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Mass Reservations Now Open for July - Weekend mass capacity has been increased to 60 people per mass. Daily mass attendance is limited to 10 people. There is no restriction on the number of masses you may attend. A reservation is required to attend all masses. Learn more and make your reservation online or call the parish office at 570-686-4545.
Bishop Bambera has a new video message for the faithful of the Diocese.
What is it like to attend mass now? - read the newest guidelines and watch the orientation video produced by the Diocese.
Sharing the Sunday Readings is back! (virtually) - Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. the group meets via Zoom. All are welcome. Registration and more information available here.
Sacrament of Reconciliation, Mondays from 7 - 8 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. I'm not able to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation - Perfect Contrition and Plenary Indulgence
The chapel is open for personal prayer Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from noon until 3 p.m. Access is only to the chapel where the Lord is sacramentally present. No more than ten people will be permitted at a time.
Starting July 13, Bereavement Support Group - the first of six weekly sessions sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul Parish in Milford and St. John Neumann in Hawley; group meets on Monday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. in the St. John’s parish hall, 705 Route 739. Bereavement support sessions address topics dealing with the grief process to aid in healing. All suffering the loss of a loved one are welcome; registration is required as group size is limited. Social distancing will be practiced. Masks/face coverings are required. Register here.
July 19, 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. - Night of Hope, Finding Light in the Darkness - Steubenville Conferences presents an evening of inspiration and worship via livestream. Free. Registration required.
July 21, 4 p.m. - Stellar Saints - learn all about St. Elizabeth Ann Seton who lost most of the loved ones in her life, but grew in love and faith despite the horrors she faced. Register (only needed one time) to receive an email with connection information to the Zoom meeting prior to each program.
One thousand donors! We’re so grateful to all who have contributed to the Diocese of Scranton Coronavirus Emergency Fund, whether through the Diocesan website or recent #NEPAGives event. By donor choice, more than $53,000 of the $205,000 total raised will directly benefit our parishes. As we continue to plan for a safe return to parish life, please join us in support of one of our 118 Diocesan parishes, our 20 Catholic Schools or our Catholic Social Services kitchens, food pantries, or shelters. You may make a donation online or by mail by going to Diocese of Scranton Emergency Fund
Online Liturgy of the Word for Children - Starting on July 12, the time for Children's Liturgy will be held at 10 a.m. each Sunday via Zoom video conference. Sign up here to receive the meeting invite.
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. 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. Thanks for your generosity.
Sponsor a Senior - Pike County Area Agency on Aging is requesting assistance with home delivered meals. Learn more about how you can help.
Nurturing Parish Life Survey Results
We asked parishioners for their input on a variety of topics in regard to the pandemic and how it has impacted their spiritual life. Thank you to the 77 people who took the time to respond. Check out the results.
Help St. Vincent's Weather the Storm
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 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.
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Saturday Vigil Mass: 4 p.m. - limited to 60 people
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11:15 a.m. - limited to 60 people
Liturgy of the Word for Children at 10 a.m. online via Zoom
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 9 a.m. - limited to 10 people
Monday 7-8 p.m. in the Chapel or by appointment
The office is open as follows:
Mondays and Tuesdays - Noon - 3 p.m.
Wednesdays and Fridays - 9 a.m. - Noon