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  • Bishop blesses newly gilded cross atop Cathedral
    by Dan Gallagher on October 6, 2017 at 8:29 pm

      As exterior refurbishment of the Cathedral of Saint Peter nears its conclusion, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera blessed the newly gilded cross at the top of the church. Also pictured, from left, are Monsignor Thomas M. Muldowney, Vicar General of the Diocese; Don Walsh of Walsh Sheet Metal; and Frank Semanski, Diocesan Secretary for Property […]

  • Eight Men in Scranton Diocese To Be Received as Candidates for Permanent Diaconate
    by Dan Gallagher on October 6, 2017 at 8:01 pm

    Bishop Bambera will celebrate the Rite of Candidacy in the Cathedral of Saint Peter at the 12:10 p.m. Mass on Saturday, October 7, 2017 for eight men from the Diocese of Scranton, who have just completed their first year in formation to be ordained as permanent deacons in November 2020. In this public ceremony, after […]

  • Eight Men To Be Received as Candidates for Permanent Diaconate
    by Dan Gallagher on October 5, 2017 at 9:07 pm

    Bishop Bambera will celebrate the Rite of Candidacy in the Cathedral of Saint Peter at the 12:10 p.m. Mass on Saturday, October 7, 2017 for eight men from the Diocese of Scranton, who have just completed their first year in formation to be ordained as permanent deacons in November 2020. In this public ceremony, after […]

  • Red Mass To Be Celebrated October 6 in Scranton
    by Dan Gallagher on October 4, 2017 at 1:21 pm

    The annual Red Mass will be celebrated this Friday, October 6, at 12:10 p.m. in the Cathedral Saint Peter in Scranton. Bishop Joseph C. Bambera will be the principal celebrant. The homilist will be Reverend Herbert B. Keller, S.J., interim president of The University of Scranton and rector of the Scranton Jesuit Community. At this […]

  • STATEMENT BY BISHOP BAMBERA REGARDING TRAGIC SHOOTINGS IN LAS VEGAS
    by Dan Gallagher on October 3, 2017 at 3:04 am

    We grieve over the tragic loss of innocent lives caused by the horrendous mass shooting in Las Vegas. We pray that God will bestow his healing comfort on the victims, their families and friends. We pray also for an end to all forms of hatred and violence. […]

  • Current Edition of The Catholic Light
    by Dan on September 28, 2017 at 2:55 pm

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  • Bishop Bambera’s Letter for Respect Life Sunday
    by Dan Gallagher on September 28, 2017 at 2:49 pm

    Dear Friends, As has been the case for far too many letters that I have written to the faithful of the Diocese of Scranton as we prepare to celebrate Respect Life Sunday on October 1, 2017, our land and our world continue to be confronted by a gross disregard for our belief in the sanctity […]