St Richard Church - Barnesville, PA

Holy Week Mass Schedule

Holy Thursday ~ April 18th

6:00 pm ~ Mass, Washing of Feet, & Procession

Good Friday ~ April 19th

9:00 am ~ Morning Prayer

12:00 noon ~ Stations of the Cross

3:00 pm ~ Liturgy of the Word, Veneration of the Cross, 

               & Holy Communion

7:00 pm ~ Office of Readings (Tenebrae)

Holy Saturday ~ April 20th

10:00 am ~ Morning Prayer & Blessing of Easter Baskets

8:00 pm ~ (Easter Vigil Mass) ~ Blessing of Fire, Vigil of Readings,

Easter Sunday ~ April 21st

6:30 am ~ Renewal of Baptismal Promises & Mass @ Dawn

8:30 am ~ Renewal of Baptismal Promises & Mass

10:30 am~ Renewal of Baptismal Promises, Mass & 

               Children's Procession

Mass Schedule



Saturday @ 4:00 pm

Sunday @ 8:30 am and 10:30 am



Tuesday @ 6:00 pm

Wednesday @ 8:00 am

Thursday @ 8:00 am

Friday  @ 8:00 am

Stations of the Cross & Benediction @ 6:00 pm

Confessions follow until 7:00 pm



Saturdays @ 3:30 pm  

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About Saint Richard

 Saint Richard of Chichester was born in 1197 in a little town a few miles from Worcester, England. He and his elder brother were left orphans while still young and his brother was imprisoned as a result of their property’s unpaid debts. Richard gave up the studies which more 

Parish History


 St. Richard's Parish was established in 1946 as the Mission Church by Father Joseph McCaffrey of St. Canicus, Mahanoy City, PA.  Services were held in Ryan Twp Fire Company, Lakewood ballroom and the Lakewood Tennis club building.  In October 1950 Cardinal Dougherty established the Mission as a full-fledged parish under the direction of Fr. Edwin more.