thanksGIVING for God’s Blessings
If you are able at this time, please continue giving to the Parish offertory and the Diocesan Lenten Appeal. You may always mail in your envelopes; they will be deposited into the bank on a regular basis.
Donate securely to the general parish offertory using either a checking account or credit card thorough the Parish Offertory page at Our Sunday Visitor (OSV) website.
Mass Schedule for Partner Parishes of
Church of the Good Shepherd, Kent, and
Ss. Simon and Jude, Blairsville
4:00 pm — Ss. Simon and Jude
6:00 pm — Church of the Good Shepherd
9:00 am — Ss. Simon and Jude
11:00 am — Church of the Good Shepherd
At Church of the Good Shepherd:
Monday: 5:00 pm Holy Hour/Confession
6:00 pm Mass
Tuesday: 8:30 am Mass
Thursday: 8:30 am Mass
At Ss. Simon and Jude:
Monday: 8:00 am
Wednesday: 8:00 am
Friday: 8:00 am
- December 7, 2023, 6:45 pm: Combined Finance/Pastoral Councils Meeting
- December 10, 2023, : Sarris Candy Pickup
- December 10, 2023, 9:00 am: CGS Level I
- December 10, 2023, 9:00 am: CGS Level III
- December 10, 2023, 11:00 am: Mass
- Volunteers Still Needed
- Donations Needed for Live Nativity
- Advent Resources Available
- Attention Lectors!!
- Pierogi Now Available for the Holiday Season!
- Advent Penance Service
- Mass Intentions for 2024
Faith Formation at Church of the Good Shepherd – the levels and times are as follows:
CGS Level 1, Ages 3-6—Sundays, 9:00 am-11:00 am (location in the Parish hall) and from 12:15 pm-2:15 pm.
CGS Level 2, Ages 7-10 — Sunday 12:15 pm-2:15 pm (located in the Parish office)
CGS Level 3, Ages 9-12 — Sunday 9:00 am -11:00 am (located in the Parish hall)
Youth Ministry — 9:00 am-11:00 am —two Sundays a month. We will meet in a new location, the “Rectory”, located above the office. We will be using the back door entrance. Parents may drop their children off or walk them up the back entrance.
Sacraments are received in 2nd grade and requires 2 years of Sacramental preparations.
Confirmation Preparation — Sign up for Confirmation is in 8th grade and received the following year.
Contact Carolyn Davis, 724-599–7406 for more information.
Administrative Assistant/Safe Environments Coordinator/Music Ministry Coordinator
Mrs. Carol Pike
Phone: 724-479-3881, Ext. 200
Mrs. Carolyn Davis
Phone: 724-479-3881, Ext. 208
Director of Maintenance
Mr. Paul Romanchick
Parish Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.