Celebration of the Sacraments

The liturgical life of the Catholic Church revolves around the Eucharistic sacrifice and the Sacraments. There are seven Sacraments in the Church: Baptism, Confirmation, Eucharist, Penance, Anointing of the Sick, Matrimony, and Holy Orders.

The purpose of the sacraments is to make people holy, to build up the body of Christ, and finally, to give worship to God; but being signs, they also have a teaching function. They not only presuppose faith, but by words and object, they also nourish, strengthen, and express it; that is why they are called “sacraments of faith.” The sacraments impart grace, but, in addition, the very act of celebrating them disposes the faithful most effectively to receive this grace in a fruitful manner, to worship God rightly, and to practice charity.

Provided below is a schedule of when the Sacraments are celebrated at Saint Peter Cathedral. If you have any questions about receiving the Sacraments please contact the parish office.

Sunday Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil Mass: 4:00 PM
Sunday Morning: 6:30, 8:30, and 11:00 AM

Weekday Masses

Monday thru Friday
6:30 AM, 12:10 PM & 5:15 PM

8:00 AM

Handicap Access – ramp is located on the 9th Street side of Cathedral.

Holy Days of Obligation

Please refer to the bulletin for complete holy day Mass Schedules.

Baptisms are held on the first and third Sundays of the month immediately following the 11:00 AM Mass. Please call the rectory office at 814 453-6677 to schedule the Baptism and Preparation Class.

Confessions are heard daily Monday, thru Friday from and 4:30 to 5:00 PM. Saturdays from 7:30 until 7:50 AM and 3:00 until 3:45 PM. Confessions are also heard after all Sunday Masses. The sacrament is also available by request.

Due to ongoing renovation/restoration work at Saint Peter Cathedral, weddings will not be scheduled at the Cathedral until January 2023.

Catholic parties should contact the Cathedral at least six months prior to the wedding for sacramental preparation and evaluation.

For detailed information concerning getting married at the Cathedral, please click the button below.

Wedding Information

In addition to seasonal communal celebrations of the Sacrament, Anointing and Holy Communion are available to the elderly and infirmed upon request. Families are asked to notify the Rectory to arrange a visit.