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

    Melkite Eparchy of Newton.

    CELEBRATING 119 YEARS IN SCRANTON.  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 and Albany to Philadelphia, concentrated in the Lackawanna Valley.

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

    Visit Melkite.org for more information!


    See bulletin for dates of food prep for the fest: Sat Aug  5 Kibbee, Fri Aug 11 Pastries 9am

    Needed prior to Food Fest: Paper Towel rolls, box of forks (1000 approx), plastic grocery bags-clean, no meats used), Baskets for the raffle (contact Betsy at melkite.scranton@gmail.com if you are donating. Bring to church weekly!


    FOOD FESTIVAL 2017 SAVE THE DATES AUG 11-12-13      

    2017 Food Festival News
    On Sunday( 5/14) the Food Festival Committee approved ad experimentum for this year (a test period to determine feasibility) an American Food Friday to our Festival on August 11, 2017 from 5:00 – 10:00 p.m.
    Menu will only include All American Grill=fish, fries, clams, burgers, hotdogs, pizza frita, and beer/soda. No Lebanese food will be offered on this day. Parishioner volunteers are welcome, but servers will be found elsewhere. There is no expectation of anyone by anyone to work beyond their capability and willingness. Any questions, or if you wish to help out on that Friday, please see Fr. Christopher or Alicia Patchoski for details or concerns.



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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.