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  • BISHOP BAMBERA’S LENTEN MESSAGE – 2018
    by Dan Gallagher on February 13, 2018 at 3:08 pm

    Dear Brothers and Sisters, Recall the first words of scripture proclaimed every year in the liturgy of Ash Wednesday. They are taken from the book of the Old Testament prophet Joel. “Even now, says the Lord, return to me with your whole heart, with fasting, and weeping and mourning. Rend your hearts, not your garments, […]

  • Lent Begins on Ash Wednesday, February 14
    by Dan Gallagher on February 13, 2018 at 2:53 pm

    Ash Wednesday, February 14, will mark the start of the solemn 40-day season of Lent. Parishes throughout the 11-county Diocese of Scranton will distribute ashes as a sign of penance and to remind individuals of Lent’s call to a more complete gospel lifestyle. At the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Scranton, ashes will be distributed […]

  • Howard Gospel Choir Concert on February 17 at the Kirby Center to Benefit St. Vincent de Paul Kitchen
    by Dan Gallagher on February 2, 2018 at 4:14 pm

    The Howard University Gospel Choir, Washington, D.C., will perform at the F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, February 17, at 7 p.m. with half of each $10 ticket to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen, Wilkes-Barre, a program of Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton. Those planning the event include, […]

  • EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP POSITION AVAILABLE – PENNSYLVANIA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE
    by Dan Gallagher on February 2, 2018 at 3:34 pm

    Executive Leadership Position Available Pennsylvania Catholic Conference  The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference (PCC) is the public affairs agency of the eight Latin Rite and two Eastern Rite Catholic dioceses in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Located in Harrisburg, PA, PCC currently employs a professional staff of eight individuals who are under the leadership and supervision of an […]

  • Current Edition of The Catholic Light
    by Dan on February 1, 2018 at 5:24 pm

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  • Diocese Celebrating Anniversary of Its Founding with Mass on March 4
    by Dan Gallagher on February 1, 2018 at 5:16 pm

    The Diocese of Scranton’s Sesquicentennial Celebration continues with a Pontifical Mass at the Cathedral of Saint Peter marking the actual Anniversary Sunday of the founding of the Diocese. The liturgy will be celebrated on March 4, 2018, at 3 p.m. in the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Scranton. The Mass will give thanks to God […]

  • Bishop Bambera’s Schedule
    by Dan Gallagher on February 1, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    February 10 – Mass – World Day of the Sick, Saint Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 12:10 p.m. February 14 – Ash Wednesday Mass, Saint Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 12:10 p.m. February 17 – Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen, Wilkes-Barre, 9:00 a.m. February 18 – Rite of Election, Saint Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 2:30 p.m. February 19-20 – New […]