Saint Agnes Parish - Richeyville, Pennsylvania
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N 40° 03.257 W 080° 00.083
17T E 585174 N 4434260
Quick Description: The Saint Agnes Parish is located at 2 Church Street in the Richeyville section of Centerville Borough, Washington County, Pennsylvania
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 8/18/2014 10:59:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMM9QG
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Saint Agnes Parish - Richeyville, Pennsylvania


St. Agnes was established in 1960. However, the origin of the parish can be traced back to December of 1929, when the pastor of Ss. Mary and Ann, Marianna celebrated the first Mass in the town on December 4, 1929. Mass was celebrated in the J & L Dressing Station. The new mission continued to use commercial space until 1939, when the parish purchased a church building.

In 1960, St. Agnes became an independent parish with the appointment of a resident pastor. In 1994, the two missions located in Daisytown, St. Mary and Assumption, were suppressed and became part of St. Agnes parish. Assumption Church was closed while St. Mary remains open. By this time, however, St. Agnes Church was in poor condition. The church was closed in September of 1995 and was razed shortly afterwards. After the church was razed, the parish used a converted movie theater and roller skating rink as a temporary church. Ground was broken for a new church on October 14, 2001, and the new St. Agnes Church was dedicated on May 31, 2003. Four years later, on September 8, 2007, the parish closed St. Mary Church.

Mass Times
Sunday: 10:15 AM
Saturday (Anticipation):
Monday: 9:00 AM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM
Reconciliation
Sunday:9:30 AM to 10:00 AM
Type of Church: Church

Status of Building: Actively in use for worship

Date of organization: 1/1/1960

Date of building construction: 5/31/2003

Archdiocese: Philadelphia

Diocese: Pittsburgh

Address/Location:
2 Church Street
Richeyville, PA USA
15358


Dominant Architectural Style: Not listed

Associated Shrines, Art, etc.: Not listed

Relvant Web Site: Not listed

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