St. Pius, ministerium to offer Lenten meals
By Marilyn Forbes
Published: Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012
Today is Ash Wednesday. It begins the season of Lenten meals that are available every Friday through Lent by the volunteers at St. Pius Church. The meals feature a different pasta meal each week and also fish dinners. The pasta this week will be manicotti. Fish dinners are available in fried or baked. The meals will be served from 4 to 7 p.m. and can be eaten at the social center or taken home. Pasta meals are $9 for adults and $4.50 for children and fish dinners are $10 for adults and $5 for children. For information call 724-547-0950.
The Mt. Pleasant Ministerium is hosting Lenten lunches, held at noon every Wednesday during Lent. Each week, a different pastor will deliver a short message, followed by lunch. All lunches will be held at the Mt. Pleasant Church of God. The lunches are open to the public.
St. Florian Church of United's annual Easter kolache sale is under way. Advance orders are being taken for 15-inch, freshly baked nut, apricot, poppyseed and prune rolls priced at $11 each. Orders will be taken until March 12; rolls will be available for pick up March 23 to 25; call Bobbi at 724-423-6619 or Juanita at 724-423-2455 to place an order.
An overnight bus trip is planned to visit Lancaster from May 17 to 18. The trip will include the show "Jonah" which will be performed at the Sight and Sound Theater. Cost is $215 per person and will include accommodations, tickets for the show, dinner and breakfast. Proceeds from the trip will benefit the Relay for Life. For information, call 724-547-2503.
Good news for all you pizza fans. St. Pius pizza has returned and will once again be made fresh every Monday. Pizza is available from 3 to 7 p.m. Mondays only. The pizza is offered in plain, pepperoni, white and half and half. Orders will be taken through 7 p.m. and can be placed at 724-547-0950.
A bus trip to the Ohio Amish country will take place on March 17. The trip will visit the Behalt Amish Mennonite Heritage Center and shopping will also be included along with an authentic Amish meal. Cost for the trip will be $85. For information, call 724-547-5839.
If you have ever been interested in being an umpire, now is your chance. The Mt. Pleasant Little League is presently looking for adults to umpire for the upcoming year. Umpire experience is required and certification is preferred. For information, call 412-901-9643.
Jacobs Creek Faith in Action is presently looking for volunteers to help with the elderly in the Mt. Pleasant, Scottdale and New Stanton areas. Volunteer duties could include helping with transportation, helping with phone calls and errands and supplying supportive home visits. For more information, call 724-547-4117.
Actors and Artists of Fayette County will be holding auditions for "Seussical the Musical" from 6 to 9 p.m. March 11 and from 7 to 10 p.m. March 13. The show will be preformed June 7 through 10. All those auditioning must sing at least 16 bars and be prepared to dance. A cold reading will also be required. All auditions will be held at the Geyer Performing Arts Center, located at 111 Pittsburgh St. in Scottdale. All parts are open. For questions, call director Jim Overly at 724-331-7886.
If you are in the mood for some great home cooking and feel like trying a new recipe, check out the new cookbooks that are now being sold by the Mt. Pleasant Church of the Brethren. The books are titled "Collection of Blessings" and are only $10. The books can also be mailed for $12. For information, call 724-547-6550.
Visitation Parish in Mt. Pleasant is sponsoring a Longaberger bingo bash on March 18 in the St. Pius Social Hall. Four numbers per ticket. Donation of $22 includes entrance, appetizers, dinner, snacks, desserts, several games of bingo, drawings and a fun-filled afternoon. Doors open at noon with the event from 2 to 4 p.m. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 724-547-3903.
We are doing a great job recycling here in the borough so let's keep it up. Items that can be recycled include glass, plastics, cans, newspapers, phone books, magazines, junk mail, cardboard that has been folded, bundled and tied and not taped. Remember, no pizza boxes. The next recycling days will be Monday and Tuesday.
To submit an item for this column, email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Marilyn Forbes is a Mt. Pleasant resident.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.
- Club helps members speak up
- Minorities crucial to filling Marcellus shale gas drilling jobs
- Penn State trustee resigns, regrets Paterno vote
- Zelienople pastry shop has been sweet retreat for 4 decades
- Trade to Penguins caps frenetic period for winger Stempniak
- Penguins notebook: Maatta leaves lasting impression with Selanne
- 12 local wrestlers advance to PIAA Class AAA finals
- Steelers restructure Brown’s contract to become salary cap compliant
- Penguins stave off Ducks’ shooting barrage to win in shootout
- Greensburg woman accused of assaulting nurse in Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital
- Fox Chapel residents to pay more for sewage service