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  • Fiesta Time ! Photo by Maylin
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  • Fiesta 2021 in Grotto Hall Photo by Maylin


Saints Peter and Paul Parish welcomes you to celebrate LIturgical Worship with us, and to our Parish Life activities   Visitors always welcome; new parishioners should contact the parish office to register as members.

    Weekend Masses:   Saturday 5 PM Vigil  and  Sunday 8 AM and 11 AM

       Weekday Masses  8:30 AM  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday

              This Website is under Re-Construction and some pages remain incomplete at this time.  Please contact the office with any urgent questions or concerns.  


Contact Us

Saints Peter and Paul Church Rectory

106 3rd St.
Towanda, Pennsylvania 18848
Map  •   Directions
Phone 570-265-2113
Fax 570-265-2114

Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Monday through Thursday


Regular Schedule

Office Hours

  • 9:30 am to 3:30 pm

    Monday through Thursday



  • Aug. 15: The Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

    This year, this feast is not a Holy Day of Obligation.

    Mass will be at 8:30 am Monday as usual.

  • CCD Registration Form

    Parents of public school children:  As the school year approaches, be sure that your child is also educated in the Catholic Faith by signing (him/her/them)  up for the Sunday morning CCD Classes held in the St. Agnes School after Sunday morning Mass. 

    Please sign up as soon as possible so that the teachers will be able to have enough materials for every child when classes begin.  

  • Religious Education Registration Form Sept. 2022 - May 2023

    SS. Peter and Paul Parish: Religious Education Registration

    Sept 2022 – May 2023


    Student: Last Name_________________________________________   First Name:_________________________________




    Date of Birth:_______________ Grade (2022-23 school year) _______   School Child Attends______________________


    Mother’s Name:________________________________ Address: ________________________________________________________

                                                                                                                                        (If different from above)

    If not Catholic, Religious affiliation:_______________________________________


    Home Phone: ________________________________Cell: _______________________   Work: _______________________________ 


    Father’s Name:________________________________  Address  __________________________________

                                                                                                                                        (If different from above)

    If not Catholic, Religious affiliation:_______________________________________



    Home Phone: ________________________________Cell: _______________________   Work: _______________________________


    Parent Emails (PLEASE PRINT Clearly)_________________________________________________________________________


    I/We give permission for our student(s) to be photographed and/or videotaped within the school setting/activity for public relations, advertising or educational purposes. ____ Yes ____ No


    Please List the church and approximate date for the Sacraments your child has received.


    Baptism: (When & Church -City/State)


                             If not SS. Peter & Paul, PLEASE PROVIDE A COPY OF THE BAPTISM CERTIFICATE

    First Penance: (When & Church) _____________________________________________________________________________


    First Holy Communion: (When & Church) __________________________________________________________________


    Please let us know of any issues that may affect your child during his/her time with us.

                                                                                                                (Use the back of the form if necessary)

    Medical Issues (Asthma? Allergies? Medications? Other?):


    Educational (Reading difficulties, special education):


    Custody Issues (please be specific)

                 Who is permitted to pick your child up after Religious Ed?


    Any other Issues that may need to be brought to the teacher’s attention:


    Emergency Contact if you cannot be reached ON SUNDAY MORNING DURING CLASS


    Name:_____________________________________   Phone________________________  Relationship______________________

  • Aug. 16: Mass at Personal Care Home

    10:15 a.m. in Towanda (Memorial Hospital) Personal Care Home

  • Sept. 11: Ed Branish Memorial Golf Tourament

    Towanda Lions Club hosts this Memorial Golf Tournament on Sunday, 9/11/22, at 1 PM in honor & Memory of Ed Branish.  More details on flyer on church bulletin board.

  • Sept. 18: Mass for Suicide Remembrance and Healing

    this Mass will serve to remember loved ones lost to suicide, and to promote healing for those who grieve their passing.  In observance of Suicide Awareness Month, Bishop Bambera will celebrate this special Mass on Sunday, Sept. 18 at 12:15 PM at the Cathedral of St. Peter in Scranton.  All are welcome.

