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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Schedule for Christmas and New Year’s

  • Christmas Eve – Wednesday Dec. 24 – 9:00 PM High Mass
  • Christmas Day – Thursday Dec. 25 – 11:00 AM High Mass
  • Octave Day of the Nativity – Thursday Jan. 1, 2015

    • Midnight Low Mass
    • 11:00 AM High Mass

No confessions on Christmas Eve, Christmas, or New Year’s Day. The usual 6 PM Mass on Wednesday Dec. 24 is cancelled, as is the 9 AM Mass on Dec. 25.
The Catechism Program is on Christmas holiday. Classes will resume on Sunday, January 11.

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Thanksgiving Mass 9 AM; No Mass Friday

A reminder that Mass on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, is at 9 AM. There will be no Mass offered on Friday, Nov. 28.

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Matthew Roper, R.I.P.

Matthew Roper died on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at age 66. Mr. Roper served the Latin Mass Community for many years as sacristan, master of ceremonies, and by training altar servers.

Mr. Roper was buried from St. Boniface Church on Friday, October 31.

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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Bishop Winter to Confirm 14 This Sunday

This Sunday, November 9 at 11:00 AM, the Sacrament of Confirmation will be administered to 14 students by Auxiliary Bishop William J. Winter, immediately before the High Mass. Following Mass, there will be a light reception in Norbert Hall, where families can greet the Bishop and have pictures taken with him.

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All Saints and All Souls Masses – Nov. 1 & 3

There will be two Masses each for All Saints and All Souls Day.

Saturday, November 1 is All Saints Day. We will celebrate the Traditional Latin Mass two times that day at Saint Boniface Church: 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Monday, November 3 is All Souls Day. Though not a holyday of obligation, many of our faithful Catholics come to Mass to pray for the Poor Souls and their own deceased loved ones. Masses will be celebrated at 12:00 Noon and 7:00 PM. A plenary indulgence*, applicable only to the Poor Souls, is granted to those who visit any parish or public oratory and there recite one Our Father and one Credo on this day.

*under the usual conditions – Confession, Holy Communion, prayers for the intentions of the Pope, detachment from even venial sin.

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