Due to equipment issues the Mass at St. Vincent's will no longer be recorded. You can watch Daily and Saturday Vigil Mass each week at St. Peter's Catheral in Scranton.
News You Can Use
Synod of Bishops in 2023 - Pope Francis is inviting Catholics – both in the mainstream of church life and on the margins – to voice their dreams, ideas and concerns in preparation for the Synod of Bishops in 2023. Read Bishop Bambera's letter to the faithful.
Bishop Encourages Masks - Bishop Joseph Bambera has sent a letter to all faithful with updated information regarding COVID-19 precautions. "While masks are not currently mandated in our parishes for the celebration of Mass, I am strongly recommending that all parishioners wear a mask while attending Mass, regardless of their vaccination status." Read the latest Diocesan Guidance.
No Vaccine Exemptions for Religious Reasons - the Diocese of Scranton will not provide support, written or otherwise, for individuals seeking an exemption from the vaccine on religious grounds. Read the full letter from Bishop Bambera.
Maintenance Position Available - Requires basic knowledge of plumbing and carpentry and familiarity with electrical skills. Ability to clear snow from steps and areas on the campus that the snow blower cannot reach. Contact Father John (570-686-4545) for more information or to apply.
October 31 - Faith Formation students are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes to Mass and take part in the breakfast sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. All are welcome. Faith Formation students and their families will be served first.
November 11, 11 a.m. - November's Stellar Saints program will have a different focus. The Catholic historical perspective of Thanksgiving will be explored. Presentation to be held via Zoom. Register to receive the connection information.
Knights of Columbus looking for new members - The Knights have run an untold number of functions throughout the years to help the parish community. In the words of a past Grand Knight, “We make money so we can give it away.” Please consider joining this worthwhile ministry. More information available here.
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 the Chapel or by appointment
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.
2021 Diocesan Annual Appeal
Your generosity to the Diocesan Annual Appeal reaches many of our friends and neighbors in need who depend on your charity and support to fulfill basic needs. This year’s Appeal theme, “Rising Together in Christ” reminds us that we are all together, connected to each other, living in faith to offer each other hope, love and support.
Envelopes are available in the narthex in the bulletin holder. For more informaiton and to donate online go to annualappeal.org.
Ongoing Parish Activities
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 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the parish hall. Join fellow parishioners for a full hot breakfast. Cost $5/person, maximum $20/family.
Sacrament of Reconciliation, Mondays 7 p.m. in the chapel. Participants will wait in the area outside the parish office. Father will sanitize the chapel area after each person and notify the next person when he is ready. If you are not able to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation please refer to: Perfect Contrition and Plenary Indulgence
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.
Sharing the Sunday Readings (virtually) - Tuesdays at 6:30 via Zoom. More information and registration.
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. Thanks for your generosity.
Support St. Vincent de Paul Parish
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 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.