  • Sept. 18: Deadline for Pierogie orders, food donations, Fundraiser for Ukrains

    Epiphany Church in Sayre will be selling pierogies, a fundraiser with proceeds going to provide assistance to the Ukraine.  

    Donations of food, specifically flour, onions, potatoes, cheddar cheese, eggs, butter, and cans of sauerkraut may be dropped of Thursday, Aug. 18, between 4-6 pm in the Epiphany church drive-through parking lot,

    Orders for the pierogies will be accepted until August 18:  call or text 570-886-0794, or email :  maryasull@hotmail.com.

    Volunteers to prepare pierogies are also welcome--contact the above,.

    Pick-up of orders willl be on Friday, August 26, from 4-7 pm downstairs in the Church Hall.


  • Sept. 19: March for Life in Harrisburg


    Take a FREE  BUS to Harrisburg on Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, to make our state legislators aware that we support all life, at all stages!  

    For reservations, call Frank Socha at 570-772-6524 or email:  fes701@yahoo.com.  Leave your name, phone number, and the number of seats; you will receive confirmation soon afterward.

    The bus leaves Sayre from the old K-Mart Plaza at 6:15 am; from Towanda  at Bradford Town Center at 6:50 am; and Dushore at 7:30 am.  The Rally will be at the steps of the Capital at 11 am, followed by a March around the Capitol Complex (about a mile).  The return bus trip includes a stop at Hoss's Steak & Seafood in Shamokin Dam, and returning  to  Sullivan and Bradford counties between 6-7 pm.


  • Aug. 19-21 Retrouvaille Weekend

    Retrouvaille helps couples through difficult times in their marriage. It is designed to provide the tools to help get your marriage back on track. It will give you the opportunity to rediscover each other and to

    examine your lives together in a new and positive way. This program has helped tens of thousands of

    couples experiencing marital difficulty at all levels, including disillusionment and misery, even separation.

    For confidential information about it, or to register for the August weekend, please call

    631-338-5413 or email philmilazzo2@gmail.com.

    You can also visit the Retrouvaille website at http://helpourmarriage.org/


  • Oct 8: Catholic Men's Conference

    “Be A Catholic Man” 2022 Event The 7th annual Catholic Men’s Conference, is planned for Saturday, October 8, 2022, at Holy Redeemer Hight School, 159 S. Pennsylvania Blvd, Wilkes-Barre. From 8 am to 3 pm. Registration details will soon be available, so mark your calendar now, and watch for further information about registration later on.


  • Synod Report Now Available

    For six months, people throughout our diocese responded to Pope Francis’ call to the Synod on Synodality by sharing their hopes, concerns and dreams for the Catholic Church. Some participated at listening sessions, and many others through an online survey. Through this participation, many themes began to emerge.

    Our Diocesan Synthesis Report representing these themes has been submitted to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, and is also available for general review. To learn more and to review the synthesis report, please visit the Synod on Synodality page on our diocesan website, www.dioceseofscranton.org.


  • 2021-2023 SYNOD OF BISHOPS

    Let the Church hear your voice.

    Instructions included in bulletin for Dec. 5, 2021, pages 5-6.

    Paper copies of Synod Survey are in the rear of the church.


    We are providing a limited number of paper bulletins for those coming to church who do not have email.

    If you so receive an emailed bulletin, please do not take a paper copy from church. 

    If you do not receive the bulletin in your email, please notify the office stppp@yahoo.com or call 570-265-2113 so we can update our email lists.

    Thank you !

  • Sept. 23-25: Up & Over Retreat for Middle School Students

    Students going into 7-9th grades this school year are welcome to join us at Camp Orchard Hill for a weekend of fun, faith, and new friends!

    Up & Over is a peer-facilitted retreat that is designed to give participants the skills necessary to get "up and over" the challenges they may face.  Time outdoors, meeting new friends, and learning how your God-given gifts can be used when you work with others as a team!  Opportunities for Mass and Reconciliation;  Fun activities and events, including a movie, free time, and an outdoor obstacle course. 

    More information at Dioceseofscranton.org.

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