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  • Diocese of Scranton Statement Regarding Grand Jury Report
    by D Gallagher on August 16, 2018 at 3:39 pm

    The Grand Jury today released findings following its investigation into child sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania. As the community copes with the findings in this report, Bishop Bambera offers his deepest apologies to the victims who have suffered because of past actions and decisions made by trusted clergymen, to victims’ families, to […]

  • Latest Edition of The Catholic Light
    by D Gallagher on August 16, 2018 at 3:38 pm


  • Pilgrimage to National Shrine Approaching
    by D Gallagher on August 16, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    Responses Due from Parishes by August 31  Another milestone on the year-long celebration of the Diocese of Scranton’s 150th Anniversary will be reached on Saturday, September 22, when Bishop Joseph C. Bambera leads a pilgrimage to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. Buses will begin to depart from […]

  • Bishop Bambera Announces Clergy Appointments
    by D Gallagher on August 16, 2018 at 3:23 pm

    His Excellency, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, announces the following appointments, effective as indicated: ADMINISTRATOR Reverend Peter Tran, from Senior Priest, Christ the King Parish, Archbald, to Admin-istrator, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, Wyalusing, effective August 20, 2018. ASSISTANT PASTOR Reverend Dominic Obour, from Priest in Residence, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Par-ish, Wyalusing, to […]

  • Bishop Bambera’s Schedule
    by D Gallagher on August 16, 2018 at 3:21 pm

    August 19 – 2019 World Youth Day Meeting, 3:00 p.m. August 21 – Diocesan Catholic Schools Principals Meeting, 9:00 a.m.  August 26 – Mass – Church of Saint Gregory Expansion Project Groundbreaking, 10:00 a.m.  August 30 – Mass – Feast of Saint Jeanne Jugan, Holy Family Residence Chapel, Scranton, 11:00 a.m. &nbs […]

  • Vocations Golf Classic Thank You
    by D Gallagher on August 16, 2018 at 3:20 pm


  • Statement Regarding Credibly Accused Individuals 
    by D Gallagher on August 1, 2018 at 9:46 pm

    The Diocese of Scranton has disclosed the names of all credibly accused individuals to authorities, the public and the press since 2010. More than listing the accused individuals, the Grand Jury report will include a detailed overview of the cases involving clergy who served in any of the six dioceses, including the Diocese of Scranton. Upon public release of the Grand Jury report, Bishop […]