• 175th Anniversary Mass with Bishop Bambera June 22, 2016
  • 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.


  • Sep 21: Deadline to sign up for Parish Year of Mercy Pilgrimage to the Cathedral

    $10 fee includes lunch.  The day includes morning prayer, a brief presentation on the Jubilee Year of Mercy, opportunities for private prayer and confession, Mass, and tour of the Cathedral.. 

  • Sep 1:: Adoration begins in Grotto Hall 9 am until Friday afternoon
  • Sep 2: First Friday Mass 8:30 am; and at 10:15 am Mass at the Bradford County Manor
  • Sep 3: First Saturday Mass 8:30 am
  • Sep 4: Canonization of Blessed Mother Teresa in Rome, Italy
  • Sept. 5: Labor Day Mass 11 AM at Ireland Cemetery, State Road, Mercur Hill

    Weather Permitting  bring a lawn chair; bad weather Mass at church

  • Sep 6-10: Family Photography appointments for new Parish Directory

    Tues-Fri:  2-9 pm and Saturday  9 am to 4 pm

  • Sep 10-11 ARISE sign-up weekend
  • Sep 11: CCD classes begin Sundays 9:15 am in St. Agnes School
  • Sep 11: ARISE group planning session after 11 am Mass, in Grotto Hall
  • Sep 14: Church carpet scheduled to be cleaned
  • Sep 15: ARISE group leaders workshop
  • Sep 17-18: Kick-off for Diocesan Annual Appeal
  • Sep 18: Knights of Columbus 1s5 & 3rd Degree @ Epiphany Church

    call Tom Jewett 570-888-0211

  • Sep 19: Parish Pastoral Council 6:30 pm Grotto Hall
  • 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.

  • Oct 3: Confirmation 5:00 pm
  • Oct 5: Red Mass 12:15 pm
  • Oct 6-9: Women's Cursillo

    Information/Application in the back of the church; speak to Fr. Ed, John Demangone, Barbara Krauss

  • Oct 10-21: No weekday Masses
  • Oct 11-15: Parish Directory Photo sessions as scheduled
  • Oct 19: Diocesan Regional Workshop: New Order of Matrimony Part 1 - 6:00 pm Grotto Hall
  • Oct 27: Diocesan Regional Workshop: New Order of Matrimont Part 2 - 6 pm Grotto Hall
  • Oct 6-9: Women's Cursillo Weekend