Welcome to Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Towanda!
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.
Men: 2nd & 4th Wednesdays 7 am
Women: 1st & 3rd Tuesdays 6 pm; 2nd & 4th Fridays after morning Mass; and 2nd & 4th Saturdays 8:30 am;
Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)
The RCIA program will meet this Tuesday evening, November 22, 2016, at 7 pm in Grotto Hall. Anyone interested in learning more about the Catholic faith and/or becoming members of the Catholic Church are most welcome to participate. If you are inquisitive about what you may have missed in years past, please attend. For more information, please see Joel Christian, Fr. Ed, Christina Fleury, or call the parish office 570-265-2113
Price is $8 per deck; check made out to SS Peter & Paul Church 175thk. Mugs $5; wineglass $2; Historical Booklet $5
Parish office hours 9 am - 3 pm Monday through Thursday; phonw 570-265-2113; email firstname.lastname@example.org
Order may also be submitted from History button on this website
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.
Download the Novena at www.9daysforlife.com
Followed by a short walk to United Methodist Church for a non-denominational prayer service, including a talk by Rev. Joseph Kilmer of Braintrim Baptist Church. Everyone welcome.
THe Roman Missal, no. 373, designates January 22 (the anniversary of 1973 Roe v Wade) as a particular day of prayer and penance in the dioceses of the United States of America. Because Jan. 22 falls on Sunday this year, the designated ovservance for 2017 is Monday, Jan. 23rd.
Bus seats - call 570-395-3417 Rob Howard
Call for Nancy for reservations 570-721-1062
ALSO 9-1: Scholastic Book Fair; Open House and Pre-Registration and 11 am Children's Mass and Choir; Promise Tree Silent Auction begins today through closing Feb 4 at 9:30 pm
Call Nancy for reservations 570 621-1062
175th Anniversary Committee presents a re-enactment by children of the parish of the laying of the cornerstone of the present church; even between Sunday Masses.
Call Nancy for reservations 570-721-1062
Theme of Mardi Gras this year is to celebrate the 175 years of parish history; come in period costumes between 1841 and 970's.--PRIZE to best costume.
Sign up on sign-up sheet in the rear of the church beginning weekend of Jan. 29
ARISE Season 4
Lenten Luncheons on Wednesdays
Lenten 8:30 pm Wednesday evenings
Exhibits for every 25 years of our parish history; Parishioners invited to lend pictures/articles for the exhibit; Contact 570-265-2113.
Information in back table of church; or contact Fr. Ed, John Demangone, Luis Vega
King's College; Theme 100th Anniversary of Apparitions at Fatima; speakers Fr. Andrew Apostoli, Steven Ray, and Matt Fradd.