
FIRST RECONCILIATION: Please remember in your prayers the children who will make their First Reconciliation on Saturday, January 19, 2019: Hayley Bantley, Bella Basile, Madison Hamyrszak, Nora Minor, Bailey Veney and Simon Wilfong.
“UNDECORATING” THE CHURCH: We will be taking down the Church decorations on Tuesday, January 15 beginning at 6:30 PM and would appreciate any and all help.
NEW PARISH OFFICE HOURS: The Resurrection Parish Office will be open Monday thru Thursday, 9:00 AM until 4:00 PM. We will now be closed every Friday instead of Thursday. These changes went into effect the week of November 4.
DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER, Resurrection Parish will follow the Johnstown School District’s and/or Bishop McCort’s schedule. If there is a two hour delay, the Parish Office will open two hours late (11:00 AM), and all meetings/activities will take place. If there is no school the Parish Office will be closed and all meetings/activities will be cancelled. If there is an unscheduled early dismissal the Parish Office will close early and all meetings/activities will be cancelled. Please note, Mass WILL BE celebrated regardless.
2019 OFFERTORY ENVELOPES are now available. If you have not picked yours up yet, you can do so at the parish office during regular hours.
NEW MISSAL BOOKS: You may have noticed that the missal covers were not placed on the new missals. This is because they were more of a hindrance than a help. Please be as gentle with the new missals as possible as they need to last us throughout the new year.
ST PATRICK'S DAY SPECIAL - The $5.00 St Patrick's Day Special tickets will be available at Masses beginning January 12th & 13th. They can also be purchased at The Sweet Shoppe, The Parish Center or by calling Chris Falduto at 535-1054. Thank you for supporting this Parish fundraiser.
CHURCH PARKING LOT: Any vehicles that remain parked in the Church Parking Lot after Masses will be promptly towed, No exceptions.
JOB OPENINGS: WE ARE IN NEED OF A MUSIC DIRECTOR FOR OUR PARISH. Briefly, the Music Director is responsible for all dimensions of liturgical music involved in the life of our parish. The director must be both a musician and facilitator and be able to play and teach proper liturgical music in addition to allowing others with musical talents to participate in this minister. Key responsibilities are (but not limited to): providing music for all weekend/holy day Masses as well as funerals. The music director (being the first choice for weddings) must approve other musicians/singers. Practices with and maintaining a choir are required as well as training and scheduling cantors. The music minister must exhibit a proficiency in playing the pipe organ/keyboard. A full job description can be found on the Diocesan Web site. Pay is based on experience, education and proficiency.
END OF YEAR FINANCIAL STATEMENT
LOST AND FOUND: We have a variety of items that have been found on Resurrection Church property. Please come to the Parish Office to claim any items.
NATIONAL GOB DAY: We will be taking Gobs to sell at The Galleria for National Gob Day on Saturday, January 26. WE WOULD LIKE THIS EVENT TO BE A SMASHING SUCCESS SO WE NEED THE HELP OF ALL OF OUR PARISHIONERS FOR THIS FUNDRAISER! If you can spare any time to help bake, wrap or pack, it would be most appreciated. We will be making at least 3000 Gobs for this FUN fundraiser! We will be baking gobs on Fri., Jan. 11 and Sat., Jan. 19 beginning at 9:00 AM at the Oratory Hall on both days. Again, we need many hands to make this project happen! PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, IF YOU CAN HELP US, PLEASE DO SO, IT WOULD BE MOST APPRECIATED!
PRO LIFE VIGIL Every Thursday from 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM we hold a prayer vigil across from the Franklin Street Planned Parenthood facility here in Johnstown. For more information, call Gale at 539-0155.
THE SWEET SHOPPE 539-6502
Monday thru Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM; Friday 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Closed Sunday
The Sweet Shoppe is now opened year-round.
MARCH FOR LIFE BUS TRIP: Citizens Concerned for Human Life and St. Benedict Church is coordinating a bus to the 46th Annual March for Life in Washington, DC on Friday, January 18, 2019. The theme for this year is "Unique From Day One: Pro-Life is Pro-Science." The bus will depart from St. Benedict Church at 7:15 AM. Mass will be offered at 6:30 AM at St. Benedict. The cost to reserve a seat is $10/student and $15/adult. Money must be received prior to January 18th. All people under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Please do not let the cost of a ticket defer you from attending - if you need financial assistance, please contact Fr. Crowe at the rectory. The bus will return back to St. Benedict at about 10:00 PM the same day. We will stop for dinner, but please pack a breakfast and lunch. Please contact Joe Boito to register at (814) 266-1554 (leave a message if no one answers).
THE GABRIEL PROJECT PRO-LIFE MINISTRY urgently needs donations of diapers, unscented wipes, baby wash, baby lotion, baby bottles, or new/lightly used baby clothing. Please call Gale at 539-0155 for pick up of items.
THE CAMBRIA CITY MISSION, on Broad St. is collecting items for the homeless and less fortunate in our city. They are in need of: wash cloths, hand towels, tooth paste, tooth brushes, bar soap, shampoo and deodorant. Please place items in container on counter in the back of the church or take to the Parish Center. Thank you, Pat Meagher, 536-8551.
THE LIONS CLUB collects used eyeglasses for the needy in our area. If you happen to have an old pair of eyeglasses please consider donating them. There is a collection box in the back of the church.
GUIDED TOURS, 2019 - As part of the Casimir Cultural Center's inaugural year of events, Stella, Property Development and Event Production is excited to offer four Guided Tours in 2019.
These destinations offer spiritual, historical and cultural experiences in a pilgrimage-like setting. The tours are being provided for the rate of $100 per person, per tour or all four tours can be reserved at a reduced rate of $375 per person. Tours include: Roundtrip Luxury Motorcoach Transportation; Printed Tour Itinerary and Destination Information; On-board snacks and complimentary coffee/bottled water; Tour Coordinator; Guided Tours at all Destinations; Donation to Shrine; Gratuities; 1 Catered Meal per tour. Each tour is limited to 55 reserved spaces. Further tour details, pricing and on-line reservation form can be found at stellajohnstown.com/guided-tours/ .
For more information, email us at email@example.com, subject: Guided Tours.