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  • Saint Rose High School Carbondale Class of 1974 Celebrated their 50th Class Reunion
    by Dan Gallagher on May 20, 2024 at 2:48 pm

      Saint Rose High School Carbondale PA class of 1974 celebrated their 50th class reunion starting with a mass celebrated by their classmate,  the Most Reverend Bishop Joseph C Bambara Saturday May 18th at Saint Rose of Lima Parish.    

  • Retirement Celebration for Mary Pfeffer
    by Dan Gallagher on May 20, 2024 at 2:30 pm

      The Parish Council of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Towanda, PA, along with current pastor Father Jose Kuriappilly and former pastor Father Ed Michelini recognized the retirement of Mary Pfeffer, office administrator of the parish. Mary Pfeffer and her husband George Rogers were thanked for their faithfulness to the church,  willingness to go … Continue reading "Retirement Celebration for Mary Pfeffer"

  • Catholic Men’s Conference 2024
    by Dan Gallagher on May 20, 2024 at 2:12 pm

      Shown are committee members for ‘Be A Catholic Man’ who recently gathered to plan for its ninth annual Catholic Men’s Conference. This year’s theme will be ‘Come Follow Me’. The event will be held at Holy Redeemer High School, 159 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Saturday, October 5th, 2024, from 8 am to 3 … Continue reading "Catholic Men’s Conference 2024"

  • Two seminarians to be ordained to the Diaconate May 25
    by Eric Deabill on May 16, 2024 at 4:42 pm

    SCRANTON – With their Diaconate Ordination just days away, both Andrew McCarroll and Tom Dzwonczyk have had many people congratulating them about their “big day.” Both men are quick to say the Ordination Mass, planned for May 25, is not about them. “It is not my big day. It is the church’s big day. Everything … Continue reading "Two seminarians to be ordained to the Diaconate May 25"

  • Bishop Bambera to honor 2024 Priest Jubilarians at June 6 Cathedral Mass
    by Eric Deabill on May 16, 2024 at 4:39 pm

    SCRANTON – Ten priests who are celebrating milestone anniversaries of their ordination year will be recognized during the 2024 Mass for Priest Jubilarians at 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, 2024, at the Cathedral of Saint Peter in Scranton. The Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, Bishop of Scranton, will serve as principal celebrant and homilist. … Continue reading "Bishop Bambera to honor 2024 Priest Jubilarians at June 6 Cathedral Mass"

  • Saint Ann Solemn Novena to celebrate 100 years of prayer and devotion
    by Eric Deabill on May 16, 2024 at 4:10 pm

    SCRANTON – Father Richard Burke, C.P., Rector of Saint Ann‘s Passionist Monastery and Director of Saint Ann’s Shrine Basilica, announces that the 100th Anniversary of the Solemn Novena to Saint Ann will take place July 17-26, 2024. The novena is a period of nine days of special Eucharists, devotions, and preaching of the Word of … Continue reading "Saint Ann Solemn Novena to celebrate 100 years of prayer and devotion"

  • Embracing sustainability: Diocese of Scranton to allow ‘green burials’
    by Eric Deabill on May 16, 2024 at 3:55 pm

    COVINGTON TWP. – After months of research, discussion and planning, the Diocese of Scranton Catholic Cemeteries Office is now offering the option of a ‘green burial’ as an alternative to a customary burial or cremation. The ‘Green Burial Council’ defines the practice as a “way of caring for the dead with minimal environmental impact that … Continue reading "Embracing sustainability: Diocese of Scranton to allow ‘green burials’"