Saint John the Baptist Roman Catholic Parish
Monaca, Pennsylvania

Online Resources
Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh - the official website of the Pittsburgh Diocese

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops - an assembly of the hierarchy of the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands who jointly exercise certain pastoral functions on behalf of the Christian faithful of the United States.

The Vatican - the website of the Holy See

The Pittsburgh Catholic - the official newspaper of the Diocese of Pittsburgh

The Vatican Today - news from the Vatican

The Pope App - An all access, free phone app that focuses on the Pope, gives access to live papal events and offers event notifications. - for Mass times around the world

TV Mass for the Homebound
If you or someone you love can't get to church because of age, illness, or weather conditions, consider the following websites:

Daily Mass from
St. Paul Cathedral, Oakland (Pittsburgh) -

Daily 12Noon Mass from
St. Mary of Mercy Church, Pittsburgh (Downtown) -
The 12noon Mass at St. Mary of Mercy Church, downtown will now also be carried on Verizon channel 463, COZI TV. It is also available on broadcast on channel 59.1, the primary WEPA channel as well as on 59.1, Retro TV.

Sunday Mass on
Heart of the Nation
Currently, the Mass, by way of
Heart of the Nation, is televised on Sundays at 6:30AM on:

Broadcast TV -
WINP (ION) channel 16.1

Cable TV -
Comcast Cable channel 4
Verizon FiOS channel 16

Satellite TV -
Dish Network channel 16 or 216
DirecTV channel 305

Also, to watch online (with closed-captioning) anytime, visit via the internet.

Watching the Mass via broadcast or online offers a time of spiritual comfort and hope for those unable to attend.

Office for the Protection of Children and Young People - for information on the abuse prevention effort in the Diocese of Pittsburgh.

Diocese of Pittsburgh Abuse Hotline - 1.888.808.1235

Catholic Charities Counseling Services - Catholic Charities of Beaver County provides a variety of counseling services such as individual, marital and family therapy; and anger management group sessions. Services are available on a sliding fee scale in the Beaver, PA office of Catholic Charities. If you have or a loved one has a counseling need that is beyond the scope offered services, a qualified local referral will be provide. Call 724.775.0758 for information. All calls are confidential. Visit for more on all Catholic Charities programs and services.

On Mission for the Church Alive! - On Mission for The Church Alive! is a dynamic planning initiative focused on growth through evangelization. It is a five-year initiative. Laity, religious and clergy are asked to engage in prayer, study and consultation with the goal to provide more vibrant liturgies, invigorate faith formation, strengthen school and parish partnerships, and increase participation by the faithful in the life of the Church. Visit for more information.