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  • 2019 Bishops Meeting: Taking Action on Abuse Crisis
    by Dan Gallagher on June 14, 2019 at 8:19 pm

      The Diocese of Scranton is committed to protecting its young people and ensuring that the local Church of Scranton continues to address issues of child sexual abuse with vigilance and fidelity. Bishop Joseph C. Bambera attended the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops General Meeting in Baltimore from June 11-13, 2019 and voted in … Continue reading "2019 Bishops Meeting: Taking Action on Abuse Crisis" […]

  • Hundreds of women to attend second annual Catholic Women’s Conference
    by Dan Gallagher on June 6, 2019 at 3:35 pm

      SCRANTON, PA (JUNE 5, 2019) –  Best-selling author, syndicated Catholic talk show host and motivational speaker Teresa Tomeo will headline the upcoming second annual Catholic Women’s Conference Come to the Well on June 22, 2019 at the Byron Center at the University of Scranton. After losing her high profile job as a news broadcaster … Continue reading "Hundreds of women to attend second annual Catholic Women’s Conference" […]

  • Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen helps feed those in need
    by Dan Gallagher on June 5, 2019 at 6:14 pm

      The facility, which is operated by Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton, serves an average of 300 meals per day. By ALAN K. STOUT Special to The Catholic Light WILKES-BARRE — Every day, 365 days per year, the Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen provides hot meals to those in need. Guests are … Continue reading "Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen helps feed those in need" […]

  • Three Seminarians to Be Ordained as Transitional Deacons
    by Dan Gallagher on May 23, 2019 at 5:40 pm

    Entering final year of formation for Priesthood (MAY 23, 2019) – Jonathan P. Kuhar, Kevin M. Miller and Shawn M. Simchock will begin the final step of their formation for the priesthood when they are ordained to the transitional diaconate by Bishop Joseph C. Bambera at a Mass on Saturday, May 25 at 10:00 a.m. … Continue reading "Three Seminarians to Be Ordained as Transitional Deacons" […]

  • Work on New Mount Olivet Mausoleum Begins
    by Dan Gallagher on May 23, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    KINGSTON TOWNSHIP, PA — After more than a year of planning, ground has been broken and work is officially underway on a new Mausoleum at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Kingston Township, Luzerne County. Bishop Joseph C. Bambera visited the site and participated in a ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The beautiful new … Continue reading "Work on New Mount Olivet Mausoleum Begins" […]

  • Holy Cross Mock Trial Team Places Ninth in National Competition
    by Dan Gallagher on May 22, 2019 at 8:13 pm

      DUNMORE, PA (MAY 21, 2019) – After several rounds of competition, the verdict is in, the Holy Cross High School Mock Trial Team is one of the Top Ten teams in the nation! During the National High School Mock Trial Competition from May 16-18 in Athens, Georgia, the Holy Cross High School Mock Trial … Continue reading "Holy Cross Mock Trial Team Places Ninth in National Competition" […]

  • 10th Vocations Golf Classic Slated for July 8 to Assist Seminarians
    by Dan Gallagher on May 20, 2019 at 8:01 pm

    SCRANTON, PA — Parishioners and friends of the Diocese of Scranton have expressed their overwhelming support for the priesthood through the Vocations Golf Classic since it began 10 years ago. “Each year, donors and golfers from throughout the 11 counties of our Diocese participate in this event to help foster vocations and provide direct assistance … Continue reading "10th Vocations Golf Classic Slated for July 8 to Assist Seminarians" […]