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.
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
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.
|Mayor Walker, Fr. Shkyndya, Fr. Householder & Fr. Polosky|
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.