YOU ARE WELCOME HERE

A MESSAGE FROM PARISH COUNCIL
WELCOMING YOU HOME

We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, widowed, gay, confused, filthy rich, comfortable or dirt poor. We welcome those who are crying newborns, skinny as a rake or could afford to lose a few pounds. We welcome you if you can sing like Pavarotti or can’t carry a note in a bucket. You’re welcome here if you’re ‘just browsing,’ just woke up or just got out of prison. We don’t care if you’re more Catholic than the Pope or haven’t been in church since little Ashley’s baptism.

We extend a welcome to those who are over 60 but not grown up yet, and to teenagers who are growing up too fast. We welcome yoga moms, 5K dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers, vegetarians, junk-food eaters. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted. We welcome you if you’re having problems or you’re down in the dumps or if you don’t like ‘organized religion.’ We’ve been there too!

If you blew all your money at the casino, you’re welcome here. We offer a welcome to those who think the earth is flat, ‘work too hard,’ don’t work, can’t spell, or because grandma is in town and wanted to go to church.

We welcome those who are inked or pierced or both. Accept our welcome if you could use a prayer right about now, had religion shoved down your throat as a kid, or got lost on Interstate 80 and wound up here by mistake. We welcome tourists, seekers and doubters, bleeding hearts….and you!

YOU ARE WELCOME HERE!

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OUR MISSION

"The Church of the Good Shepherd is a Christian family dedicated to the teachings of the Catholic Church.

 

We serve our parish and community through prayer, fellowship, education & commitment to one another. We strive to live God's ultimate command: "To love one another as He loves us, in the hope of achieving eternal life."

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CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD

Welcome to the Church of the Good Shepherd, located in West Middlesex, PA. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about our Parish, our Mission, and how both enrich our parishioners’ lives every day. Led by Father Glenn Whitman, we are proud to offer both weekday and weekend Masses, many forms of religious education for youth and adults alike, numerous fellowship activities, service and outreach programs, and numerous ministries and organizations. We’re saving a seat for you!

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ABOUT OUR PARISH

The Church of the Good Shepherd has a deep and rich history rooted here in the Shenango Valley. Click below to read details of our history of what brings us to where we are today rooted in Christ.

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FAITH FORMATION

Our parish offers Religious Education classes for youth  as well as Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) classes. Click below to learn more about how we increase the understanding of faith at all ages. 

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NEWS + EVENTS

Whether it's a recurring event or one of the other uplifting events throughout the year, we hope you find something that will enhance being a part of the Good Shepherd community.

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MASS INTENTIONS

Click below for this week's 

Mass Intentions.

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READING OPTIONS

Click below for wedding and funeral reading options.

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PASTORAL COUNCIL

Visit the Ministry + Fellowship page for more details and meeting minutes.

JOIN OUR FORMED
COMMUNITY

Please join our formed community here: 

 

There are many different opportunities and types of information available. Click on the link below for a PDF flyer on some that may interest you.

 

 

 

 

 


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Faith at Home during Difficult Times
 

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POLICY FOR THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN

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HELP US TO SPREAD OUR
LOVE AND FAITH

Thank you for your continuous support of the Church of the Good Shepherd.

The Church of the Good Shepherd has been ministering to the spiritual needs of the Shenango Valley community since its founding in 1955. Our success depends on your financial support and giving of your time to help with the many Parish ministries and activities.  There are many ways in which you can give of your time and help support one of our parish ministries or activities and there are many ways to financially support Good Shepherd.