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Cathedral Ministries

St. Peter Acolytes (Altar Servers)


Proclaim the Word of God at the Liturgy and lead the intercessions.

Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion

Assist with the distribution of the Precious Body and Blood of Jesus. Some Holy Communion Ministers also take Communion to our homebound parishioners.

Ministers of Hospitality (Ushers)

Greet parishioners as they arrive at the Church, collect the offertory and distribute the bulletins at the end of the Liturgy.

Worship Environment Committee

Arrange the Cathedral for the liturgical seasons of Advent, Christmas, Lent and Easter.

If you have any questions or would like to join any of the groups above, please contact the Parish Office.

Visitation Ministry

Members visit our parish members who are homebound, in nursing homes, or in the hospital. Eucharistic Ministers will take the Eucharist to those who are homebound. Please call our parish secretary at 814 453-6677, Ext. 8, to help or to request a visit.

Days of Caring

Two days set aside when parishioners are asked to visit fellow parishioners who are homebound or in nursing homes to bring them a small gift, cards, and the prayers of the parish community. Members assist with preparations for the Advent Days of Caring and the Lenten Day of Caring. Please watch the bulletin for information regarding dates and times.

Historical Tours

Given to various groups who come to visit the Cathedral. Please contact Mike Gallagher at 814 490-2760 to schedule your tour.

Prayer Line

Allows parishioners to request prayers and to assist one another in prayerful support. Contact Mary Flamini, Coordinator, at 814-833-8286.

Parish Food Pantry

Our Food Pantry provides groceries on two TUESDAY afternoons a month to persons living in the Cathedral neighborhood as defined by the local Second Harvest Food Bank. Distribution is usually the second and last Tuesday of the month from 2:20 PM to 4:20 PM (last client admitted at 4:10 PM). Our Food Pantry is located at the downstairs entrance to the Cathedral on 10th Street. Volunteers are needed on Tuesday afternoons to pick up food from the Food Bank around 1:30 PM and to assist client shoppers on TUESDAY afternoons in accordance with the established schedule. Compliance with Second Harvest and USDA guidelines is required. Please email to foodpantry@stpetercathedral.com or call  814 453-6677 ext. 9, for more information.

Welcoming Committee

Provides a personal contact to all new parishioners to welcome them to the Cathedral community.

Mission Statement

St. Peter Cathedral Parish is a Roman Catholic Christian community of believers gathered together to worship God in joy. Under the guidance of the Holy Spirit we seek to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ, celebrate the uniqueness and diversity of our people and charitably minister to all our brothers and sisters.

New Parishioners

New Parishioners are warmly welcomed to the Cathedral.

You may register your family by printing out the Census Form and mailing it or placing it in the offertory basket.