10 December 2016

2017 Traditional Latin Mass Schedule - St. Titus Church, Aliquippa

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St. Titus Church
952 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa PA 15001

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of Our Lady at Fatima, Woodlawn Council will present a series of seven Masses on the 3rd Friday of the month (although not on consecutive months, see schedule below) with preaching on the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary, culminating with a Solemn High Mass in September for the Feast of Our Lady of Sorrows.  In addition there will be a Blessed Karl of Austria Conference in April, and a Fatima Conference in May, along with the 10th Annual Battle of Lepanto Mass & Dinner in October.

January 20th, Friday 7pm
Low Mass/Votive Mass of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Sermon #1 Prophecy of Simeon)

February 17th, Friday 7pm
Low Mass/Votive Mass of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Sermon #2 Flight into Egypt)

March 17th, Friday 7:30pm (Time adjusted due to Stations during Lent.)
Low Mass/Votive Mass of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Sermon #3 Loss of Our Lord in Jerusalem)

April 1st, Saturday 1pm
High Mass/Mass of Our Lady appropriate to the season
Blessed Karl of Austria Conference & Luncheon

May 20th, Saturday 1pm
High Mass/Votive Mass of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
Fatima Conference & Luncheon

June 16th, Friday 7pm
Low Mass/Votive Mass of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Sermon #4 Meeting of Our Lord on Way to Calvary)

July 21st, Friday 7pm
Low Mass/Votive Mass of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Sermon #5 Standing at the Foot of the Cross)

August 18th, Friday 7pm
Low Mass/Votive Mass of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Sermon #6 Taking down Our Lord from the Cross)

September 15th, Friday 7pm
High Mass/Feast of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary
(Sermon #7 Burial of Our Lord)

October 7th, Saturday 1pm
High Mass/Feast of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
10th Annual Lepanto Dinner

November 10th, Friday 7pm
High Requiem Mass for Deceased Pastors of St. Titus

December 9th, Saturday 1pm
Mass of Our Lady appropriate to the season
Renewal of Consecration to Immaculate Heart of Mary/Pre-Christmas Luncheon

Holy Rosary & Confessions begin 30 minutes before Mass time.

Sponsored by:
Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161
Traditional Latin Mass Guild

10 November 2016

High Mass, Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Pre-Christmas Luncheon, Sat, 10 Dec 2016


Traditional Latin High Mass
Votive Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary During Advent
(Rorate Mass)
Saturday, 10 December 2016, 1:00 PM
Followed by Litany of the Blessed Virgin Mary and
Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
(Holy Rosary & Confessions begin at 12:30 PM)

St. Titus Church
952 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa PA 15001

Celebrant: Fr. Ladis J. Cizik

Featuring the Franciscan University of Steubenville
Schola Cantorum Franciscana
Under the Direction of Professor Nicholas Will
Mass for Four Voices, by William Byrd
Alma Redemtoris Mater, by Felice Anerio
Ecce Concipies, by Jacob Handl

Pre-Christmas Luncheon
Immediately after Mass in the church hall.

Cost: $30/person
$10/Children ages 6-17 years
Free/Children 5 years and younger

For Luncheon Reservations Make Check Payable and Mail to:
Knights of Columbus 2161
2335 Concord Street, Aliquippa PA 15001
Deadline for Paid Luncheon Reservations: 3 December 2016

Sponsored By:
Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161
Traditional Latin Mass Guild

24 October 2016

Report: Historic Ninth Annual Battle of Lepanto Mass & Dinner with Bishop Athanasius Schneider

On Tuesday, 18 October 2016, at St. Titus Church, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, the Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161 Traditional Latin Mass Guild hosted a Pontifical Low Mass offered by Bishop Athanasius Schneider, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Mary Most Holy in Astana, Kazakhstan.  Bishop Schneider offered the Mass for the Feast of St. Luke.
Fr. Ladis J. Cizik and Canon Joel Estrada of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest served as Pontifical Low Mass Chaplains.
Canon Estrada preached the sermon on the life of St. Luke.
Woodlawn Council hosted the Ninth Annual Battle of Lepanto Dinner after Mass.
From left to right, Canon Estrada, Bishop Schneider, Fr. Cizik, and Mr. Eric Frankovitch of Woodlawn Council 2161.
Sam Belli, Grand Knight of Woodlawn Council 2161, presents Bishop Schneider with a gift of several books.
Bishop Schneider was the main speaker after dinner.  He spoke on The Importance of Devotion to the Immaculate Heart of Mary in Our Time. Later he answered questions from the audience.
From left to right, Fr. Kenneth Yossa, Fr. Cizik, Bishop Schneider, and Canon Estrada.

