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 We are honored that you have visited our website! Please explore the various pages of information to learn more about our vibrant community. If you have any questions about our parish please e-mail us!  If you are new to the area or looking for a faith community, we invite you to stop by and visit us this Sunday! Feel free to download the registration form or contact our parish office at (724) 539-8629.

 

 

Parish Festival

 

It's Festival Time again!   Time to start planning for the Parish Festival at the Grove on Saturday, July 25, 5 - 9 p.m. and Sunday, July 26, noon - 9 p.m.  We need your help to make this a successful Festival!

  • COME HAVE FUN!  We will have music, food, games for all ages and "gently used" flea market items, jewelry, books, CDs and DVDs.  Take a chance to win one of our beautiful baskets!
  • VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED!  We need YOU to volunteer just 2-3 hours of your time to help at an outside booth or at the Chicken Dinner inside the air-conditioned Grove building.  You may sign up to volunteer on the sheets on easels near the entrance to the Basilica or you may email your available dates/times and preference of booth to festival@basilicaparishstv.org.
  • Because of changes in the Pennsylvania Child Protection Laws, CLEARANCES ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL VOLUNTEERS AT THE FESTIVAL. More information about clearances can be found at  http://www.dioceseofgreensburg.org/pacpsl/Pages/default.aspx?id=T01 or contact Holly Sigut at holly.sigut@stvincent.edu.
  • PEDDLER'S VILLAGE- Save your usable goods, such as housewares, collectibles, toys, games, tools, holiday decorations, flat-screen TVs, laptop computers and other miscelleneous items.  We are unable to accept clothing, furniture, tires, desktop computers, computer equipment or TVs that are not flat-screen.  Your items may be dropped off at the Grove from 5:30 - 7 p.m. on Thursdays, July 2, 9 and 16 and 10 -noon on Saturdays, July 11 and 18.
  • Books, CDs and DVDs are needed at the BOOK BOOTH!   Please no text books, encyclopedias, magazines or tapes.  Items may be dropped off at the same days/times as Peddlers Village (above).
  • BASKET BOOTH - Use your creativity to make a themed basket with items totaling at least $30 (retail value). Please drop off your wrapped baskets with a list of contents to the Parish Office no later than July 13. If you would like to donate a bottle of wine or liquor instead, it will be included in a "booze basket".
  • Jewelry of all kinds is needed for the JEWELRY BOOTH!  Especially needed is men's jewelry.  Jewelry boxes will also be accepted.  Drop off your jewelry at the Parish Office from 9 - 4 on week days before the festival.
  • Drinking glasses of any kind (including stemware) are needed for the DIME PITCH BOOTH. Contact Alma at 724-539-1929 to arrange drop off.
  • DONATIONS of bottled water, Pepsi or Coke products in cans (regular, caffeine free, diet or diet caffeine free) ketchup, mustard or relish in plastic squeeze bottles, napkins, large or small paper plates, paper towels, heavy duty forks, quart or gallon plastic zipper bags, and 9 oz. plastic cups would be greatly appreciated.  Please drop off these items at the Parish Office or Grove no later than Tuesday, July 21 so we know what must be purchased.  Thank you!
  • There is a sign-up sheet in the Basilica requesting bake sale items for the BAKE SALE BOOTH and cakes for the CHICKEN DINNER.  Please sign up to bake an item and/or work in the booth.  Please note that phone calls will not be made this year.
  • Craft/Vendor applications are being accepted until July 19 at $25/table for the VENDOR/CRAFT SHOW on Sunday, July 26.  Sell your products such as home-grown veggies, home party plans, quilts, herbs & spices and handcrafted items.  NO flea market items, baked goods or other prepared foods.  Contact festival@basilicaparishstv.org.
  • If you or anyone you know would like to participate in the CAR SHOW on Sunday, July 26 starting at noon, please email festival@basilicaparishstv.org or call the Parish Office at 724-539-8629, ext. 19.

WE HOPE TO SEE YOU AT THE FESTIVAL!!!