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    Pentecost June 9- Liturgy 11:30am, Kneeling Vespers at 5:30pm, Monday of the Holy Spirit Divine Liturgy at 9am.

    Bishop is arranging for a weekend priest until Father Christopher is able to resume. This will be on Sundays at 11:30am instead of our regular 10am. confirmed as of 4/26.  Beginning Thomas Sunday (April 28) Rev. Robert Lozinski at St Michael’s Byzantine Dunmore will preside followed by Fr. Leonard Martin SJ pastor of St Mary’s Byzantine Ruthenian Church, Scranton.  They will alternate based on their other priestly schedules as they have other churches beside their home parish. Please welcome them by regular attendance.

    Please visit facebook for the most updated liturgy time changes. Use the ‘contact us’ page to update your cell phone & email info so you can be contacted that way.


    Fr. Christopher has been ill and has seen great improvement since his return to Scranton in May.  Prayers are requested for healing and strength of his caregivers, physicians and family___________________________________________________________

    FOOD FEST NEWS: DATES AUG 9, 10, 11, 2019    GRAPE LEAVE ROLLING JULY 13, KIBBEE JULY 27 see the food festival page for current news:


    Saint Joseph Melkite Greek-Catholic Church, Scranton, PA, is a local parish of the Melkite Eparchy of Newton.

    CELEBRATING 123 YEARS IN SCRANTON in 2019.    We are one of the three oldest churches in our Eparchy .

    Founded by Lebanese immigrants in the late 1890s, we are a faith community that has withstood many trials and tribulations. Today we continue to witness to the Gospel of Our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ throughout South-Central New York State and Eastern Pennsylvania: From Binghamton/Vestal NY and Albany to Philadelphia area, concentrated in the Lackawanna Valley.

    Patriarchate of Antioch. Catholic but not Roman, Byzantine in Tradition, brothers and sisters of the Orthodox East.

    Visit the Eparchy website at    www.Melkite.org for more information!


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    Saint Joseph Melkite Greek-Catholic Church, Scranton
    For current events contact alternate email address at     melkite.scranton@gmail.com
    Church email address is    stjosephscranton@gmail.com
    See our “ABOUT” tab for: The First 100 years of St. Joseph Church used for our Centennial Celebration Oct. 1997.