First Posted: 1/27/2013
The annual Italian Festival will be held at the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish Center, william Street, Pittston, on Saturday, Feb. 9 and Sunday, Feb. 10. A Mass will be celebrated in Italian at 4 p.m. on Saturday. A musical program will start at 3:15 p.m. with the Senior Choir and mandolin and guitars by Pat & Nick Longo, Pat Longo, Dominick De Naples.
The menu will be pasta/meatball dinner with salad, roll, cake & beverage. Tripe, polenta with sausage, porketta sandwiches, sausage & peppers sandwiches, hot dogs and pizza fritta will also be available.
A bake sale will be available after all of the Masses that weekend.
The Corpus Christi Parish Social Concerns Committee is running an Ash Wednesday fish dinner on Wednesday, Feb. 13 in Immaculate Conception Church Hall, 601 Luzerne Avenue in West Pittston.
The ticket donation asked is adults, $8 and children, $3. The adult menu is breaded deep fried haddock, baked potato with sour cream, tossed salad, coleslaw, soda, coffee, homemade desserts
The children’s menu is homemade macaroni and cheese, tossed salad, applesauce, soft drink, dessert
Serving is from 5 p.m. to 6:30 with take outs available from 4:30 p.m.
For tickets, call 654-2753
532Main St. Avoca
Pastor Sharon Dietz
Sunday – Worship Service – 11:15 a.m.
Communion first Sunday of each month – non perishable food items will be collected. Mondays – Bible study – 6 p.m. alternating each week with Brick UM Church, Duryea.
1st Thursday of each month – food give-away 4 to 6 p.m. for needy of Avoca and Duryea.
935 Foote Ave., Duryea
Pastor Sharon Dietz
Sunday Worship Service 9:45 a.m. Sunday School – 10:15 a.m. during morning Worship Services for ages 3-12
Communion first Sunday of each month – non perishable food items will be collected.
Mondays – Bible study – 6 p.m. alternating each week with Bethel UM Church, Avoca; Miracle of Awareness – coffee time – 6 p.m. meeting 7 p.m.
Thursday – New beginnings meeting 7 p.m. Third Thursday of each month – United Methodist Women – 6:30 p.m.
317 Luzerne Avenue
Meals will resume on January 7 at the Breaking Bread Soup Kitchen at the church.
Christ Community Clothes Closet will be open Mondays from 5- 6:30 p.m., Tuesday and Thursdays from 3 to 5 p.m., and Wednesdays from 6 to 8 p.m.
Rev. James H. Breese, pastor,
Water Street, Pittston
Sunday 9:30 a.m. Worship and Praise Service/Children’s Sunday School, Adult/Teen Sunday School immediately following service.
Wednesday 7:15 p.m. Bible Study
500 Luzerne Avenue
Rev. Joan Mitchell, Pastor
Sunday,11 a.m. Morning Worship
Annual meeting of the congregation will be held after service today in the Fellowship Hall, following a covered dish luncheon.
14 Broad Street Pittston
Sunday Worship 9:15 a.m. with Rev. William N. Lukesh.
Corner of Broad & Church Sts. Pittston
Rev. Susan Hardman-Zimmerman
Sunday Worship Service 9:30 a.m.
Children’s Sunday School: 9:30 a.m.
Holy Communion: 1st Sunday each month
Choir Rehearsal: Thursday’s at 7 p.m. unless told otherwise
United Methodist Women: 2nd Monday unless told otherwise
Phone 655-4340 leave message
Rev. James Thyren 654-8121
Sunday, Jan. 27: 10 a.m. Sunday School; 11 a.m., Worship; 12:05 p.m. Choir Rehearsal. Wednesday, Jan. 30: 7 p.m. Session & Trustees at CPST.
Services are being held at St. Cecilia’s Roman Catholic Church on 1700 Wyoming Ave, Exeter.
