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  • Employment Opportunity – Diocesan Coordinator for Marriage and Family Life
    by Dan Gallagher on December 4, 2017 at 2:26 pm

    QUALIFICATIONS: An ability to represent the Diocesan Bishop A Masters degree or a specialization in spirituality, religious formation, marriage enrichment preferred A minimum of 3 years of experience in parish life and ministry, teaching, or counseling An ability and desire to work in a team environment Personal qualities suited to a ministry of welcome and […]

  • Current Edition of The Catholic Light
    by Dan on November 30, 2017 at 2:36 pm

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  • Diocese of Scranton Beginning Sesquicentennial Celebration with Mass on December 3
    by Dan Gallagher on November 30, 2017 at 2:24 pm

    A year-long celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the Diocese of Scranton will begin on the First Sunday of Advent, December 3, with a special Pontifical Mass at 12:15 p.m. in the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Scranton. His Eminence, Justin Cardinal Rigali, Archbishop Emeritus of Philadelphia and former Apostolic Administrator of […]

  • Bishop Bambera Announces Clergy Appointments
    by Dan Gallagher on November 30, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    His Excellency, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, announces the following appointments, effective as indicated:  Senior Priest Reverend Stephen A. Krawontka, from Senior Priest, Saint Patrick Parish, Scranton, to Senior Priest, Our Lady, Help of Christians Parish, Dorrance, and Saint Jude Parish, Mountain Top, effective November 25, 2017.  Leave of Absence Reverend Michael S. Drevitch, from Assistant […]

  • Bishop Bambera’s Schedule
    by Dan Gallagher on November 30, 2017 at 2:20 pm

    November 30 – Advent Day of Reflection for Priests, Diocesan Pastoral Center, Scranton December 3 – Opening Mass, 150th Anniversary Year Celebration of the Founding of the Diocese of Scranton, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 12:15 p.m. December 6 – Mass – Ministry of Acolyte, Pope Saint John XXIII Seminary, Weston, Mass., 4:30 p.m. December 8 […]

  • Primus Technologies Contributes $300,000 to Diocese of Scranton Scholarship Foundation
    by Dan Gallagher on November 15, 2017 at 3:35 pm

    Primus Technologies is once again supporting tuition assistance for students at St. John Neumann Regional Academy, Williamsport, and at other Diocesan Catholic schools. Primus Technologies Corp., a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider headquartered in Williamsport, recently donated $300,000 to the Diocese of Scranton Scholarship Foundation through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Scholarship Tax Credit Program. […]

  • Bishop Bambera Announces Clergy Appointments
    by Dan Gallagher on November 9, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    His Excellency, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, announces the following appointments, effective as indicated: PASTOR  Monsignor David L. Tressler, from Sacramental Minister, Saint Rita’s Parish, Gouldsboro, to Pastor, Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish, Jermyn, effective October 30, 2017. Monsignor Tressler will continue to serve as Diocesan Secretary for Catholic Schools, Superintendent of Schools.  ASSISTANT PASTOR  […]