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St. Patrick - St. Stanislaus Kostka Parish

Rev. Harry E. Nichols
Pastor

Parish Office
57 21st Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15222
In the Strip District

Phone
412.471.4767

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
9AM to 4PM


In Residence
Rev. Albert Schempp, MI

Saint Patrick
 
 

History
In 1808, Rev. William F.X. O'Brien was assigned to Pittsburgh to establish a parish. At this time only about 20 Catholic families lived in the city. That year he laid the cornerstone for the new church, although the church was not dedicated until August of 1811. Even then...

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The Holy Stairs
The Holy Stairs represent the twenty-eight steps between Christ and Pilate when Pilate said, "Behold the Man" (Ecce Homo) and condemned Him to death. The original Holy Stairs were taken from Jerusalem to Rome in the 4th Century by order of St. Helena, mother of Constantine the Great, and are now...

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FATHER JAMES R COX
In the 1920's, one of Saint Patrick’s priests, Father James R. Cox, worked tirelessly to help his parish "live their faith."  In the 1920's Father James R. Cox broadcast Mass over WJAS radio from Old St. Patrick's Church in the Strip District.  According to accounts...

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ST. STANISLAUS KOSTKA
21st Street & Smallman
Pittsburgh

ST. PATRICK CHURCH
1711 Liberty Avenue
Pittsburgh