Membership in the Society is open to all individuals, educational institutions, and lay or religious organizations interested in the Catholic Church in Western Pennsylvania.

The Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania is classified as a non-profit, tax-exempt corporation organized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All contributions to the Society are tax-deductible.

Ways to join

By mail

To join by mail, download and print this application for membership and mail it, along with your dues, to the address below.

Catholic Historical Society of Western PA
℅ Jim Hanna, Membership
250 Roscommon Place
McMurray, PA 15317

Please make your check payable to “The Catholic Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania.”


You can also submit your application for membership online. Fill out the form below and make a donation corresponding to your desired level of membership either through PayPal (click here to be directed to our donations portal) or by mailing a check to the address provided above.

N.B. — Your online membership will not be considered active until we receive your dues, either by PayPal or by check.