Woodlawn Council wishes to express its gratitude to Bishop Schneider for offering Mass at St. Titus Church and delivering an informative and inspiring talk.  This was the first in a series of events for Bishop Schneider in the Northeast United States coordinated by Suzanne Pearson, Delegate of the Emperor Karl League of Prayer, with the assistance of several Traditional Knights of Columbus councils.

In addition, Woodlawn Council wishes to thank the following individuals and organizations for making the Ninth Annual Battle of Lepanto Mass & Dinner possible, and for making the evening a great success:

Fr. Howard Cambell
Administrator of St. Titus Parish

Fr. Ladis J. Cizik & Canon Joel Estrada
Pontifical Low Mass Chaplains


The Altar Servers




Latin Liturgy Association
Pittsburgh Chapter

Donna Bethell
Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Christendom College


29 August 2016

Ninth Annual Battle of Lepanto Mass & Dinner - Tuesday, 18 October 2016, 6:00 PM

With
Bishop Athanasius Schneider

Traditional Latin
Pontifical Low Mass

Tuesday, 18 October 2016
6:00 PM (Note the Time)
Holy Rosary & Confessions begin at 5:30 PM

St. Titus Church
952 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa PA 15001

Ninth Annual Battle of Lepanto Dinner
Immediately after Mass in the Church Hall

Featured Speaker:
Bishop Athanasius Schneider
Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Mary Most Holy
Astana, Kazakhstan

Dinner Cost: $40/Person
Students: $20/Person
With Paid Dinner Reservation by 11 October 2016
$50/Person at the Door (No student discount at the door.)

Make Check Payable and Mail to:
Knights of Columbus 2161
2335 Concord Street, Aliquippa PA 15001
Deadline for Paid Dinner Reservations: 11 October 2016

Sponsored By:
Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161
Traditional Latin Mass Guild

17 June 2016

Votive Mass of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord - Friday, 8 July 2016


Votive Mass of the Most Precious Blood of Our Lord
Traditional Latin Low Mass
Friday, 8 July 2016, 7:00 PM
(Holy Rosary & Confessions begin at 6:30 PM)

St. Titus Church
952 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa PA 15001

Celebrant: Fr. Ladis J. Cizik

Litany of the Most Precious Blood after Mass.

Sponsored by:
Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161
Traditional Latin Mass Guild

After Mass, everyone is invited to join Fr. Cizik and the Knights of Columbus for an informal dinner at Harold's Inn, 2134 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa PA 15001 (approx. 4.5 miles/ten minutes from St. Titus Church, nearer to the Hopewell Exit of I-376/formerly PA Rt 60).
Order off the menu and pay on your own.

08 June 2016

Report: Solemn Consecration of the City of Aliquippa

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On Saturday, 4 June 2016, in a historic ceremony sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161, the City of Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, was solemnly consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

The consecration was performed by the pastors of the three Catholic parishes located in Aliquippa, and the mayor.

Consecrators:

Reverend Father Paul C. Householder, Pastor
St. Titus Roman Catholic Church, Aliquippa

Reverend Father Mykhaylo Shkyndya, Pastor
St. George Byzantine (Ruthenian) Catholic Church, Aliquippa

Reverend Father Michael Polosky, Pastor
Ss. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Aliquippa

The Honorable Dwan B. Walker
Mayor of the City of Aliquippa

The day's ceremonies began at 10:30 AM with a procession into St. George Church with the Icon of the Sacred & Immaculate Hearts.

The assembled faithful then prayed the Holy Rosary before the Icon.

At 11:00 AM the Divine Liturgy in honor of the Blessed Virgin Mary began, with the Eastern Rite clergy in their traditional blue Marian vestments.

Deacon Thomas J. Klacik of St. Mary Byzantine Catholic Church, Ambridge, Pennsylvania, served the Divine Liturgy.  Also featured was the choir of Ss. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Ambridge, under the direction of Lisa Hladio.

Following the Divine Liturgy, the clergy and mayor knelt before the Icon and recited the solemn consecration prayers.

At the conclusion of the ceremonies, the Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161 presented the pastors and mayor with framed icon prints, and the mayor presented the priests with solemn consecration proclamation certificates and city flags.

Mayor Walker, Fr. Shkyndya, Fr. Householder & Fr. Polosky
The day's events then moved to nearby St. Titus Church for a 1:00 PM Solemn High Traditional Latin Mass offered in thanksgiving for the consecration of the city.

Just prior to the start of Mass, Mayor Walker read the proclamation of consecration.

