By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Fourteen groupings of parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh will merge in January 2021 to create 14 new parishes.
Bishop David Zubik announced the news Saturday, saying 40 parishes will be part of the mergers. The mergers are set for Jan. 4, 2021, bringing the number of parishes in the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh from 107 to 81.
“Each of the mergers was requested by the priest-administrator of the grouping, after extensive consultation with parishioners,” the diocese said in a release.
According to the release from the diocese, the 14 new parishes are: