Where the people of St. Scholastica Parish in Aspinwall, PA meet for conversation about our parish life.
Why the name?
"Holy Conversation" does sound like an exceptionally pious name, even for a parish blog. And we can't guarantee that everything here will meet the high standard the name implies. But the phrase comes from the story of our patron saint, and we think it fits. Here's why.
St. Scholastica was a sixth-century abbess who, according to the Dialogues of Pope Gregory I, used to meet once a year with her brother, St. Benedict. On the last occasion they were together, they spent their time "satisfying each other's hunger for holy conversation about the spiritual life."
We hope that this blog can become a place where the members of our parish can find a taste of the companionship and conversation that Scholastica and Benedict enjoyed so much. Welcome!
Here is a recent picture of the Contemporary Choir, who lead us in sung worship at the 9:00 a.m. liturgy. Sr. Pat invites anyone who would like to join a choir to contact her as soon as possible this summer!