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  • Hundreds honored with Bishop’s Youth Awards
    by Dan Gallagher on October 16, 2019 at 6:25 pm

      A total of 799 young adults from across the Diocese of Scranton are being honored this fall for their commitment to their faith and service to their parishes and schools. The 2019 Bishop’s Youth Awards have been handed out to 8th grade and 12th grade students at four Masses in which Bishop Joseph C. … Continue reading "Hundreds honored with Bishop’s Youth Awards"

  • Diocese of Scranton adds two names to list of credibly accused individuals
    by Dan Gallagher on October 16, 2019 at 6:10 pm

      SCRANTON, PA — Following the release of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report in 2018, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera pledged to be open and transparent in the way that the Diocese of Scranton handles occurrences of child sexual abuse. As a result, the Diocese announces two names have been added to its list of clergy … Continue reading "Diocese of Scranton adds two names to list of credibly accused individuals"

  • Pet blessing at Saint Francis Commons
    by Dan Gallagher on October 4, 2019 at 4:26 pm

      Right before they received a blessing, Otis, 2, and Sir Lancelot, 8, sniffed each other and waged their tails like old friends. The two dogs were the guests of honor at a pet blessing held on October 4, at Saint Francis Commons, an affordable, transitional housing facility for homeless veterans, which is operated by … Continue reading "Pet blessing at Saint Francis Commons"

  • World Day for Migrants and Refugees to be Celebrated on Sunday, September 29
    by Dan Gallagher on September 25, 2019 at 2:01 pm

      September 25, 2019 WASHINGTON, D.C.- The Vatican’s World Day for Migrants and Refugees will be held this Sunday, September 29, 2019. The theme for this year’s celebration is, “It is not just about migrants.” Bishop Joe S. Vásquez of Austin, Chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Migration, noted … Continue reading "World Day for Migrants and Refugees to be Celebrated on Sunday, September 29"

  • Diocese of Scranton Catholic School System to invest $1 million in STREAM Initiative
    by Dan Gallagher on September 23, 2019 at 8:41 pm

      SCRANTON, PA (September 23) – In an ongoing effort to best prepare students for the 21st century and beyond, the Diocese of Scranton has been developing a new vision for Catholic Education. One of the key components of this new vision will be the integration of the STREAM (Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts and … Continue reading "Diocese of Scranton Catholic School System to invest $1 million in STREAM Initiative"

  • Diocesan Day of Service to benefit non-profit organizations and environmental projects
    by Dan Gallagher on September 20, 2019 at 4:46 pm

       SCRANTON, PA (September 20) – Nearly 200 young adults from across the Diocese of Scranton are expected to get their hands dirty and make their communities a better place during the 2019 Diocesan Day of Service scheduled for Saturday, September 21, 2019. Students from parishes, Catholic high schools and local colleges have all volunteered … Continue reading "Diocesan Day of Service to benefit non-profit organizations and environmental projects"

  • Mass for Atonement and Healing
    by Dan Gallagher on September 17, 2019 at 2:04 pm

      SCRANTON — As the Church continues to respond to the tragic reality of sexual abuse of minors by clergy, for the second year in a row, the Diocese of Scranton held a Mass for Atonement and Healing. Bishop Joseph C. Bambera was the principal celebrant and homilist for the Mass, which was held on … Continue reading "Mass for Atonement and Healing"