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 Welcome to St. Mary, Mother of God Parish

Mission Statement

We, the parishioners of St. Mary, Mother of God, Yatesboro, form a vibrant and Spirit-filled Roman Catholic community of faith in rural Northeastern Armstrong County, serving families residing in the surrounding towns.

Our parish was formed from immigrant families who settled in this area over a century ago to work in the coal industry. Building upon the foundation of those who have gone before us, we value our Catholic faith and tradition, our worship of God, especially through our celebration of the Eucharist, and our willingness to serve Christ by our love for one another.

 Former Priests

​The following list of individuals served our parish community from its establishment in 1904. For more information about the establishment and flourishing of our church community, please view our parish history.

​Father Daniel L. Blout - Administrator2008-2014​
​Father Michael P. Sikon - Pastor​2002-2008
​Father Dennis Bogusz - Administrator​2002
​Father Robert Mosiener - Pastor​1996-2002
​Father George Swast - Pastor​1992-1996
​Father Vincent Gigliotti - Pastor​1988-1992
​Father John Euker - Pastor​1985-1988
​Father Gregory Flohr - Pastor​1981-1985
​Father John A. Regoli - Pastor​1975-1981
​Father Dominic Pozzuoli - Pastor​1971-1975
​Father Henry Murphy - Pastor​1969-1971
​Father Carl Milano - Pastor​1967-1969
​Father Nicholas Mitolo - Pastor​1961-1967
​Father Edward Gearing - Pastor ​1957-1961
​Father Cyril Levi - Assistant Pastor​1956
​Father Andrew Horvath - Assistant Pastor​1955
​Father Francis Boyle - Pastor​1952-1957
​Father Nicholas Thomas - Pastor​1949-1952
​Father Stephen Kandra - Assistant Pastor​1948-1950
​Father Edwin Hoppel - Assistant Pastor​1947-1948
​Father Albert Marconyak - Assistant Pastor​1944-1946
​Father Philip Platania - Pastor​1935-1949
​Father Rocco Maturo - Pastor​1914-1935
​Father N. Capaldo - Pastor​1913-1914
​Father Cajetan Federici - Pastor​1903-1913

 

 Vocations from the Parish

​The following list of individuals is comprised of native sons and daughters of the parish who heard God's call to vocations.

​Father Emil Capano
​Father Albert Farina
​Father Joseph Farina
​Father Louis Farina
​Father Wilbert Farina
​Father Fidelis Levri
​Sister Claudia Capano
​Sister Xavier Capano
​Sister Irma Mae Boonie