Diocese of Scranton Coronavirus Update March 12, 2020

This document reflects the most recent guidance from the Diocese of Scranton regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and steps our communities can take to help prevent its spread. The Diocese of Scranton will be updating this guidance in accordance with recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Pennsylvania Department of …

Diocese of Scranton Coronavirus Update March 13, 2020

  Effective immediately, and until further notice, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, in union with the Bishops of Pennsylvania, has dispensed the faithful of the Diocese of Scranton from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass. Despite the suspension of the obligation to attend Sunday Mass, all regularly scheduled Masses will remain open to the public for …

Bishop Bambera joins Holy Redeemer students for Day of Service at Saint Vincent de Paul Kitchen

  “Everyone has that giving side to their personality” As they peeled potatoes and diced up peppers, two dozen students from Holy Redeemer High School got a lesson that can’t be found in a textbook. “It’s really humbling because a lot of time we take for granted the food we have and how easy and …

Weekly Devotions

Weekly Devotions  Sundays  Bible Study Program  “The Great Adventure — A Journey Through the Bible,” hosted by St. Monica Parish at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, 363 West 8th, West Wyoming; program offered at 9:45 a.m. in the parish’s lower chapel. Presentations include the history of Biblical stories as part of God’s plan of salvation; God’s …

Liturgical Updates

  Listed below are the most recent liturgical directives and updates issued by the Vatican or the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Please check this page periodically for more liturgical updates.   Liturgical Guidance for Christmas 2021

Saint John the Evangelist Parish

Saint John the Evangelist Parish Address: 414 Church Street, Honesdale, PA 18431 Website: www.honesdalecatholic.com Phone: (570) 253-4561 Fax: (570) 253-1058 Email: stjohnshonesdale@verizon.net Year Founded: 2009 Clergy Reverend William J.P. Langan – Pastor Reverend Dominic Sabi – Assistant Pastor Deacon Paul J. Cooper Office Hours Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM; Friday: 9:00 AM …

Community Resources

COMMUNITY RESOURCE LINKS   COMMUNITY http://www.dioceseofscrantonarchive.org/clight/BishopBamberaPastoralLetter%20-%20FINAL%20-%20062711.pdf Go and Make Disciples, USCCB http://www.usccb.org/beliefs-and-teachings/how-we-teach/evangelization/go-and-make-disciples/introduction_go_and_make_disciples.cfm Catholic Church. (2012). Catechism of the Catholic Church. Vatican City: Libreria Editrice Vaticana. GRIEF SUPPORT PARISHES WITH ON-SITE GRIEF SERVICES Creighton University’s resource page for grief and grieving ministry.  http://onlineministries.creighton.edu/CollaborativeMinistry/Grief/   RESOURCES FOR THOSE WHO ARE GRIEVING OR SUPPORTING OTHERS IN GRIEF: Helping Yourself …