Current Edition of The Catholic Light Comments Off on Current Edition of The Catholic Light
The Paschal Triduum Begins Comments Off on The Paschal Triduum Begins
The solemn observation of the Paschal Triduum, the three most sacred days of the Church’s liturgical year, begins on Holy Thursday, April 13, with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. During the Triduum (Latin for “three days”), the Church enters more deeply into the great mysteries of our redemption: the suffering, death and resurrection of …Read More
Good Friday Collection – Providing Care to Christians in the Holy Land Comments Off on Good Friday Collection – Providing Care to Christians in the Holy Land
On Good Friday, a pontifical collection is taken up in every parish in the United States. Catholics will gather to contribute to the annual collection with the proceeds supporting ministries and works in the Holy Land, largely under the direction of the Franciscans.
The Pontifical Good Friday Collection is providing humanitarian aid to Christians and others …
Bishop Bambera’s Schedule Comments Off on Bishop Bambera’s Schedule
April 13 – Mass of the Lord’s Supper, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 5:30 p.m.
April 14 – Commemoration of the Lord’s Passion, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 12:10 p.m.
April 15 – Easter Vigil Mass, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 8:00 p.m.
April 16 – Easter Sunday Mass, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 10:00 a.m.
April 24-27 – Priests Convocation
May 1-2 – …
NOTICE Comments Off on NOTICE
This notice is to inform the Christian faithful that John J. Cordaro, formerly a priest of the Oblates of Saint Joseph, was dismissed from the Oblates by their Superior General on August 8, 1989. He currently has no faculties whatsoever to minister in the Catholic Church. Because he has no faculties, he is forbidden to …Read More
ACTION ALERT – Contact Your State Senator Regarding EITC & OSTC Scholarships Comments Off on ACTION ALERT – Contact Your State Senator Regarding EITC & OSTC Scholarships
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Contact Your State Senator Regarding EITC & OSTC Scholarships
Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) and Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit (OSTC) programs have enabled tuition assistance for thousands of students in our Catholic schools through the Diocese of Scranton Scholarship Foundation.
House Bill 250 proposes to increase tax credits available under the Educational Improvement …
Holy Week at the Cathedral 2017 Comments Off on Holy Week at the Cathedral 2017
The solemn observances of Holy Week, which recall the passion and death of Jesus Christ, begin on Palm Sunday, April 9. The Masses on Palm Sunday will include the blessing and distribution of palm branches, which play a symbolic role on this day since they were first used to commemorate the triumphant entry of Jesus …Read More