Saint Benedict The Moor Church

91 Crawford Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 [ map ] [ website ]
Phone: 412-281-3141

Description

Saint Benedict The Moor Catholic Church is an African-American community that celebrates the Gospel of Christ through the diversity seen in different traditions, cultures, and songs.

Founded in 1889, the elegant, traditional structure includes facilities for various meetings, classes and other events along with worship services.

The church is named in honor of Benedict The Moor, also known as Benedict The Black, who was born near Messina, Italy in 1526. He was the son of Christopher and Diana Manasseri, Africans who were taken to Italy as slaves and later became Christians.

Hours of operation

Varies per event; call for information.

Parking

On-street parking is available.

In partnership with Pittsburgh A&E Group