• Saints Peter and Paul Church, founded in 1841
  • Eucharistic Adoration in Grotto Hall Chapel
  • SS Peter & Paul Rectory and Parish Office
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto
  • St. Agnes, the patroness of our school.
  • Ice Cream Social St. Agnes School 140th Anniversary May 6, 2018
  • Studying the St. Agnes School 140th Anniversary Exhibit
  • Rally for Life January 17, 2016 at Bradford County Courthouse and SS Peter & Paul Church
  • "Father Toner" and Father Ed join in the dance
  • 175th Anniversary Mass with Bishop Bambera June 22, 2016
  • Blessing Pets Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
  • Advent Wreath-craft, Food, for 3 generations; Photo Dominic Tavani
  • SSPP Feast Day Breakfast 2019; photo by Dominic Tavani
  • Success at Fish-0-rama 2019, photo by Trudy Ventello


Welcome to Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Towanda!

Mass Schedule:
Saturday (Vigil) 5 p.m.
Sunday 8 a.m., 11 a.m.

Weekday Mass at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Friday

Holy Day Masses:
Vigil 7 p.m.
Holy Day 8:30 a.m., and 12:10 pm

Confessions heard daily before Mass at 8 a.m. and Saturdays at 4:15 p.m.

Contact Us

Saints Peter and Paul Church Rectory
106 3rd St.
Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848
Phone 570-265-2113
Fax 570-265-2114




    DEC. 8:  2 PM  Wyalusing, St. Mary's; and 4 PM Dushore, St. Basil's

    DEC. 15:  2 PM Canton, St. Michael's;  and 4 PM, SS Peter & Paul's Towanda

    DEC. 22:   3 PM, Sayre, Epiphany

  • Saint Mother Teresa of Kalkata:

     Keep holy the Lord’s Day; attend Mass every weekend

  • "FORMED" on-Line Resources - easy access

    Registering for FORMED is easier than ever:

    1. Go to formed.org/signup
    2. Select your parish
    3. Register with your name and email address
    4. Check that email account for a link to begin using FORMED

    Enjoy DVD's, CDs, Programs,  books and more, for a variety of ages and interests.

  • Dec. 8: Second Sunday of Advent - Anniversary Celebration

    Celebrating 150th Anniversary of the Dedication of the present SSPP Chuch structure, there will be lunch in Grotto Hall after the 11 am Mass; a musical event at 2 pm in the church; a reception after the concert downstairs in Grotto Hall.

  • Dec. 8: Bishop Bambera Homily at all Masses

    Find videoof homily on You Tube:


    https://youtu.be/9gfgqVpyiV4  (with Spanish sub-titles)

  • Dec. 8: Deadline for Angel Tree Gift Cards
  • Dec. 8: Deanery Reconciliation Services

    2 pm Wyalusing at St. Mary's

    4 pm Dushore at St. Basil's

  • Dec. 9: The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    Masses 8:30 am and 12:10 pm

    This is NOT a Holy Day of Obligation this year

  • Dec. 12: Our Lady of Guadalupe

    5:30 pm Mass followed by a FIESTA in Grotto Hall.  Everyone welcome.

  • Dec. 13: Movie & Concert in Vestal

    Star of Bethlehem

    1. movie, STAR OF BETHLEHEM, and a Christmas music concert will be offered at the Kopernik Observatory & Science Center, 698 Underwood Road, Vestal, on Friday, Dec. 13. The movie, Star of Bethlehem, unlocks the mystery of the what the Wise Men saw in the night sky by relating scientific knowledge about astronomy and historical clues from the bible. Doors for this event open at 6:00 PM. At 6:30 PM,
    2. in the flute studio of Aimee Backus will offer a concert of Christmas music. The movie begins at 7 PM. Admission $5 adults, $3 seniors/, $16 family max, includes telescope viewing after movie (if clear). Kopernik members are free. Go to www.kopernik.org or call 607-748-3685 for more information.


  • Dec. 15: Third Sunday of Advent

    Deanery Penance Services

    2 pm Canton  -  St. Michael's

    4 pm Towanda  - Saints Peter & Paul

  • Dec. 15: Deadline for Angel Tree Gifts
  • Dec. 24: Christmas Eve

    Masses 4, 6, and 10 pm

  • Dec, 25: The Nativity of the Lord

    Christmas Day Mass 10 am.

  • Dec. 26-27: Parish Office Closed
  • Dec. 27: 8:30 am Mass Friday
  • Dec. 31: Vigil Mass 4 pm
  • Jan. 1: Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

    Masses 8:30 am and 12:10 pm

    This is a Holy Day of Obligation

  • Jan. 2-3: Eucharistic Adoration

    Begins 9 am on Thursday in Grotto Hall, through Friday afternoon in the church.

    Parish Office is closed.

Upcoming Events



The Immaculate Conception
Monday Masses 8:30 am and 12;1 pm; NOT a holy day of obligation this year.


Our Lady of Guadalupe
5:00 PM Mass; FIESTA afterward in Grotto Hall


Deanery Penance Service
2:00 PM at SS Peter & Paul Church
Third Sunday of Advent
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