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

    CELEBRATING 125 YEARS IN SCRANTON in 2022.    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!


    Please pray for our Ukrainian brethren and their families in the local Scranton area churches who have relatives fighting the war and others displaced.


    Saturday June 11, 2022  NO SERVICES

    Sunday June 12, 2022  10am Divine Liturgy- Father Patrick Moloney, visiting clergy from NYC


    Next weekend-services should resume as regularly with Orthros at 9 beginning Sunday June 26.

    Please see bulletin 5/29 for coming weeks schedule as the pastor will be on pilgrimage for 2 weeks.

    Food Fest planning has begun- Weekend of August 12-14.  Times are the same as last year.  Be sure to visit our Food Fest page as plans progress to see the menu, etc.
    Any donations of time, foods, baskets for raffle and sponsorships are most welcome.


    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.