Jan. 28 – 7 p.m. Boy Scouts
Jan. 30 – 10 a.m. Mommy & Me, 6 p.m. Daisy Scouts, 7 p.m. choir
Jan. 31 – 7 p.m. Weight Watchers
Feb. 1 – Pizza sale
Feb. 3 – 10 a.m. Worship, Sunday School, 11:15 Confirmation.
Adult Sunday School, 9:30; Sunday morning worship at 10:30 a.m.
105 Church Drive
Glendale/Pittston Township. Sunday Service 10:45 a.m.
RR 1 Box 187A, Falls
Sunday services: 10 a.m. Sunday School and 11 a.m. Church Service. Call 388-6534
212 Wyoming Avenue, Dupont
Rev. Zbigniew Dawid, Pastor
8:00 a.m. Traditional Mass
9:15 a.m. School of Christian Living (SOCL), Confirmation Class, and Coffee Hour
10:30 a.m. Traditional High Mass
9:00 a.m. Tuesday through Friday
The Ladies ANS Society will be making pierogi for Lent on Feb.1, and Feb 2. Call Regina Bahaley at 457-2378 to put in orders.
The PTO is having its annual Super Bowl Chicken Wing Fundraiser on Feb. 3. Pre-order forms are in the vestibule of the church and you can place an order by E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org Call Carol, at 654-8991. On Sunday Feb.3rd, you can call the Church Hall at 654-0345.
Ash Wednesday falls on Feb 13. Masses with distribution of ashes will be celebrated at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m.
Lenten Fish Fry Dinner sponsored by our parish YMS of R will be held on Friday, Feb 15. Dinner will be served from 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dinner includes, fish, fries, vegetable, coleslaw and dinner roll. Donation is $8.
328 Main Street, Duryea, PA 18642.
(570) 451-0346 Home/Office. JLaCava@TheBibleChurch.org
Main St., Inkerman
Services: Sundays, 9 a.m.
1001 Main St Avoca
The Members of the Langcliffe Presbyterian Church announce that they will again share in Sunday worship services with the Moosic Presbyterian Church. The services will begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Moosic Presbyterian Church on Main Street in Moosic. Services will be held at Moosic for one month up to and including Feb. 3. This is a biannual combining of worship and friendship that both congregations look forward to.
608 Rocky Glen Road, Moosic
Pastor: Doug Jensen 457-6020
Sunday morning Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday morning Worship at 10:45 a.m.
Prayer meeting, Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Celebrate Recovery Ministry, Thursdays at 7:30 p.m.
Stephenson St., Duryea
Saturday 4 p.m. Holy Rosary Church; 5:30 p.m. Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
Sunday 8 a.m. Holy Rosary Church; 9:30 a.m. Holy Rosary Church; 11 a.m. Sacred Heart of Jesus Church
Highway 315, Laflin
Masses are held daily in the seminary chapel at 7 a.m. (Monday – Friday) and on Saturday mornings at 8 a.m. There are no weekend Masses.
Confessions are heard daily from 9 a.m. – noon and from 3 – 6 p.m.
Office hours are Monday – Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., evenings and weekends by appointment. Office phone number is 654-7542.
Every Wednesday evening Mass is celebrated at 7 p.m. in conjunction with the Novena to St. Joseph & St. Joseph Marello.
William St., Pittston
The Bloodmobile will be held in our Parish Hall on Monday, Jan. 28 from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m.
The Feast of the Presentation of the Lord will be celebrated on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 6 p.m. After the Mass, the blessings of the throats will be held in conjunction with the Feast of St. Blasé, Sunday, Feb. 3.
The Living Stations will be held on Good Friday. Any student, grades 6 to 12 who wishes to participate, please call the rectory 654-6902.
The weekend Mass schedule is: on Saturday, Masses at 4 and 6 p.m. On Sunday, Masses at 8, 9:30 and 11:15 a.m. The Holy Rosary is recited before all Masses.
