Archive for September 2012

Dinner and movie — October 6th

September 22, 2012

The Guardian of the Redeemer Catholic Men’s Fellowship and St Monica’s Parish will host another Dinner and a Movie on Saturday, October 6, 2012.  The movie will be “October Baby,” a powerful pro-life film.  It will be shown on St Monica’s big-screen TV.   The movie is rated PG13.  Preceding the movie will be a covered-dish supper which will begin after the 4:00 pm Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church on 8th Street in West Wyoming.  There is no admission charge except to bring a covered-dish to share with others attending the event.  If you plan to attend, please call St Monica’s office to make a reservation: 693-1991.  Hope you will begin Respect Life Month with us.


K of C Rosary Rally — September 23rd

September 8, 2012

The Knights of Columbus (combined Councils of the Wyoming Valley) will host their 36th annual Rosary Rally on Sunday, September 23rd. This year’s Rosary Rally will be held at St Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish (Holy Trinity Church Site), 116 Hughes Street, Swoyersville, at 3:00 pm. The Rally’s theme will be “Praying For Our Country”.  Clergy, religious and laity are all invited to partake in this prayerful event.

A Rosary Procession with the Pilgrim Virgin Fatima Statue will begin at 2:15 pm from the American Legion Lot, 259 Shoemaker Street, Swoyersville. The people will continue in procession, praying the Rosary, to the Church. The procession will be 8/10ths of a mile. Those who will not be in the procession are invited to go directly to the Church by 3:00 pm.

Marion devotions will take place in the Church at 3:00 pm followed by Holy Mass. Our Main Celebrant and Homilist will be The Most Reverend John M. Dougherty, Retired Auxiliary Bishop of Scranton.

Following Mass, refreshments will be served in the Parish Hall.