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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!


    GREAT LENT 2021 BEGINS FEB 15, Monday

    Lenten Services this week
    Monday Pre-sanctified at Gregory the Great Academy at 5:00 p.m.
    Tuesday Pre-sanctified at St. Joseph Church at 5:00 p.m. (note new time)
    Wednesday Pre-sanctified at Gregory the Great Academy at 5:00 p.m.
    Thursday Pre-sanctified at  at 5:00 p.m. (note new time)  Moved to GGA due to floor renovations
    Friday Pre-sanctified at Gregory the Great Academy at 5:00 p.m.
    Friday Agathist Hymn  St. Joseph Church 3:30 p.m. (note new time)<<<<<<<<<MOVED TO GGA DUE TO FLOOR RENOVATIONS
    Religious education begins on Sunday February 21 after the Divine Liturgy with Dr. Patrick Clark



    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.