Pittsburgh Priest to Direct Lenten Mission at Basilica


The Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel in Loretto will hold its annual Lenten Mission in Honor of Our Lady of Loretto March 19-23, 2023.

Reverend Father Michael A. Caridi, STL, Saint Paul of the Cross Parish, Diocese of Pittsburgh, is the Mission Director.

The Mission opens Sunday, March 19 at 7:00 p.m. with prayers, a homily, and Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament, with Bishop Mark Bartchak presiding and 10 priests offering Reconciliation/Confessions.                                

Mass with mission prayers and homily will be offered at 7:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Confessions are offered at 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Eucharistic Adoration offered at 5:30 p.m. Monday-Thursday.

Prayer intentions may be sent to:
Father John D. Byrnes, Rector
PO Box 10,
Loretto, PA 15940