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A VOTE FOR LIFE: A message from the Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera
by Dan Gallagher on September 17, 2020 at 4:33 pm
Dear Friends, As we prepare for our annual celebration of Respect Life Sunday on October 4, 2020, we do so at a moment that is unprecedented in its focus on care for the human person. For over eight months, our world has waged war with a virus that has currently attacked more than 29 … Continue reading "A VOTE FOR LIFE: A message from the Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera"
Bishop thanks priests for extraordinary and heroic efforts during pandemic
by Dan Gallagher on September 16, 2020 at 6:55 pm
SCRANTON – As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera believes the work being done by priests has been nothing less than heroic. That is why the bishop set this past Monday, Sept. 14, as a Day of Prayer and Gratitude for Priests in the Diocese of Scranton. Bishop Bambera led … Continue reading "Bishop thanks priests for extraordinary and heroic efforts during pandemic"
Parish to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month with Spanish food sale event
by Dan Gallagher on September 15, 2020 at 6:53 pm
SCRANTON – During the months of September and October, our country observes National Hispanic Heritage Month. We celebrate the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose family ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. Many of these countries celebrate the anniversary of their independence during this month. The … Continue reading "Parish to mark National Hispanic Heritage Month with Spanish food sale event"
2020 Diocesan Annual Appeal to Begin September 26 and 27
by Dan Gallagher on September 15, 2020 at 6:50 pm
SCRANTON – The 2020 Diocesan Annual Appeal: Bound Together in Hope will begin in all parishes in the Diocese of Scranton on Sept. 26 and 27. This year’s goal is $4.5 million. An Appeal video will be shown at Masses and on parish websites and Facebook pages. Six regional Appeal videos have been produced … Continue reading "2020 Diocesan Annual Appeal to Begin September 26 and 27"
Worship in the open air
by Dan Gallagher on September 14, 2020 at 7:05 pm
September 14, 2020 CARBONDALE – Eucharistic exuberance filled the hearts of the faithful when diocesan parishes opened their doors for a return to the sacraments for their flocks. In the months that followed, priests have celebrated Masses in small indoor gatherings and larger outdoor venues. As the public continues to be welcome to enter … Continue reading "Worship in the open air"
Back to school for Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Scranton
by Dan Gallagher on September 13, 2020 at 6:57 pm
September 13, 2020 Planning, preparation and prayer have helped Catholic school students, families, faculty, staff and administrators safely begin a brand new school year. Many students in the Diocese of Scranton Catholic School System have returned to class for in-person instruction over the last several weeks, while others are taking part in the Diocesan … Continue reading "Back to school for Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Scranton"
Diocesan Annual Appeal assists parishes in community outreach efforts
by Dan Gallagher on September 12, 2020 at 6:44 pm
SCRANTON – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many events but it wasn’t enough to stop what has become an annual back-to-school tradition in North Scranton. For the last several years, Mary, Mother of God Parish has hosted a picnic for students and families from the Bangor Heights Housing Development in … Continue reading "Diocesan Annual Appeal assists parishes in community outreach efforts"