North Oakland, Chicora, Carbon Center

St. Joseph Parish, North Oakland

Located at 864 Chicora Road, Chicora, PA 16025

724-445-3713        Fax: 724-607-1183 

SJP Office Hours: 

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday - 9:30am-4:30pm


Mater Dolorosa Parish

Located at 409 North Main Street, Chicora, PA 16025


MD Office Hours: Monday - 11:00am-Noon

Website for both SJP and MD is


St. Wendelin Parish & School

Located at 210/211 St. Wendelin Road, Butler, PA 16002

Parish - 724-287-0820       School - 724-285-4986 Websites are:

SWP Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9:00am-Noon

   Cemetery Inquiries for all Parishes

   Contact North Regional Office,

   2636 Ellwood Road, New Castle, PA 16101


   Bulletin Information for all Parishes

   Current bulletin email is:    

   Submission deadline is Tuesdays at 10:00am and

   the information and/or pictures

   must pertain to Parish events.

   Advertisers can call Chip Ranson at 412-495-0907


   Facilities Scheduling for all Parishes

   Parishioners are welcome to contract for

   facilities usage, upon approval.

   Contact Barb at any office or


Father Matt McClain, Administrator


Father Lou Pascazi, Senior Parochial Vicar


Barb Boltz, Administrative Assistant & Facilities Scheduler


Martha Birch, Grouping Accountant


Nicole Karenbauer, Administrative Assistant & School Accountant

             Safe Environment Coordinator

Sue Fraley, Director of Evangelization, Youth & Young Adult Ministry


Vince Ritzert, Director of Music


Vince Houpt, Music Minister


Gina Beaver, Director of Religious Education & Bulletin Editor


Vanessa Birch, Religious Education Program Manager


JoLynn Clouse, St. Wendelin School Principal


Linda Green & Kit Lanier, SWP Receptionists