LAFLIN — The Oblates of Saint Joseph religious community, Route 315, Laflin, announces the upcoming annual nine-day Novena and feast day celebration of Saint Joseph, beginning on Sunday, March 10, in the Oblates chapel.

Novena Masses will be celebrated each day at noon and 7 p.m., with the noon liturgies broadcast live on JMJ Catholic Radio 104.5 FM.

Following all Masses, Novena devotions to Saint Joseph will be prayed, followed by the individual blessing with the relic of Saint Joseph Marello, founder of the Saint Joseph Oblates congregation.

On the Feast of Saint Joseph, Tuesday, March 19, Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera, Bishop of Scranton, will serve as principal celebrant and homilist for the 7 p.m. Mass, concelebrated by Oblate Fathers and Diocesan clergy.

Earlier feast day Masses will be offered at 8 a.m. and noon. All diocesan faithful are welcome to attend the Novena celebration.