Welcome Home

Welcoming All People
to our
In the Heart of
Venango County.

Forming Disciples

Changing Lives.

Fr. John Miller, III

Please enjoy this welcome video from our Pastor.

Fr. Ian McElrath

Welcome Fr. Mac to the Oil City Community.

Mass Times

Saturday Anticipated

4:00pm (St. Joseph)
5:40pm (St. Stephen)


8:00am (St. Stephen)
9:45am (St. Joseph)

Weekdays and Holy Days of Obligation

See Bulletin.

Eucharistic Adoration

Tuesdays, Noon-1pm (St. Stephen)
See Bulletin.

Sacramental Information

Reconciliation / Confessions

Saturday at 3:00pm-3:40pm (St. Joseph)

First Friday Confession
Thursday before 4:00pm-5:00pm (St. Stephen)


Please contact the parish office or click here.


Please contact the parish office at least 6 months prior to schedule the wedding date.

Anointing of the Sick

Please notify the parish office when someone is seriously ill, hospitalized, homebound, or in need of a priest.
After office hours, call 814-677-3020, use emergency extension number 7.

Sponsorship for Godparents or Confirmation

Please contact the parish office for more information.

Parish Office Information

Office Hours

9:00am – 4:00pm Monday –  Friday

Phone: 814-677-3020
Fax: 814-678-8841

Office Receptionist / Secretary

Judy Fink               Jenny Huber
Marti Shutka        Deb Lineman

Email: office@oilcitycatholic.com

Business Office

Kim Fornof, Finance and Cemetery Administrator

Email: kim.fornof@oilcitycatholic.com

Faith Formation Coordinator

Evelyn Wheeler

Email: evelyn.wheeler@oilcitycatholic.com

We are Here to Serve You

Rev. John L. Miller, III, Pastor
Rev. Ian McElrath, Parochial Vicar
Msgr. Andrew Karg, Retired Clergy

Deacon John (Tim) Wren

Faith Formation Coordinator
Evelyn Wheeler  | evelyn.wheeler@oilcitycatholic.com

Prayer Chain Coordinators
Mary Smith 814-676-9758  |  Rita Anderton 814-676-1641 ritaanderton@yahoo.com

Saint Stephen School
Mrs. Marge Hadjuk, Principal
814-677-3035 |  School Website

Venango Catholic High School
Mr. Brian Slider, M.A., Acting Headmaster
814-677-3098  |  School Website

Catholic Rural Ministry
Sister Marian Wehler, OSB and Sister Tina Geiger, RSM
814-677-2032  |  Ministry Website

St. Stephen Church

St. Stephen School

St. Joseph Church