Immaculate Conception Church - Irwin, PA

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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Fr. John participated in the ice bucket challenge. His donation was directed to the John Paul II Medical Research Institute in Iowa City, Iowa, which conducts pro-life driven research. Fr. John challenges Fr. John Harrold from St. Edward's in Herminie, Rev. Msgr. Paul Fitzmaurice from St. Agnes, and all the priests in the Diocese of Greensburg.

About the John Paul II Medical Research Institute

The support of donors is at the heart of advancing research and education at John Paul II Medical Research Institute. Your generous donations enable physicians, scientists, and researchers to advance cutting edge basic and clinical research in adult stem cell and cancer research that reflects pro-life values.

Learn more about the John Paul II Medical Research Institute at and ways to donate at


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

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Have you been worshiping with us, but never officially took the step to become Catholic?

Are you non-baptized and seeking God in your life?

Were you Baptized a Catholic but never received Confirmation and Eucharist?

Have you joined us from another religion and would now like to find out more about the Catholic Church?

Do you know friends or family who might be interested in learning about becoming a Catholic Christian?

The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the sacramental process by which interested persons gradually become members of the Roman Catholic Church. The RCIA is primarily a journey of faith. RCIA candidates are led into a period of formation and transformation through prayer, instruction and reflection on Sacred Scripture. The church community ritually celebrates and supports the candidates at various points in their journey.

If any of the above questions apply to you, we would like to help you in your journey! During these inquiry gatherings you will have the opportunity to ask questions and become acquainted with the Roman Catholic Church. Please join us for casual evenings to inquire about the Catholic Faith and the RCIA.

If you know of anyone who could answer YES to any of the above questions, consider extending an invitation to accompany them!

When: 7 p.m. every Wednesday from September 3 until October 1, 2014 then 9 a.m. every Sunday beginning October 5, 2014

Where: In the Parish Office building, third floor

There is no registration. You are welcome to come and participate in the process with your questions, your insights or just to hear more about the faith in a warm, accepting setting.

If the evening time does not fit your schedule or for more information please contact Carol Borland at 724-875-8515 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Eucharistic Adoration

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Eucharistic adoration is held every Tuesday starting after 8 a.m. Mass and continuing all day until 6:45 p.m. There are special prayer booklets available containing prayers for vocations during adoration. Confessions are held from 6-6:30 p.m. Following adoration, evening Mass begins at 7 p.m.


Traveling out of town?

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Mass Times


Daily: 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday: 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 8:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m.

Sunday: 6:00 p.m.
(Regional Mass at
St. Barbara Parish)


Reconciliation TImes


Saturday: 9 a.m.–10 a.m.

Tuesday: 6 p.m.–6:30 p.m.


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