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MASSES TO RESUME AT ST. VINCENT'S!! - Welcome back!! Public masses will resume on a limited basis beginning on Monday, June 8 for daily mass and on June 13 for weekend masses. Because of restrictions on the number of attendees, a reservation will be required to attend all masses. Learn more and make your reservation online or call the parish office at 570-686-4545. The Saturday mass will continue to be recorded and available here.
Sacrament of Reconciliation beginning June 8 - available on Mondays from 7 - 8 p.m. in the chapel. Options for face-to-face or anonymous confessions will be available. I'm not able to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation - Perfect Contrition and Plenary Indulgence
Preparing for Mass at Home - Is this a “real” Mass? Should I say the responses out loud? Should I stand, sit and kneel? What about Communion? It feels odd to be “at Mass” in my living room. Is there a way to prepare myself for Mass at home? These questions and more answered here.
Masses Resume in Counties Around the Diocese - Read the Diocese of Scranton Guidance for Yellow Phase. Watch Bishop Bambera's video message on the reopening of additional parishes including Pike County. St. Vincent's will resume public masses on Monday, June 8 with limited capacity and will gradually move toward the 25% capacity outlined by the Diocese.
In this challenging time, the chapel will be open for personal prayer Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9 a.m. - 3pm; closed Thursday; Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m.- noon. Access is only to the chapel where the Lord is sacramentally present. No more than six people will be permitted at a time. Bulletins are available online and in the chapel. Beginning Monday, June 8 the chapel will be open for personal prayer Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from noon until 3 p.m. with a limit of 10 people at one time.
June 7 - The Most Holy Trinity
June 14 - The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi)
Online Liturgy of the Word for Children - each Sunday at 11:15 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.
Rediscover the Beauty of Praying the Rosary
Pope Francis' monthly letter addressed to the Faithful throughout the world urges Catholics everywhere to pray the Rosary during the month of May. He shared two new prayers he composed himself that can be recited after the Rosary, saying that "I myself will pray in the month of May, in spiritual union with all of you.” Print the prayers.
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.
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.
Monday 7-8 p.m. in the Chapel or by appointment