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  • Diocesan Certificate in Lay Ministry Accepting Applications for January 2019
    by D Gallagher on December 13, 2018 at 4:15 pm

      The Office for Parish Life encourages parish leaders to consider application for the Diocesan Certificate in Lay Ministry for January 2019! The Diocesan Certificate in Lay Ministry is a ministry formation program designed to equip and advance the servant leadership capacities of individuals serving their parish in areas such as: Parish Pastoral Councils, Directors […]

  • Employment Opportunity – Payroll Clerk/Human Resources Generalist
    by D Gallagher on December 12, 2018 at 2:35 pm

    Diocese of Scranton Payroll Clerk/Human Resources Generalist Position Summary:  The Payroll Clerk/Human Resources Generalist position is an integral part of the Diocesan Human Resources Office team. This position coordinates payroll processing for parishes, schools and Catholic Social Services and is also required to provide a general level of administrative support in other human resource areas, […]

  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass Obligation
    by D Gallagher on December 6, 2018 at 5:00 pm

    The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is on December 8, which this year falls on a Saturday. Please note that the obligation to attend Mass is not lifted (as with other Holy Days) for the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. Thus, the faithful must fulfill this obligation by attending Mass for the Holy Day (either […]

  • Diocese of Scranton celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the first class of Permanent Deacons
    by D Gallagher on November 30, 2018 at 5:13 pm

    The Diocese of Scranton is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the first class of permanent deacons ordained for the Diocese and the 50th anniversary of the re-establishment of the diaconate in the United States. Bishop Joseph C. Bambera will be the principal celebrant of a Mass this Saturday, December 1, at 4 p.m. in the […]

  • Bishop Bambera’s Statement on the Passing of Bishop Robert Morlino
    by D Gallagher on November 26, 2018 at 9:44 pm

    I offer my sympathy and prayers and those of the Church of Scranton to the faithful of the Diocese of Madison at the passing of Bishop Robert Morlino. As a fellow native son of the Diocese of Scranton, I knew and respected Bishop Morlino as a devoted shepherd to the people of the dioceses he […]

  • Latest Edition of The Catholic Light
    by D Gallagher on November 21, 2018 at 2:20 pm

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  • Diocesan Annual Appeal at 44% of Goal
    by D Gallagher on November 21, 2018 at 2:17 pm

    The 2018 Diocesan Annual Appeal, “The Journey Makes Us One,” has raised more than $2.2 million in gifts and pledges, bringing the campaign to 44% of the $5 million goal. “I am grateful to so many generous supporters of the Annual Appeal for their willingness to be instruments of God’s presence in our midst as […]