Peter said to him, “You will never wash my feet.” Jesus answered him, “Unless I wash you, you will have no inheritance with me.” John 13:8 It was a beautiful image of the most profound humility ever witnessed. Jesus, the Eternal Son of God, the Second Person of the Most Holy Trinity, was exercising the … [Read more…]
And when he entered Jerusalem, the whole city was shaken and asked, “Who is this?” And the crowds replied, “This is Jesus the prophet, from Nazareth in Galilee.” Mt. 21:10-11 In 1982 I attended Moundsville Junior High. I was all of twelve years old and very nervous about leaving the safety of Central Elementary, to … [Read more…]
Dear St. Peter Claver Family, We are indeed living in strange times, and with the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the subsequent suspension of Masses and Stay at Home orders, Bishop Brenna has asked the pastors to come up with creative ways for the faithful to go to Confession. To adhere to the Social Distancing … [Read more…]
The standard procedure for a funeral at St. Peter Claver Catholic Church is that a funeral director (funeral home or mortuary) work with St. Peter Claver parish staff to set up the details of the visitation, funeral Mass or liturgy, luncheon and interment. Funeral directors are very helpful to the parish in that they arrange … [Read more…]
Connect with St. Peter Claver like never before. Stay up-to-date with what is going on in our parish throughout the week. With the myParish app you can receive and easily respond to messages from our parish. Enjoy many useful faith-building resources and features to complement your daily faith life, such as, Confession and prayer time … [Read more…]
Post by: Andy Chwalibog Members of our Parish that have been forced to miss the Sunday Eucharistic Celebration due to illness/injury/age can still reeve at home or in the hospital. As a parish community we have a responsibility to them to insure that they are not forgotten. The healing power of the Eucharist has long … [Read more…]
Want to review the readings for today’s Mass or preview the Sunday readings? CLICK HERE to visit the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops page and click on the “Today’s Readings: link.
We had several people stop and record their memories of St Peter Claver parish during our 80th Anniversary weekend. Click this link: Counting Our Blessings…Sharing Our Memories viseos to view them.
In this Prayer to Saint Peter Claver, we ask this great missionary to the Americas to inspire in us a similar missionary spirit, keeping always in mind that spiritual ills are more deadly than physical ills. Dear Saint of our modern times, you were permeated with compassion for the oppressed, for human beings sold as … [Read more…]
Many of us volunteer for St. Peter Claver. One of the suggestions from a recent safety audit of the facilities at church is that we make parishioners aware of the driving requirements and safety expectations when using their vehicles for church business. Catholic Mutual (insurance company for the Diocese) has some computer based training modules … [Read more…]