• Full Armor Band provides liturgical music at Mass prior to concert May 14, 2016
  • 1841 Irish workers St. Patrick's Day Parade re-enacted by Parish Youth March 13, 2016
  • Rally for Life January 17, 2016 at Bradford County Courthouse and SS Peter & Paul Church
  • Ss. Peter and Paul Church
  • The sanctuary of Ss. Peter and Paul Church
  • Ss. Peter & Paul Rectory and Parish Office
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto
  • On the corner of State and Third Streets
  • St. Agnes, the patroness of our school.
  • Eucharistic Adoration in Grotto Hall Chapel


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


  • Cursillo Group Reunions in Grotto Hall weekly:

    Men:  2nd & 4th Wednesdays 7 am

    Women:  1st & 3rd Tuesdays 5 pm (wintertime) and 2nd & 4th Saturdays 8:30 am  

  • Parish historical deck of cards are available now

    Price is $8 per deck; check made out to SS Peter & Paul Church 175th.

    Parish office hours 9 am - 3 pm Monday through Thursday; phonw 570-265-2113; email stppp@epix.net

    Order may also be submitted from History button on this website

  • Apr 1, 2016: Statement from Bishop Bambera

    The Diocese of Scranton encourages anyone who has been sexually abused by a member of the clergy or anyone else, to immediately notify local law enforcement authorities; and to contact Joseph DeVizia,Victim's Assistance  Coordinator, at 570-862-7551; or Monsignor Thomas M. Muldowney, vicar General of the Diocese of Scranton, at 570-207-2269.  We also urge anyone to report incidents of child abuse immediately to Pennsylvania ChildLine; the toll-free number is 1-800-932-0313.

    The Diocese of Scranton is committed to protecting children and to providing support to victims of sexual abuse.  In acknowledging the pain suffered by survivors of abuse, the Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, Bishop of Scranton, requests the faithful of the Diocese to join him in praying for the healing of all who have been harmed by abuse, for the countless lives affected by such actions, and for the many priests of the diocese of scranton who have been faithful to their vocation and the people they serve.


  • Jul 1: Registration opens for Diocesan Congress "A Revolution of Tenderness" on October 8, 2016
  • Jul 17-26: Solemn Novena to St. Ann, Scranton

    Join our group:  call Nancy 570-721-1062, or Fr. Ed 570-265-2113

  • Jul 23-24: Appointmets to be made for Parish Directory Photos
  • Jul 25-29: No weekday morning Mass this week
  • Jul 25-30: Troy Fair

    Visit and / or Volunteer for Pro Life Booth call John/Mary Alice 570-265-5990 or Marie 570-265-3122

  • Jul 26: Vacation Bible School Committee Wrap-up 7 pm Grotto Hall
  • Jul 29-31: Catholic Charismatic Conference, Scranton
  • Jul 30-31: Visiting Missionary Rev. David Andrea from the Institute of the Incarnate Word
  • Jul 30-31: World Youth Day - Stateside! in Lancaster, PA

    High school youth groups invited.  Families may register separately.  Information from Mary Anne Malone 570-207-2213, or email mary-anne-malone@dioceseofscranton.org.

  • Aug 1: 175th Committee 5 pm Grotto Hall
  • Aug 3: Women's Day of Reflection, Mt. Pocono

    Deadline Jul 25.  $35 includes breakfast & lunch at Villa of Our Lady Retreat House.  Pay to Helen Oravec, 814 Theresa St., Peckville  PA  18452.  InfoP  call Mary 570-578-6720 or Nancy 570-536-4436.

  • Aug 4: Adoration begins in Grotto Hall 9 am until Friday afternoon
  • Aug 5:: First Friday Mass 8:30 am; and at 10:15 am Mass at the Bradford County Manor
  • Aug 6: Confirmation Retreat (catch-up group)
  • Aug 9: Parish-reserved Pool Pavilion at Mt. Pisgah State Park all day
  • Aug 11: Catechist Camp @ St. Agnes School
  • Aug 14: Rededication and Ice Cream Social

    100th Anniversary of our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, Blessing and Ice Cream Social on Grotto grounds after the 11 am Mass

  • Aug 15: 5:30 pm Mass plus soup/salad supper afterward

    Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady into Heaven; is not a holy day of obligation this year.

  • Aug 19: Hiawatha Dinner Cruise

    $35 Reservations ASAP to Nancy Barrett 570-721-1062. Friday; 4:30 pm carpool from Sparks' Restaurant*

  • Sept. 5: Labor Day Mass 11 amat Ireland Cemetery, State Road, Mercur Hill

    Weather Permitting, or at church

  • Sep 6-10: Family Photography appointments for new Parish Directory
  • Sep 10-11 ARISE sig-up weekend
  • Sep 15: ARISE group leaders workshop
  • Oct 6-9: Women's Cursillo Weekend
  • Sep 24: Parish Pilgrimate to St. Peter's Cathedral in Scranton

    Pope Francis' Year of Mercy:  Pilgrimage to a Cathedral is the opportunity for special blesisngs and indulgences to those who pass through the Holy Doors, provided they are in a state of grace, have received the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Eucharist, and have offered prayers for the intentions of the Holy Father.  Call SS Peter & Paul Parish Office, 570-265-2113.