Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m.
Liturgy of the Word for Children offered at the 11:15 Mass
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9 a.m.
Monday, 7 p.m. in Chapel or by appointment
News You Can Use
Vision 2030 - the Diocese of Scranton faces significant challenges due to changing demographics, from fewer people maintaining membership in our parishes to a dimishing number of ordained priests to serve our spiritual needs. These challenges are address in the long-range pastoral planning process, Vision 2030. Read Bishop Bambera's letter to the faithful, view the Vision 2030 document (available in English and Spanish) and watch an interview with the Bishop discussing the future changes the Diocese will be making.
Instagram - the parish is now posting on Instagram. You can stay up-to-date on all the latest parish news by following us at https://www.instagram.com/st.vincentdepaulparish/ You must have an account to view the feed.
May 18, 1-6 p.m. - Red Cross Community Blood Drive in the parish hall. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit https://www.
May 27, 6 p.m. - BINGO is back!! Every Friday evening through September 2 in the parish hall. Doors open at 5:30. $6 entry fee provides 22 games. Hot dogs, pizza, refreshments available. Come join the fun
June 11, 8 a.m. - All women are invited to participate in this year’s The “Refresh Your Faith” Conference for Catholic Women held on the campus of Marywood University. The conference, “Full of Grace,” is an opportunity for women to explore their faith and deepen their relationship with Mary, the Mother of God. To register or learn more click here.
June 26 - His Excellency, the Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of Scranton, and the Office for Parish Life wish to invite couples celebrating their 25th or 50th wedding anniversary in 2022 to a diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, June 26. The event includes a 2:30 PM mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral followed by a reception. The registration deadline for this event is May 29, 2022. Register here or contact Jen Housel (570-207-2213 x 1104 or [email protected]). Those celebrating couples who speak Spanish may contact Jose Flores (570-207-2213 x 1130 or [email protected]).
Formed - The Catholic Faith On Demand
St. Vincent's has subscribed to Formed which provides the very best Catholic content from more than 60 organizations to help parishes, families and individuals explore their faith anywhere. Supporting thousands of movies, children’s programs, ebooks, audio, parish programs and studies direct to your browser, mobile or connected device. Sign up as a parish member to get free access.
Grow+Go content is designed to help parishioners understand what it means to be an evangelizing disciple of Christ. Using the Sunday Scriptures as the basis for reflection, Grow+Go offers insight into how we can all more fully GROW as disciples and then GO evangelize, fulfilling Christ's Great Commission to "Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit." (Matthew 28:19) The concept behind the weekly series is to make discipleship and evangelization simple, concrete and relatable. Look for Grow+Go on our parish website, Facebook and St. Vincent's Updates weekly email.
May 7 Confirmation Retreat
Ongoing Parish Activities
Sacrament of Reconciliation, Monday 7 p.m. in the Chapel - Participants will wait in the area outside the parish office.
Eucharistic Adoration - 1st Friday of each month from 9:45 a.m. until noon in the chapel.
In-Person Coffee Hour, after 8:30 Sunday Mass - Reconnect with other parish members with coffee, tea, baked goods and fellowship. Held in the parish hall each Sunday.
Loaves and Fishes Gift Cards - available for purchase in the narthex before and after all weekend Masses. The profit made in sales helps aid the parish in meeting its budget. Cash or check only. More information is available here.
Faith Formation Preschool - for 3, 4 and 5-year-olds held in the parish hall during Faith Formation class time, Sundays 9:45 -11 a.m. Bible stories, crafts and learning about Jesus. Parents must remain in the hall.
Knights of Columbus Breakfast - second Sunday of each month, 9 - 11 a.m. in the parish hall. Join fellow parishioners for a full hot breakfast. Cost $5/person, maximum $20/family.
Stellar Saints - 2nd Thursday of each month, 11 a.m. Learn some interesting tidbits about some of the lesser-known saints. The sessions will be available through Zoom. Register to receive the connection information.
Need Help with Rent or Utilities? - Check out the Pike County Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP)
The chapel is available for personal prayer Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from noon until 3 p.m. Please stop by the office for access to the chapel where the Lord is sacramentally present.
Virtual Coffee Hour - reconnect with fellow St. Vincent's parishioners via Zoom - each Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Learn more.
Submit a Prayer Request online and let the St. Vincent de Paul Prayer Warriors lift up your intention. Please no political requests. They will not be posted. See current prayer submissions. If you have an iOS or Android device you can be notified of new prayer requests. Learn more.
Food Pantry Donations - Items for the Blooming Grove Food Pantry at St. John Neumann Church (705 Route 739) can be dropped off directly at St. John's in the bins to the right as you enter the church or in the wooden bin in the narthex at St. Vincent's. Thanks for your generosity.
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Thank you to everyone who has continued to support our parish financially. We know that everyone is experiencing tough times because of what is going on in our country and world. The sacrifice you continue to make is deeply appreciated. If you are unable to assist us financially at this time, please keep us in your prayers.
- Sign up for online giving. WeShare makes the online experience simple and sustainable. WeShare FAQ.
- Place your offering in the stationary, secure box by the Baptismal font when you attend mass.
- Place your offering in the collection basket passed during weekend Masses.
- Place your offering in the locked box on the wall near the parish office door.
- Mail your offertory donation to the parish office at 101 St. Vincent Dr., Milford, PA 18337-9672.
Each one of us has received unique gifts from our heavenly Father to be used to serve others. St. Vincent de Paul Parish offers many opportunities for sharing your time, talent and treasure. Read the latest issue of Stewardship Vibes to learn how so many St. Vincent de Paul parishioners pitched in during the pandemic to keep faith alive.