Saint Joseph Melkite Greek-Catholic Church, Scranton, PA, is a local parish of the Melkite Eparchy of Newton.
CELEBRATING 124 YEARS IN SCRANTON in 2020. 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 Northeastern Pennsylvania: concentrated in the Lackawanna Valley. Our faithful parishioners and friends hail from Albany to Philadelphia and areas surrounding.
Patriarchate of Antioch. Catholic but not Roman, Byzantine in Tradition, brothers and sisters of the Orthodox East.
Visit the Eparchy of Newton website at www.Melkite.org for more information!
The Philip Fast began Nov 15 to Dec 24 inclusive:
November 21 is the Feast of the Entrance of the Theotokos into the Temple
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See our facebook.com/melkitescranton page for photos & current events
For current events contact church email address at firstname.lastname@example.org
See our “ABOUT” tab for: The First 100 years of St. Joseph Church used for our Centennial Celebration Oct. 1997.