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Bold Choices Young Adult Retreat October 25-26
by Dan Gallagher on August 20, 2019 at 3:14 pm
The Bold Choices: Finding Your Passion and Living It Fully Retreat Saint Gabriel Retreat Center Oct 25 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm Open to young adults 18-35. Interactive sessions and presentations on prayer, finding your passion and living it fully, making choices based in faith, and discernment. Check-in: 7:00PM Friday, … Continue reading "Bold Choices Young Adult Retreat October 25-26"
Notre Dame Club of Greater Williamsport purchases a specialized bike for Caleb Leone
by Dan Gallagher on August 13, 2019 at 4:33 pm
The Notre Dame Club of Greater Williamsport recently purchased a specialized exercise bike for Caleb Leone of Jersey Shore, Pa. Caleb was injured during a football practice last year and suffers from seizures and a stroke which paralyzed the right side of his body.
Diocese of Scranton’s 20 Under 40
by Dan Gallagher on August 8, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Many faithful say young people are the future of the Church. That isn’t the case. Young people are a part of the Church right now and they are leaving their mark each day. At the conclusion of Mass for this year’s World Youth Day in Panama, Pope Francis’ last words were for the young people … Continue reading "Diocese of Scranton’s 20 Under 40"
Scranton Delegation to the NPM Convention in Raleigh
by Dan Gallagher on August 5, 2019 at 1:19 pm
Nine church musicians from our Diocese recently attended the 42nd Annual Convention of the National Association of Pastoral Musicians (NPM) in Raleigh, North Carolina held on July 16-19, 2019. The theme of the convention was “That You May Be Healed,” and thousands of liturgical musicians from all over the country as well as abroad … Continue reading "Scranton Delegation to the NPM Convention in Raleigh"
Pennsylvania Catholic Bishops Ask President to Continue U.S. Refugee Program
by Dan Gallagher on July 29, 2019 at 6:48 pm
PENNSYLVANIA CATHOLIC CONFERENCE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 29, 2019 Contact: Al Gnoza 717-585-1548 PA CATHOLIC BISHOPS ASK PRESIDENT TO CONTINUE U.S. REFUGEE PROGRAM (HARRISBURG)–Pennsylvania’s Catholic bishops are asking the Trump Administration to maintain and even possibly expand the U.S. refugee resettlement program. Eric Failing– the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Catholic Conference, … Continue reading "Pennsylvania Catholic Bishops Ask President to Continue U.S. Refugee Program"
High School Students Complete Leadership Institute
by Dan Gallagher on July 19, 2019 at 2:01 pm
DALLAS, PA (JULY 17, 2019) – A total of 47 high school students and 13 student team members recently took part in the International Student Leadership Institute (ISLI) at Misericordia University between Monday, July 8, and Thursday, July 11, 2019. The four day retreat is a peer-facilitated leadership retreat. It is designed to provide … Continue reading "High School Students Complete Leadership Institute"
Bishop Joseph Bambera’s Statement on Current Immigration Situation
by Dan Gallagher on July 18, 2019 at 8:03 pm
Statement of Bishop Joseph Bambera on Current Immigration Situation July 18, 2019 The image of Oscar Alberto Martinez Ramirez, and his 23 month old daughter, Angie Valeria, both of whom drowned trying to cross the Rio Grande from Mexico to the United States will remain in many people’s hearts and minds for years to … Continue reading "Bishop Joseph Bambera’s Statement on Current Immigration Situation"