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Employment Opportunity – Diocesan Coordinator for Marriage and Family Life

QUALIFICATIONS: An ability to represent the Diocesan Bishop A Masters degree or a specialization in spirituality, religious formation, marriage enrichment preferred A minimum of 3 years of experience in parish life and ministry, teaching, or counseling An ability and desire to work in a team environment Personal qualities suited to a ministry of welcome and […]

Primus Technologies Contributes $300,000 to Diocese of Scranton Scholarship Foundation

Primus Technologies is once again supporting tuition assistance for students at St. John Neumann Regional Academy, Williamsport, and at other Diocesan Catholic schools. Primus Technologies Corp., a leading Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider headquartered in Williamsport, recently donated $300,000 to the Diocese of Scranton Scholarship Foundation through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Scholarship Tax Credit Program. […]

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Bishop Bambera Announces Clergy Appointments

His Excellency, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, announces the following appointments, effective as indicated: PASTOR  Monsignor David L. Tressler, from Sacramental Minister, Saint Rita’s Parish, Gouldsboro, to Pastor, Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish, Jermyn, effective October 30, 2017. Monsignor Tressler will continue to serve as Diocesan Secretary for Catholic Schools, Superintendent of Schools.  ASSISTANT PASTOR  […]

Bishop Bambera’s Schedule

November 11-16 – United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Meeting, Baltimore, Md. November 21 – 41st Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner Blessing, Scranton Cultural Center, 6:00 p.m. November 22 – Family to Family Food Basket Blessing, Scranton Cultural Center, 9:00 a.m. November 25 – Permanent Diaconate Ordination, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton, 10:00 a.m. November 26 – […]

#Leaveamark17 — Gathering of the Young Church with Bishop Bambera

Bishop Joseph C. Bambera is inviting the young church of the Diocese of Scranton to gather in the Cathedral of Saint Peter this Sunday, November 5, for a special Mass at 5 p.m., followed by a reception in the Diocesan Pastoral Center. This event responds to Pope Francis’ challenge to young people to “leave a […]

STATEMENT BY BISHOP BAMBERA REGARDING ATTACK IN NEW YORK CITY

Once again our nation is confronted by a violent attack that has taken innocent lives. Our hearts and prayers go out to the victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attack in New York City as we affirm our hope in the Lord and the belief that love will always overcome hatred.

Diocese Celebrating World Mission Sunday

Diocese of Scranton Compliant with Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People

Bishop Joseph C. Bambera was recently informed that the Diocese of Scranton remains in full compliance with the national standards for youth protection. The extensive audit process is a critical accountability tool that demonstrates to all the seriousness with which the Church takes the promises made in The Charter for the Protection of Children and Young […]

Bishop Bambera Announces Clergy Appointments

His Excellency, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, announces the following appointments, effective as indicated:  SPECIAL ASSIGNMENT  Reverend Shane L. Kirby, from Pastor, Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Parish, Jermyn; Chancellor and Episcopal Vicar for Canonical Affairs; to service at the Congregation for the Clergy for a period of five years, at the request of the […]