Ss. Peter and Paul

5885 Harrison Street – Merrillville, Indiana 46410

(219) 980-2693

Fax: (219) 980-2851



Pastor: Rev. James W. Meade

Deacon: Malcolm Lunsford

Bookkeeper: Roxanne Poturalski

     Office Hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri. 9 a.m.-noon

Liturgy/Music Coordinator: Mike Cierski

Mass Schedule:

Saturday Vigil Mass: 4 p.m.

Sunday: 10 a.m.

Holyday: Call parish office or consult bulletin

Daily: 8 a.m. (Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri., at St. Joan of Arc)

6:30 p.m. (Wed. at St. Andrew the Apostle)

8 a.m. (Thurs. at St. Andrew the Apostle)


Reconciliation: 1 p.m. Wednesday at Ss. Peter and Paul

  (In chapel on the east side of the church)

5:45-6:15 p.m. Wednesday at St. Andrew the Apostle


Other Sacraments: Anointing of the Sick, Matrimony, Baptism, Eucharist, Confirmation, Penance/Reconciliation, Vocations (click on Sacraments at the top of the page)

Intercessory Prayers for Week of July 12

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time


- For our Church, that we may always be committed to spreading the message of the Gospel . . .  

   We pray to the Lord.

- For the courage to share our faith with others, bringing them the joy of knowing God's love . . .  

   We pray to the Lord.

- For the created world, that we learn to cooperate with God's plan as it continues to unfold and grow in beauty . . .  

   We pray to the Lord.

- For those closed to God's Word, that we may be living signs of the Good News to them . . . 

   We pray to the Lord.

- For a conversion of hearts, that we may come to treat all people with dignity and respect . . .

   We pray to the Lord.

- For those who have died, especially Bernadette Mance, and for the intentions written in our parish book of intercessions . . .

    We pray to the Lord . . . 


Religious Education: 



Becoming Catholic: More about the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) 




Parish Ministries:


For more information or to join any of our ministries, contact the

Ss. Peter and Paul parish office at (219) 980-2693

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