Luzerne Ave., West Pittston
The Youth choir meets for practice on Sundays at 5 p.m.
535 N Main Street, Pittston
Saturday Vigil: 4 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Daily Mass: 8 a.m.
Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confessions)
Saturday from 3:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. and by appointment
The parish will be sponsoring a Night at the Races on Saturday, February 9. Audra Casper and Cindy Vough will serve as chairpersons. The gates will open at 5:30 p.m. with post time at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be served.
Lackawanna Ave., Dupont
This week’s mass schedule: Monday through Friday at 7 a.m. Saturday at 4:30 p.m. and Sunday at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. There will no longer be a 7:30 a.m. mass on Saturdays. With that in mind, there is an 8 a.m. mass celebrated at the Oblates of St. Joseph Chapel on Route 315 on Saturdays.
The Holy Name Society 300 Club for Spring 2013 will begin on Feb. 24. Five weekly cash prizes will be awarded. Tickets are available from any Holy Name Society member.
28 Memorial Avenue, Exeter
Office Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Evenings, by appointment.
Weekend Masses: Saturday – St. Anthony 4 p.m. – Vigil Mass; St. Cecilia 5:30 p.m. – Vigil Mass
Sunday – St. Anthony 7:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.; St. Cecilia 9 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Daily Masses: Monday & Tuesday: 7 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 7 a.m. & 11 a.m.
The feast of St. Blaise is Sunday, Feb. 3. Blessing of throats after all Masses.
St. Barbara’s parish is having a Mardi Gras celebration on Saturday, Feb. 9 at the church hall from 7 – 11 p.m. Tickets on sale at the rectory, after each Mass or call Loretta Semenza 654-0936 or Barbara Russo 654-8670. Deadline is Monday, Feb. 4.
35 William Street
Bereavement Support group – Jan. 29 – 7 p.m.
Altar and Rosary Society meeting –Feb. 4 – 1 p.m.
Baptismal Instruction – Feb. 12 – 7 p.m. in the parish center
Holy Name Society meeting – Feb 17 – 11 a.m.
Tickets are available at the Parish Center for Feb. 2013 lottery tickets Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and in the vestibule of the church.
Lottery tickets are $10 each are available Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and in the vestibule of the church. Proceeds benefit the Holy Name Society projects.
Return before Jan 31 in order to register all tickets.
Baptismal Instruction Tuesday, Feb 12
The Free Health Clinic is open at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the former Seton Catholic High School, first come first serve.
Greater Pittston Kids Closet celebrating its third anniversary provides new and gently used clothing. Hours are Wednesday from 9 to 11:30 a.m. and 5 to 7 p.m.
Pediatric Health Clinic is open on the first and third Thursday of the month.
Registration is held in the Seton building from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.
Bring child’s immunization records. All services are free.
7 Wood St., Pittston
Pastor John Castellani
Organist Marcia Colleran
Acolyte Justin Peterson
Sunday Service 9:30 a.m.
First Quarter Portals of Prayers are available in the rear of the Church, while supplies are available..
Bulletin and Votive candle openings January 27. Please leave a message for Doris if interested.
Guests are welcomed to attend and perhaps join this family. If you have any questions, comments or suggestions please call 655-2505.
316 Main St., Avoca
Pastor Rev. Dale E. Pepper
Sunday Service 10 a.m.
Bible Study every other Thursday 6 p.m.
All are welcome.
Laflin Road, Laflin, PA. 18702
Pastor: Monsignor Neil Van Loon
Jan. 27-Children’s Liturgy 11 a.m. Mass Meeting for Confirmation Class 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Feb 10- CCD and Parents Meeting for Reconciliation 9:30 a.m.
Mar. 5 and 7- Practice for Reconciliation at 7 p.m. in the Church
Mar 9- Reconciliation will take place at 11 a.m. in the Church.
