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  • Catholic Social Services Emergency Food Distribution in Carbondale 7/17/20
    by Dan Gallagher on July 29, 2020 at 6:15 pm

      

  • Saint Francis of Assisi Kitchen to resume evening meals
    by Dan Gallagher on July 24, 2020 at 3:45 pm

      SCRANTON (July 24, 2020) – During the COVID-19 pandemic, Saint Francis of Assisi Kitchen has continued to provide a hot, nutritious meal to individuals and families in need seven days a week. The daily meals, served between 11 a.m. and noon, are distributed in take-out containers on the Vine Street side of the building. … Continue reading "Saint Francis of Assisi Kitchen to resume evening meals"

  • Diocese of Scranton Statement Regarding Arrest of Former Church Secretary at Nativity of Our Lord Parish
    by Dan Gallagher on July 23, 2020 at 8:27 pm

      DURYEA (July 23, 2020) – The Diocese of Scranton has worked closely with the Duryea Police Department and the Luzerne County District Attorney’s Office regarding the theft of funds from Nativity of Our Lord Parish, Duryea. On July 23, 2020, a criminal complaint and affidavit of probable cause was filed against Denise Decker, a … Continue reading "Diocese of Scranton Statement Regarding Arrest of Former Church Secretary at Nativity of Our Lord Parish"

  • Religious Education Awards Recipients 2020
    by Dan Gallagher on July 21, 2020 at 7:46 pm

      The Religious Education Awards celebrate the dynamic mission of gifted Catechists, Parish Catechetical Leaders, and Directors of Religious Education/Faith Formation. Each of these individuals demonstrate the importance of passing on the faith and their example inspires us into mission! There is such a great need for these generous men and women who devote themselves … Continue reading "Religious Education Awards Recipients 2020"

  • Scam Warning for Diocesan Parishioners
    by Dan Gallagher on July 20, 2020 at 6:38 pm

      The Diocese of Scranton would like to remind its parishioners to be on alert, and not fall victim, to ongoing scams that are once again popping up at various parishes throughout the region. Between the months of June and July, individuals have reported getting text messages and/or emails from someone claiming to be their … Continue reading "Scam Warning for Diocesan Parishioners"

  • Bishop Bambera congratulates the new Bishop of Cleveland
    by Dan Gallagher on July 16, 2020 at 8:13 pm

      (July 16, 2020) – Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, Diocese of Scranton, is offering congratulations to the Most Reverend Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, on his appointment as Bishop of Cleveland. In a statement Thursday, Bishop Bambera said, “I send heartfelt congratulations to Bishop Edward C. Malesic on his appointment by … Continue reading "Bishop Bambera congratulates the new Bishop of Cleveland"

  • Diocesan Catholic Schools working on safe reopening plan
    by Dan Gallagher on July 16, 2020 at 6:33 pm

      SCRANTON – With the end of August quickly approaching, the Diocese of Scranton Catholic Schools Office is diligently working on a plan to reopen its school buildings in a safe and prudent manner. The Diocese says its goal is to reopen for in-person instruction this fall in a way that, above all else, prioritizes … Continue reading "Diocesan Catholic Schools working on safe reopening plan"