Saturday Evening 4:00 pm
(will revert to 5:00pm in March)
Sunday 7:30, 9:30, & 11:30 am
Monday-Friday 7:00 & 8:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am
After 8:00 am Daily Mass by Request
Saturday 12:00-12:30 pm
Read Recent Homilies Here
Interested in donating to the parish electronically? See our Faith Direct page.
Leadership Night Reports
Check out what's been happening at our Leadership Meetings!
Have you ever said…….
“St. A’s needs to do a
better job in letting folks know what’s going on here at the parish?”
Here’s your chance to make a difference!
We need new members to join our Communications Team!
You don’t necessarily have to be gifted in writing or computer work, but if you can make it to our monthly meeting, we’re sure you can contribute to our parish. If interested, please contact Deacon Bill at 412-596-3370 or wpalamara@
Welcome to St. Athanasius Parish
We Are Family...We are Friends...We Are Church
Join the celebration of Bambinelli Sunday!
Fourth Sunday of Advent, December 21st at 9:30 am Liturgy
Children, bring the statues or images of the infant Jesus you have at home to be blest in the church at the 9:30 Liturgy. Whatever your custom, then return the image or statue in the Nativity Scene at home.
4:30, 7:00, & 10:00 pm
8:00 & 10:00 am
The second collection on Christmas has been for years the traditional Orphans collection. Today it is used to help the youth of our diocese who may be handicapped or have difficulties in various ways. Please be generous to these children and the Christmas Charities collection.
Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
Holy Day of Obligation
New Year's Eve: 4 pm
Meaning of Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God
"The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God falls exactly one week after Christmas, the end of the octave of Christmas. It is fitting to honor Mary as Mother of Jesus, following the birth of Christ. When Catholics celebrate the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God we are not only honoring Mary, who was chosen among all women throughout history to bear God incarnate, but we are also honoring our Lord, who is fully God and fully human. Calling Mary "mother of God" is the highest honor we can give Mary. Just as Christmas honors Jesus as the "Prince of Peace," the Solemnity of Mary Mother of God honors Mary as the "Queen of Peace" This solemnity, falling on New Year's Day, is also designated the World Day of Peace."
Join Our Parish!
Why Register In The Parish? All those who worship with us regularly are encouraged to register in the parish, and be more connected to our warm and supportive parish family. By registering in the parish you ensure that you will receive important communications, and also, we will be able to welcome you properly to our community and help you to feel more at home here. Also we will maintain your sacramental records so that it is easier for you to serve as a Godparent or Sponsor if you wish to do so in the future.
It's Easy to Register! Please print out the forms, fill them out, and bring them to our Parish Center at 7 Chalfonte Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15229 between 9 AM and 5 PM on any weekday. If you are unable to come in to register, please call the Parish Secretary at 412-931-4624 to register by phone. Don't worry if you can't fill the forms out in their entirety, we can help you when you come in or call.
Programs for Children
These programs are developed to support (but not replace) the role of parents in passing on the faith, and to assist in the formation of a loving relationship with Jesus and his Church. The Children’s Weekly Program meets three Monday evenings per months from 6:30–8:00pm, September through March, with our PowerWeek Summer Program for Faith Formation in the second week in July. Vacation Bible School is offered one week each summer for children ages 4 through 4th grade and provides an enjoyable approach to Sacred Scripture, through music, storytelling, crafts, games, and more. View our Children's Faith Formation page for more information.
Liturgy of the Word for Children
This special liturgy is offered every Sunday at the 9:30 am Mass. Adult leaders bring the children downstairs to the Parish Hall for a child-friendly presentation of the Gospel and interactive activities. Parents normally remain in Church, but parents or older siblings may accompany children who need their reassurance.
Are you interested in learning more about or receiving the Sacraments of Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, or Marriage? For general information view our Sacraments page.
Sacramental preparation is required for children and/or adults prior to receiving the Sacraments. Please view our Sacramental Preparation page to learn what programs St. Athanasius Parish offers.
Are You an Adult or Teen Seeking to Become Catholic or Receive a Sacrament for the First Time? You Need To Know About the RCIA!
If you are interested in the RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation program), please view this page.
Join us for Senior Lunch!
(EVERY 3rd FRIDAY OF THE MONTH... 11:30 am Arrival, 12:00 pm Lunch.)
Plan to attend our next Senior Lunch! Come alone or bring a friend!
$1 per person plus Appetizer, Side Dish or Dessert.
(We provide the Beverage, Main Course, and Speakers / Entertainment.)
….. REMINDER …..
If North Hills School District is closed
due to inclement weather, the Education & Community Center
will be CLOSED. If you have any doubt, please call
(412) 931-6633 or Parish Office at (412) 931-4624.