• Blessing Pets Feast of St. Francis of Assisi
  • Parish Pilgrimage to Scranton Cathedral Jubilee Year of Mercy
  • Labor Day Mass State Road Ireland Cemetery
  • 175th Anniversary Mass with Bishop Bambera June 22, 2016
  • Full Armor Band provides liturgical music at Mass prior to concert May 14, 2016
  • Ss. Peter and Paul Church
  • Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto
  • Grotto 100th Anniversary Procession from church
  • Lourdes History from Fr. Ed, Grotto History from Henry Farley
  • Grotto 100th Anniversary Fr. Ed sprinkles holy water
  • Ice Cream Social at Grotto 100th anniversary celebration


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 6 pm; 2nd & 4th Fridays after morning Mass; and 2nd & 4th Saturdays 8:30 am;  

  • Parish historical deck of cards are available now; also mugs, wineglasses & historical booklet

    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 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.


  • Oct 19: Diocesan Regional Workshop: New Order of Matrimony Part 1 - 6:00 pm Grotto Hall
  • Oct 21: No Mass
  • Oct. 23: World Mission Sunday
  • Oct 23: annual ecumenical concert at Epiphany Church, Sayre, 2 pm

    No admission fee; free will offering for needy in Valley; refreshments after concert in parish hall.

  • Oct 24: Parish Pastoral Council Meeting
  • Oct 25: 175th Committee 5:30 pm Grotto Hall
  • Oct 27: Diocesan REgional Workshop: Matrimony Part 2 6:30 pm Grotto Hall
  • Oct 30: 2 pm Anointing of the Sick within Mass

    This Mass will fulfill your Sunday obligation

    Need information, directions, call Bob 570-297-2586 or office 570-265-2113

  • Oct 31: Vigil Mass for All Saints Day 7 pm
  • Nov 1: All Saints Day Masses 8:30 am, 12:10 pm
  • Nov 2: All Souls Day Mass 8:30 am
  • Nov 3: Eucharistic Adoration beginning 9 am in Grotto Hall
  • Nov 4: First Friday Mass 8:30 am; 10:15 at Bradford County Manor
  • Nov 5: First Saturday Mass 8:30 am
  • Nov 5: Memorial Mass and Service of Light 5:00 pm
  • Nov 5: Youth ARISE at Convent after 5 pm Mass
  • Nov. 5: Daylight Savings Time ends tomorrow-- set clocks back 1 hour:
  • Nov 6: 11 am Adult Choir, practice afterward
  • Nov 6: Social Activities planning meeting after 11 am Mass
  • Nov 6-12: Week of Prayer for Vocations
  • Nov. 13: Fist Penance Parent Meeting 9:30 am
  • Nov 15: 10:15 am Mass at Towanda Personal Care Home
  • Nov. 20: Feast Day of Christ the King, end of the Church Liturgical Year
  • Nov. 24: Thanksgiving Day Mass 9:00 am
  • Nov. 25: No Mass today
  • Nov. 27: First Sunday of Advent
  • Nov. 27: No CCD classes (Thanksgiving Weekend)
  • Nov. 7: Finance Council Meeting