The procession into St. Titus Church was lead by the Knights of Columbus flag, followed by the St. Titus Christian Mothers and the St. Titus Holy Name Society.

Canon Jean-Marie Moreau of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest offered the Votive Mass of Christ the King.  Fr. Ladis J. Cizik served as deacon and Fr. David G. Rombold served as subdeacon.

The Bach Choir of Pittsburgh sang Mozart's Coronation Mass under the direction of Jon Eric Schreiber, Associate Conductor, with organist Bryan Lohr.

Catholic Family News sent a reporter to cover the day's ceremonies. Their article with photos can be viewed here.


Most Sacred Heart of Jesus,
have mercy on us.

Immaculate Heart of Mary,
pray for us.

04 June 2016

Report: 2016 Blue Mass & Luncheon

On Saturday, 14 May 2016, the Knights of Columbus Woodlawn Council 2161 Traditional Latin Mass Guild hosted the 2016 Blue Mass at St. Titus Church in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, to honor police and law enforcement officers in Beaver County, and to invoke God's blessing and protection upon them.

Prior to Mass, and before the assembled faithful, Reverend Father Ladis J. Cizik blessed police vehicles on Franklin Avenue in front of St. Titus Church.

Posting the colors before Mass.

Fr. Cizik offered the Mass for the Vigil of Pentecost.

Fr. Cizik preached the sermon: 2016 Blue Mass: The Color is Red.

After Mass there was a luncheon in the church hall.

Senior Magisterial District Judge James F. DiBenedetto served as master of ceremonies.

Prior to the featured speaker, several government officials addressed those gathered for the luncheon.

Congressman Keith Rothfus
Pennsylvania State Representative Jaret Gibbons
Beaver County Sheriff Tony Guy
City of Aliquippa Mayor Dwan Walker
The featured speaker was Monaca Police Officer David Piuri, President of Beaver Valley Lodge #4 Fraternal Order of Police.

Woodlawn Council thanks the following dignitaries and officials for their attendance at the 2016 Blue Mass honoring police and law enforcement officers in Beaver County:

Monaca Police Officer David Piuri
President of Beaver Valley Lodge #4 FOP
Featured Speaker

Reverend Father Douglas Lorance, Pastor
St. Michael the Archangel Ukrainian Catholic Church
Lyndora, Pennsylvania

Congressman Keith Rothfus

State Representative Jaret Gibbons

Beaver County District Attorney
David J. Lozier

Beaver County Sheriff Tony Guy

Senior Magisterial District Judge
James F. DiBenedetto

Magisterial District Judge
Janet Swihart

Mayor of the City of Aliquippa
Dwan B. Walker

Monaca Borough Councilman
John DiMarzio

Hopewell Township Chief of Police
Brian Uhrmacher

Retired Aliquippa Chief of Police
Ralph Palente

Woodlawn Council thanks the following officials for their support of the 2016 Blue Mass and luncheon honoring police and law enforcement officers in Beaver County:

Sate Senator Elder Vogel, Jr.

State Representative Rob Matzie

State Representative Jim Christiana

Magisterial District Judge
William R. Livingston, II

Woodlawn Council thanks the following individuals, organizations, and businesses for their support of the 2016 Blue Mass and luncheon honoring police and law enforcement officers in Beaver County:

St. Titus Parish, Aliquippa

St. Frances Cabrini Parish, Center Twp.

Ss. Peter & Paul Church, Beaver

Shasta Incorporated

Monaca Borough Council & Mayor Antoline

Beaver Valley Chiefs of Police Assoc.

Beaver Valley Auto Mall

Beaver Valley Lodge #4 FOP

Monaca Police Officers Assoc.

Frankovitch, Anetakis, Colantonio & Simon

Weirton Lumber Co.

Miller & Sons Chevrolet Buick

Ceravolo Construction

Housing Authority of Beaver Co.

Metalwerks PMD, Inc.

Mitchell's Jewelers

Eaton Corp.

Junak's Auto Repair, Inc.

Demenel's

Judi Rubino Realtor

Latin Liturgy Association Pittsburgh Chapter

Tatalovich Funeral Home

Maple Restaurant

Mitchell P. Shahen, Esquire

Finally, Woodlawn Council thanks the following for their participation in the 2016 Blue Mass and luncheon honoring police and law enforcement officers in Beaver County:

Reverend Father Ladis J. Cizik
Celebrant of the 2016 Blue Mass

Altar Servers

St. Stephen Schola Cantorum
of St. Stephen Church, Cleveland, Ohio
Under the Direction of Nathan Marinchick

Beaver Valley Lodge #4 FOP
Honor Guard

Members of St. Stephen Schola Cantorum