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    Saint Joseph Melkite Greek Catholic Church 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!



    Ascension Thursday service: Wed. May 24 Vespers 7pm  Thur. May 25 Divine Liturgy 7pm





    FOOD FESTIVAL 2017 SAVE THE DATES AUG 12-13       2017 Food Festival News
    Last 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 fish fry, clams, some grill items, 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.



    See our facebook page for photos & current events
    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.