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Roof Repair Project - five sections of the roof covering the chapel and part of the church need to be replaced. The estimated cost is $12,000. Please be generous when you receive the letter from Father John asking for a sacrificial gift to assist with this project.
Blooming Grove Food Pantry "Food of the Month" - toilet paper, Rice-A-Roni, Noodles N Sauce. Donations can be placed in the wooden crate in the narthex. Thank you for your generosity.
Mondays thru May 13, 6:30 p.m. - Grief Support Group, Parish Hall. To register email or call the parish office at 570-686-4545
April 14, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Knights of Columbus breakfast in the Parish Hall, $5/person, maximum $20/family
April 18, 7 p.m. - Holy Thursday Mass with adoration until 9:30 p.m.
April 19, 3 p.m. - Celebration of the Lord's Passion
April 19, 8 p.m. - Living Stations of the Cross, presented by the Youth Group
April 20, 10 a.m. - Children's Easter Egg Hunt courtesy of the Knights of Columbus
April 20, 12 p.m. - Blessing of the Easter food
April 20, 8 p.m. - Easter Vigil
April 21 - Be My Witness Sunday groups will not meet due to Easter Sunday. Gatherings will resume April 28.
April 21, 2 p.m. - Food for Families, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus
April 27, 10 a.m. - First Holy Communion
April 27, 1 - 5 p.m. & April 28, 9:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. - Youth Group clothing collection
Holy Week Schedule
40 ways to spend the 40 days - Lenten Calendar
40 Cans for Lent - donate one can of food for each of the 40 days of Lent. Leave your donation in the wooden box in the narthex. Donations will be delivered by the Knights of Columbus to the Blooming Grove Food Pantry located at St. John Neumann Parish in Lords Valley.
Rice Bowls in support of Catholic Relief Services - available in the narthex
Chalice of Mercy - on paper available in the narthex write down the things in your life that most need of your attention this Lenten season. Place the paper in the Chalice of Mercy located in the sanctuary. These papers will be incinerated and made part of our New Fire at the Easter Vigil.
Friday, April 19, 8 p.m. - Way of the Cross presented by the St. Vincent's Youth Group
Wednesday 9 a.m. - noon
Weekends - By appointment only
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word for Children at 11:15 mass
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9 a.m.
Saturday: 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. or by appointment
Diocese of Scranton - 2018 Annual Appeal
Tribute to Msgr. Paul Knauer
Diocesan Annual Appeal Progess
St. Vincent de Paul parish is at 76% of our $45,000 goal!