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CCD and the Parent's Meeting that were scheduled for Sunday January 9th will be held this Sunday, January 16th at 9:50 AM.

The new 2021-22 MISSALETTS have arrived. They will be out in the pews for Advent. Envelopes will be by all entrances of the church for you to remember or honor your loved ones. The donation is $10.00. Just fill out the envelope and place it in the collection.

His Excellency, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, announces the following appointments, effective as indicated:Rev. Brian J.W. Clarke, along with Deacon Vince Oberto, to Administrator pro tem, Holy Rosary Parish & Holy Name of Jesus, effective immediately until February 1, 2022. Father Clarke will continue to serve as Pastor of Most Holy Trinity Parish, Cresco. Rev. Kenneth M. Seegar, from Pastor, Saint Andre Bessette Parish, Wilkes-Barre, to Pastor, Holy Rosary Parish and Holy Name of Jesus Parish, effective February 1, 2022.

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“Thank you” to all who made a pledge to the Diocesan Annual Appeal. Our goal was $17,000. To date we have raised $17,931.00

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Use the link below to visit our secure online giving page where you can turn in your offering or make a one-time donation to support our parish. You can still make contributions for 2021 until next Sunday, January 9th. All contributions received after that date will be credited to 2022.

Our parish Masses will continue to be recorded  and/or livestreamed and posted here.   Previous Masses can be found on our Weekend Masses  page.  This week we will be streaming our Saturday 5PM Mass.

Lighthouse Catholic Media is now reopened.  Please feel free to visit the display of books, CDs, rosaries, DVDs and more, near the main entrance of the Church. 

THE OFFICE IS OPEN WITH LIMITED HOURS  The office will also be closed on Fridays. In an effort to minimize personal contact, we kindly ask you to avoid  unnecessary visits to the parish office. Please call or e-mail us for any requests or questions.

Covid -19 Response Updated  8/6

 Caring for the health, safety and spiritual well-being of all parishioners remains a priority in the Diocese of Scranton during the COVID 19 pandemic.    Bishop Bambera issued a new letter to the faithful  on August 6th that strongly recommends that parishioners wear a mask while attending Mass due to the Delta variant.  He has also requested that all priests, deacons and extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion wear masks while distributing Holy Communion, regardless of their vaccination status.  

  Mass will continue to be shared online.   We strongly urge those who may be most vulnerable to serious impacts of the disease to prayerfully consider their health before deciding to attend Mass.  The dispensation from attending Mass will be lifted August 15th.  

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Our Mission

We, the people of Holy Rosary Parish, are committed through our baptism to continue the ministry of Jesus Christ in our own times and place.  As God's family, we are committed to living the Gospel through the celebration of the Eucharist and the other sacraments, faithfully presenting and living the teachings of the Church, and to love as Jesus loved, especially in regard to the poor, the needy and the troubled.