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CYC Annex Child Care Center opening meets a growing need for child care services
by Dan Gallagher on December 4, 2019 at 9:24 pm
WILKES-BARRE, PA — After months of planning and construction, the opening of the new CYC Annex Child Care Center will help to meet the growing needs of child care in the Wyoming Valley. A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new facility located on South Washington Street was held on Wednesday, December 4, at 1:00 … Continue reading "CYC Annex Child Care Center opening meets a growing need for child care services"
Blessed Sacrament Parish celebrates its 10th Anniversary
by Dan Gallagher on December 3, 2019 at 2:59 pm
Blessed Sacrament Parish is celebrating ten years (established December 13 2009) and looking back at 125 years since Roman Catholics first organized in the town of Throop. The Joseph C. Karolewicz Chapter of Blessed Sacrament Parish Holy Name celebrated by inviting parishioners 75 years and older, all altar servers and their parents/guardians, free as … Continue reading "Blessed Sacrament Parish celebrates its 10th Anniversary"
Family to Family Food Basket Program to help 2,800 families this Thanksgiving
by Dan Gallagher on November 27, 2019 at 3:52 pm
SCRANTON – The line started forming hours before the doors of the Scranton Cultural Center even opened. Wearing jackets and hats to stay warm, seniors, parents and individuals looking for a helping hand all waited for the Family to Family Food Basket Program to kick off. For more than 30 years, the Family to … Continue reading "Family to Family Food Basket Program to help 2,800 families this Thanksgiving"
Notre Dame High School Students Honor Air Force Veteran
by Dan Gallagher on November 20, 2019 at 5:05 pm
No one should die alone. That is why dozens of Notre Dame High School students traveled to Saint Matthew’s Church in East Stroudsburg on Tuesday, Nov. 19, to celebrate a funeral Mass for Edwin Carl Hughes, 68, of Stroudsburg. Hughes passed away from pneumonia at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Pocono on October 17, but his … Continue reading "Notre Dame High School Students Honor Air Force Veteran"
Audit determines Diocese of Scranton remains in compliance with Child Protection Charter
by Dan Gallagher on November 14, 2019 at 2:37 pm
The Diocese of Scranton has once again been found in compliance with the U.S. Bishops’ “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.” The Diocese has passed independent audits of its child protection procedures every year since the policy was adopted by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in 2002. For the … Continue reading "Audit determines Diocese of Scranton remains in compliance with Child Protection Charter"
Run Against Hunger to benefit St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen
by Dan Gallagher on November 8, 2019 at 3:12 pm
SCRANTON, PA – The 8th annual Run Against Hunger, which benefits the St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen, will take place on Saturday, November 9 at 9 a.m. The 5k/10k run and two-mile walk will take place at the LHVA River Trail, Olive Street trailhead, in Scranton. (Near the Ice Box Sports Complex) Cost to … Continue reading "Run Against Hunger to benefit St. Francis of Assisi Kitchen"
Sayre couple chosen to assist Diocesan Annual Appeal in Northern Tier Counties
by Dan Gallagher on November 8, 2019 at 3:11 pm
SAYRE, PA (November 7, 2019) – John and Joan Schoonover, Sayre, are serving the Diocese of Scranton as regional chairpersons for the 2019 Diocesan Annual Appeal, representing Bradford, Sullivan and Susquehanna Counties while Father Philip Rayappan, Pastor of Holy Name of Mary, Montrose, is serving as clergy chair for the region. Mr. and Mrs. … Continue reading "Sayre couple chosen to assist Diocesan Annual Appeal in Northern Tier Counties"