The American Red Cross will hold its annual Blood Drive today, Jan. 27, in the Parish Center from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
200 Stephenson St. Duryea
Rev. Fr. Carmen G. Bolock, Pastor Phone: 457-2291
Holy Mass: Sunday 9:30 a.m.
Weekdays: 8 a.m.
Holy Days: 8 a.m. & 7 p.m.
363 West 8th Street, West Wyoming, PA 18644
Office Hours – 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Mon. – Fri.
Father Leo McKernan, Pastor
Father Joseph Adonizio, Visiting Pries
Mr. William Jenkins, Deacon
Saturday Vigil: 4:00 p.m.@ OLOS
Sunday: 8:30 a.m. @ STJ
11:00 a.m.@ OLOS
New Daily Mass Schedule:
Daily Mass at OLOS – Tues, Wed., Fri. – 7:00 a.m.); Mon. & Thurs. – 7:00 p.m.
St. Monica’s Parish will be having Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m. each Friday (Except 1st Friday of the Month. Feb. 1. Adoration will be after 7 p.m. Mass until Midnight.
100 Rock Street, Hughestown
Sunday School 9 a.m.
Confirmation classes 9 a.m.
Sunday Worship Service 10 a.m.
Last Sunday was the kickoff to a year of fun events for our St. Peter’s Family and friends.
St. Peter’s is selling Krispy Kreme Donuts. Cost is $7 for a dozen donuts or a certificate for a dozen donuts. Order up to Feb. 3rd Pick-up date is Feb. 10 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Call Leslie 762-1737, Pam 313-2829, Lois 654-4948
715 Hawthorne St.
The worship committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4 in the rectory.
The social concerns/respect life committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 in the rectory.
The pastoral council committee will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11 in the rectory.
The parish’s First Communion Class will receive its First Penance at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 in the church. There will be parents’ meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7 in the church to discuss the special event.
The parish has exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and holy hour prayers every Tuesday at St. Mary’s Church, 715 Hawthorne St., following the 8 a.m. Mass. Throughout the Year of Faith, the chaplet of Divine Mercy will also be prayed.
At 7:30 p.m. the rosary is prayed before benediction and reposing of the Blessed Sacrament. Anyone who can spend one hour weekly at adoration on a regular basis is asked to call Ann Jake at 457-3521 or the parish office.
Daily Masses: 8 a.m. (Wednesday at 7 p.m.)
Eucharistic Adoration: Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Miraculous Medal Novena: Wednesday following the 7 p.m. Mass
Weekends Masses: Saturday at 4 p.m.; Sunday at 8, 9:30 and 11 a.m.
Confession: Saturdays 3-3:45 p.m.; anytime upon request by calling 457-3412.
Prayer Chain: 457-5867
143 Parsonage St., Pittston
The Session of the Second Presbyterian Church announces the following schedule for the week of January 27, 2013:
Second Presbyterian Church, 143 Parsonage St., Pittston, PA 18640
Sunday, January 27: 9:30 a.m. – Sunday School; 11:00 a.m. – Worship
Monday, January 28: 7:00 p.m. – Fellowship Meeting
Tuesday, January 29: 7:00 p.m. – AA Meeting
Wednesday, January 30: 6:30 p.m. – Choir Rehearsal
Spring Street and Montgomery Avenue, West Pittston
Parish Mission: To live and build holy community.
All welcome: Worldwide Anglican Communion: ‘We believe in one holy, Catholic apostolic church.
Web of information and links at www.trinityepiscopalchurchwestpittston.organdwww.diobeth.org.
Sunday Holy Eucharist: 11 a.m. every Sunday.
Food Pantry: January items needed are pasta and sauces, instant oatmeal and cereals.
Youth Program: 10:45 a.m. every Sunday. Weekday special events and service projects as announced.
Music Together Classes: Fun and music for infants and children through age five accompanied by a parent or caregiver. For registration information call 6543261. Visit www.musictogether.com for information on Music Together.