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  • Current Edition of The Catholic Light
    by Dan Gallagher on April 19, 2018 at 1:55 pm


  • Diocesan Annual Appeal Surpasses $5 Million Goal
    by D Gallagher on April 19, 2018 at 1:42 pm

    Bishop Joseph C. Bambera has announced that the 2017 Diocesan Annual Appeal: Walking Together in the Light of Christ, has raised $5,002,000 in gifts and pledges, surpassing the goal of $5 million. The Annual Appeal has received gifts and pledges from nearly 30,000 donors. Seventy-three parishes have met their Annual Appeal parish goal. The full Diocesan Annual Appeal […]

  • Vocations Mass To Be Celebrated April 22 in Williamsport
    by D Gallagher on April 19, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    “In the diversity and the uniqueness of each and every vocation, personal and ecclesial, there is a need to listen, discern and live this word that calls to us from on high and, while enabling us to develop our talents, makes us instruments of salvation in the world and guides us to full happiness,” said […]

  • April is Child Abuse Prevention Month
    by D Gallagher on April 19, 2018 at 1:38 pm

    Education, awareness key components of safe environment program VIRTUS Protecting God’s Children Program has trained 28,677 people in Diocese One of the key elements of a safe environment program is awareness – awareness of the dangers of child sexual abuse and how to recognize, report, and ultimately prevent it. Beginning in 2003, the Diocese of […]

  • Bishop Bambera’s Schedule
    by D Gallagher on April 19, 2018 at 1:36 pm

    April 19 – Bishop’s Youth Awards, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 7:00 p.m. April 22 – World Day of Prayer for Vocations Mass, St. Joseph the Worker Parish, Williamsport, 5:00 p.m. April 23 – Confirmation, St. John Bosco Parish, Conyngham, & Most Precious Blood Parish, Hazleton, at St. John Bosco Church, Conyngham, 5:00 p.m. April 25 […]

    by D Gallagher on April 10, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    Pope Francis has offered another hopeful message that should inspire each one of us to strive to be the person God created us to be. The Holy Father calls all of us to bear witness to God in our everyday lives and in all that we do, in particular by treating everyone we encounter with […]

  • St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen Celebrates Host for a Day Campaign with Event Wednesday
    by D Gallagher on April 10, 2018 at 2:31 pm

    The St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen in Scranton will thank hundreds of supporters for enabling it to continue its mission of feeding the needy. An Appreciation Reception will be held this Wednesday, April 11, from 6-9 p.m. at Genetti’s in Dickson City for contributors to the Kitchen’s annual Host‑for‑a‑Day campaign. The Host‑for‑a‑Day campaign is the […]