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Snapshots

  1. Three Confessionals

    Snapshot Title: Three Confessionals
    Taken by: Bob Johnson

    Image: All the pieces that make up a church
    Image Owner: Gabrielle Mazza



    Description:

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  2. Bread of Life

    Snapshot Title: Bread of Life
    Taken by: Gabrielle Mazza

    Image: All the pieces that make up a church
    Image Owner: Gabrielle Mazza



    Description:

    The Red Door campaign run by the St. Mary of Mercy church began during the Depression and resembles the eucharist. As the eucharist is food that we recieve each week at mass so is the Red Door campaig...



  3. Statue

    Snapshot Title: Statue
    Taken by: Gabrielle Mazza

    Image: All the pieces that make up a church
    Image Owner: Gabrielle Mazza



    Description:

    A statue of baby Jesus lying on Mary's lap is located inside the church above a display of memorial candles. People are free to come up and to light a candle for loved ones with a small donation.



  4. History in the church

    Snapshot Title: History in the church
    Taken by: Gabrielle Mazza

    Image: All the pieces that make up a church
    Image Owner: Gabrielle Mazza



    Description:

    Many stiained glass windows fill the St. Mary of Mercy church. The present day St. Mary of Mercy church was built in 1935. In 1968, a group of Irish immigransts established a parish now known as 'The ...



  5. The books serve many

    Snapshot Title: The books serve many
    Taken by: Gabrielle Mazza

    Image: All the pieces that make up a church
    Image Owner: Gabrielle Mazza



    Description:

    Even though 176 parishioners are registered countless others attend each week from tourists visting the area to sports fans coming to cheer their favorite Pittsburgh's sports teams on. Many others wat...



  6. Cross bears witness

    Snapshot Title: Cross bears witness
    Taken by: Gabrielle Mazza

    Image: All the pieces that make up a church
    Image Owner: Gabrielle Mazza



    Description:

    A statue of Jesus hangs on the cross that stands in the center of the church. He has witnessed the funeral of Pennsylvania Gov. David Lawrence who was actively involved in the parish thoughtout his ca...