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  • Buffalo bishop lays flowers, personal prayer at mass shooting memorial
    by Eric Deabill on May 19, 2022 at 6:50 pm

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (CNS) – Bishop Michael W. Fisher of Buffalo joined mourners outside a Tops grocery store where 10 people were killed and three others were injured in what law enforcement authorities said was a racially motivated crime. Placing flowers and a handwritten note remembering “the souls of our brothers and sisters lost to the … Continue reading "Buffalo bishop lays flowers, personal prayer at mass shooting memorial"

  • Seminarian Michael Boris to be ordained a Deacon on May 28
    by Eric Deabill on May 19, 2022 at 5:56 pm

    SCRANTON – Michael Boris, a native of Dallas, will be ordained a deacon for the Diocese of Scranton by the Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, Bishop of Scranton, on Saturday, May 28, 2022, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter. The ordination Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend the … Continue reading "Seminarian Michael Boris to be ordained a Deacon on May 28"

  • Bishop Bambera celebrates Dedication Mass for new Most Holy Trinity Parish in Cresco
    by Eric Deabill on May 19, 2022 at 5:53 pm

    CRESCO – As parishioner Cheryl Lynott handed over the keys of the new Most Holy Trinity Church to the Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, Bishop of Scranton, she acknowledged the significance of the moment. “Although our road has been long and our journey rout with obstacles, we come today realizing our dream. We began as … Continue reading "Bishop Bambera celebrates Dedication Mass for new Most Holy Trinity Parish in Cresco"

  • Celebration to mark 100 years of worship for Wilkes-Barre church
    by Eric Deabill on May 19, 2022 at 5:50 pm

    WILKES-BARRE – June 4 is going to be a big day of celebration for Saint Andrew Parish, as its primary worship site, Saint Patrick Church on Parrish Street, will mark a century of service to the community. The public is invited to the church’s 4 p.m. Mass and to enjoy a coffee-and-dessert reception following the … Continue reading "Celebration to mark 100 years of worship for Wilkes-Barre church"

  • Celebrate generosity and ‘vote’ Diocese of Scranton on NEPA Gives Day, June 3
    by Eric Deabill on May 19, 2022 at 5:48 pm

    SCRANTON – What do frozen hot chocolate, drones and kindergarten art have in common? All three – and much more – will be featured at our first-ever First Friday fun rally and cause fair at the Diocesan Pastoral Center from 5 until 8 p.m. on Friday June 3. Picture a telethon-turned-webathon with lots of in-person … Continue reading "Celebrate generosity and ‘vote’ Diocese of Scranton on NEPA Gives Day, June 3"

  • Parishioners encouraged to support the Catholic Communication Campaign May 28-29
    by Eric Deabill on May 19, 2022 at 5:46 pm

    Parishes in the Diocese of Scranton will take up a second collection for the Catholic Communication Campaign on the weekend of May 28-29, 2022. If you enjoy reading The Catholic Light or watching CTV: Catholic Television of the Diocese of Scranton, half of all the money raised from this collection stays within the Diocese of … Continue reading "Parishioners encouraged to support the Catholic Communication Campaign May 28-29"

  • Registration is open for Quo Vadis Days 2022
    by Eric Deabill on May 19, 2022 at 5:43 pm

    The Diocesan Vocations Office is gearing up for their annual Quo Vadis Days at Marywood University in Scranton, which will be held June 19-21, 2022. The camp is designed for Catholic men in high school to: • Deepen their faith • Learn more about all vocations • Better discern God’s call in their lives. It … Continue reading "Registration is open for Quo Vadis Days 2022"