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    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!


    We Celebrate the Theotokos with the Paraclesis services for 15 days, daily each late afternoon this week and next. Please see the bulletin for times.  The Feast of Transfiguration is Aug 6. Times again in the bulletin.

    See our Events page and Food Festival Tab:


    Regular ordering in the parking lot across the street from the Church as usual.

    Curbside pick-up /Take outs will also be available in 2020.

    Pre orders for pickup begin after August 1 by calling rectory: 570.343.6092  Cash or credit card will be taken.


    VISIT our new DONATE page through paypal or instructions for AMAZON SMILE.   https://smile.amazon.com/ch/82-3958041

    See our facebook.com/melkitescranton page for photos & current events
    For current events contact church email address at  stjosephscranton@gmail.com

    See our “ABOUT” tab for: The First 100 years of St. Joseph Church used for our Centennial Celebration Oct. 1997.