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

14 May 2016

Solemn Consecration of the City of Aliquippa

 Update: Report and photos of the consecration here.


SOLEMN CONSECRATION
OF THE
CITY OF ALIQUIPPA

TO THE
IMMACULATE HEART OF MARY
AND THE
SACRED HEART OF JESUS

Saturday, 4 June 2016

11 AM Divine Liturgy followed by
Consecration to the Immaculate Heart of Mary
and the Sacred Heart of Jesus
St. George Byzantine Catholic Church
1001 Clinton Street, Aliquippa PA 15001
Featuring the Choir of Ss. Peter & Paul
Ukrainian Catholic Church, Ambridge

1 PM Solemn High Traditional Latin Mass
St. Titus Roman Catholic Church
952 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa PA 15001
Featuring the Bach Choir of Pittsburgh and
Mozart's Coronation Mass
Priest: Canon Jean-Marie Moreau of the
Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest
Deacon: Fr. Ladis J. Cizik
Subdeacon: Fr. David G. Rombold

Consecrators:

Rev. Fr. Paul C. Householder, Pastor
St. Titus Roman Catholic Church, Aliquippa

Rev. Fr. Mykhaylo Shkyndya, Pastor
St. George Byzantine Catholic Church, Aliquippa

Rev. Fr. Michael Polosky, Pastor
Ss. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, Aliquippa

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

Everyone is Welcome

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

04 April 2016

2016 Blue Mass



2016 Blue Mass
Honoring Police & Law Enforcement
Officers in Beaver County

Saturday, May 14th
12:45 PM Blessing of Police Vehicles
1:00 PM Traditional Latin Mass

Saint Titus Church
952 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa PA 15001

Celebrant: Fr. Ladis J. Cizik

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

Luncheon & Speaker Immediately After Mass
In the Church Hall

Reservations Required for Luncheon
$30/person
Current Police & Law Enforcement Officers and
Their Spouses & Children FREE.  Reservations Required.

Make Reservations & Payment to:
Knights of Columbus 2161
2335 Concord Street, Aliquippa PA 15001
Deadline for Reservations & Payment: 7 May 2016

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

Everyone is Welcome.