Welcome

The Holy Wisdom Parish Latin Mass Community of St. Therese of Lisieux celebrates Mass daily in the Extraordinary form of the Roman Rite – that is, the Traditional Latin (or Tridentine) Mass. Father James W. Dolan is chaplain of the community.

Check the “About Us” page for the location of St. Boniface Church.

Questions? Call Please call Father Dolan at 412-434-1651, or send an email to LatinMassQuestions@gmail.com, which can be passed along to Fr. Dolan.

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Catechism Classes Resume Sept. 7; Wednesday Mass Returns to 6 p.m.

The Latin Mass Community Catechism Program opens for the 2014-15 school year on Sunday, September 7, at 9:15 AM. Classes are held at the parish Administrative Center (the former St. Ambrose School building) on Haslage Ave. Registration will take place in the cafeteria downstairs at 9:15.

Also please note that the Wednesday Mass returns to its usual time of 6 PM beginning this week, on September 3.

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Assumption Masses – 9 AM & 6 PM

Friday Aug. 15, the Feast of the Assumption, is a Holyday of Obligation. Masses will be offered at 9 AM and 6 PM (not the usual 7 PM). PLEASE NOTE that, due to the Parish Festival, parking will likely be in short supply at the evening Mass.

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Edward Kenna, R.I.P.

Edward Kenna, longtime member of our Latin Mass Community, died on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at age 92.

Mr. Kenna was buried from St. Boniface Church on Monday, July 21.

Obituaries in the Tribune Review and Post-Gazette

Requiem aeternam dona ei Domine, et lux perpetua luceat ei.
Requiescat in pace. Amen.

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25 Years

Lest it pass unnoticed, June 11, 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the return of the Traditional Latin Mass under the auspices of the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
A history of those days, written at the 10th anniversary, and can be found here.

Te Deum laudamus!

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Q&A about personal quasi-parish; survey delayed a week

Addressing the many questions raised in response to the June 1 letter on a proposed personal quasi-parish for the Latin Mass Community, a second “Questions and Answers” letter was distributed at Masses on June 8. Both letters can be found on the Upcoming Events & Other News page. As a result, the survey will now be taken on Sunday, June 15, at both Masses.

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