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  • Statement by Bishop Joseph C. Bambera Regarding Immigration Policy
    by D Gallagher on June 14, 2018 at 7:50 pm

    In conjunction with the visit to Scranton by Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his recent statements about persons seeking asylum in the United States, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera has issued the following statement: The development of a sound immigration policy that respects both the concerns of our nation and the needs of those individuals seeking […]

  • Bishop Joseph C. Bambera Statement for Those Affected by Storms
    by D Gallagher on June 14, 2018 at 3:18 pm

    On behalf of the faithful of the Diocese of Scranton, we offer our prayers for all those affected by the terrible storms that recently struck our area. Several people were injured, and significant damage to properties and businesses is being reported. We are grateful for the dedication and hard work of so many emergency personnel, […]

  • Committee Planning Catholic Women’s Conference
    by D Gallagher on June 12, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    Committee members meet to finalize plans for the First Annual Catholic Women’s Conference, sponsored by the Diocese of Scranton and Altus for Women, to be held Saturday, June 23, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the University of Scranton Byron Complex. The conference theme is “Refresh Your Faith” and will include several noted speakers, […]

  • Heaven & Earth to Host Book Signing with Catholic Women’s Conference Keynote Speaker
    by D Gallagher on June 11, 2018 at 2:14 pm

    SCRANTON, June 7, 2018 –Janine Evanish, owner and proprietor of Heaven & Earth Gift Shop in Scranton recently announced that she will host a book signing event with author Judy Landrieu Klein.  The event will be held on Friday, June 22 from 7pm to 8pm at the gift shop which is located at historic Guild […]

  • Latest Edition of The Catholic Light
    by D Gallagher on June 7, 2018 at 1:30 pm


  • Restoration of Cathedral Interior to Begin June 11 – Masses to be celebrated in Diocesan Pastoral Center
    by D Gallagher on June 7, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    In conjunction with the 150th Anniversary of the Diocese of Scranton, further enhancements to the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Scranton are being made. Refurbishment of the exterior of the structure was completed last fall. This work included cleaning of the masonry, needed repairs, and restoration of the pediment, bell towers and domes. Now the […]

  • Bishop Bambera Announces Clergy Appointments
    by D Gallagher on June 7, 2018 at 1:20 pm

    His Excellency, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, announces the following appointments, effective as indicated:  PASTOR Reverend William D. Corcoran, to Pastor, Saint Lawrence Parish, South Williamsport, and Saint Boniface Parish, Williamsport, effective June 25, 2018.  Reverend Paul C. Fontanella, from Assistant Pastor, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish and Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Carbondale, to […]