Special Centennial Gala
- This message is sent as a special notice to ensure that all group
members receive it in a timely manner.
Normally, at this time of year we are preparing for the annual St.
Philip Alumni Mass and Dinner that coincides with Catholic Schools
Week. This year we are doing things a little differently. The alumni
celebration is combined with the parish centennial celebration. All
alumni are invited to participate in this event and we hope to see you
Some of you may know that St. Philip is celebrating the 100th
anniversary of the dedication of the church building in 2006. In
preparation, the inside of the church has been restored and the
official start of the centennial celebration will be a special Mass at
4:00 pm on Saturday, February 4, 2006, followed by a dinner at
Chartier's Country Club.
The Mass will be celebrated by the bishop and many of the priests who
have served the parish or are native sons of the parish. Most of the
restoration work will be complete for this Mass. If you haven't seen
the inside of St. Philip's in a while, this is the Mass you'll want to
Following Mass we will have a dinner gala at Chartier's Country Club.
Seating is limited for this event, so make your reservations now.
Tickets are $35 each and are available by calling the parish office at
412-922-6300 x5 (or email at parishoffice@...). Menu
choices are chicken stuffed with several varieties of cheese or a
stuffed pork chop. There will be music and dancing and a cash bar.
Please join us for this special occasion.
Your friendly moderator