A Message from Bishop Bambera

Online Registration for 2018/19 Faith Formation Classes is Now Open!

Click here to Register Online for 2018/19 Faith Formation classes.

Faith Formation classes are held on Sunday from 9:45AM to 11:00AM OR Wednesday from 5:30PM to 6:45PM.

Please call the Faith Formation office with any questions: 570-686-3493 or email us at STVRELED@PTD.NET 

No family will be turned away. If you are experiencing financial hardship, please contact the Faith Formation office and we will make arrangements to register your family.

150th Anniversary of the Diocese of Scranton

December 3, 2017 – November 25, 2018 

To commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Founding of the Diocese of Scranton on March 3rd, 1868, a year-long series of special liturgies, celebrations and events will begin on the First Sunday of Advent (December 3rd, 2017) and conclude the following year on the Feast of Christ the King (November 25th, 2018).    

The primary commemoration of our Sesquicentennial Year will be marked with a major liturgical celebration in Scranton at the Cathedral of St. Peter and also at every parish throughout the Diocese on Sunday, March 4th, 2018.    

As this calendar attests, events have been scheduled throughout the eleven counties of the Diocese to highlight various churches, institutions and sites of historical significance.  There are, of course, additional diocesan calendar events as well as other celebrations in your parishes which are not reflected here. Thank you for adding to the joy of discovering anew the graced history that is ours!

Click above image to see our our Sesquicentennial Year's full Calendar of Events!

 

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil Mass: 5 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.

Daily Mass:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9 a.m.

Reconciliation:
Saturday: 4 - 4:45 p.m. or by appointment

Office Hours

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Closed Thursday

(570) 686-4545
stvoff@ptd.net

This Week's Bulletin

Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Jesus summoned the Twelve and began to send them out two by two
and gave them authority over unclean spirits.
He instructed them to take nothing for the journey
but a walking stick—
no food, no sack, no money in their belts.
They were, however, to wear sandals
but not a second tunic.
He said to them,
“Wherever you enter a house, stay there until you leave.
Whatever place does not welcome you or listen to you,
leave there and shake the dust off your feet
in testimony against them.”
So they went off and preached repentance.
The Twelve drove out many demons,
and they anointed with oil many who were sick and cured them.
 - Mark 6: 7-13

Click image for the bulletin for Sunday, July 15th, 2018.

"Witness Matters" Survey Results

A sincere “Thank You” to all who completed our fourth survey, "Witness Matters"!

Areas of strength - what we do well:
**Homilists encourage parishioners to witness to their faith in word and deed.
**Homilies often include personal witness stories.
**Most parish meetings begin with prayer, and often, faith sharing.
 
Areas for growth – what we need to work on:
**We could do a better job of engaging the broader secular community through print and social media.
**We could highlight members’ faith stories through various media.
**Our outreach to inactive and alienated members could be improved.

 

Click here to see results from our "Witness Matters" survey.

All are welcome!

 

 

Take Five for Faith - Daily Renewal for Busy Catholics!

Click on the image above for short reflections for each day this week (July 15th - July 21st)!

Loaves and Fishes Gift Card Program

This program is an ongoing fund raiser which helps St Vincent de Paul Parish financially throughout the year.

Click image above to download an order form.

Welcome to St. Vincent de Paul's!

Click on above image to learn more about our Faith Outreach ministry

...and follow St. Vincent de Paul Faith Outreach on social media!

Twitter   Pinterest   InterPals  and  Faith Stories

Online Giving is Here!

Click the WeShare image to learn how to support St. Vincent's through online giving.

Father Boyle Presents ...Discover the Alpine Countries!

Travel with Father John to Austria, Germany, & Switzerland from October 11 - 23

For more information, contact Father John at:

(570) 686-4545 or stvfrjb@ptd.net

 

 

 

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