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Morning of Reflection

Morning of Reflection
Do Not Be Afraid, it is I

9:30am – 11:30am
Saturday, July 26, 2014
Parish Hall

Refreshments will be served

This event is open to all adorers and anyone in the parish interested in learning more about Our Lord in the Blessed Sacrament.

Please join us for fellowship and refreshments.

The Agenda will include:

  • Instruction of the Blessed Sacrament
  • Prayer
  • Discussion-New Adorers/Feedback
  • Strategic Planning Update

We hope to see you there!
Your Eucharistic Adoration Committee

Pope Francis Appoints Father Joseph R. Kopacz, Ph.D., Diocese of Scranton Priest, as Bishop of Jackson, Mississippi

On December 12, 2013, Pope Francis appointed the Reverend Joseph R. Kopacz, Ph.D., pastor of Most Holy Trinity Parish, Mount Pocono, as the eleventh bishop of the Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi. Bishop-elect Kopacz succeeds Bishop Joseph Nunzio Latino, whose resignation was accepted, having completed his seventy-fifth year of age. Bishop-Elect Kopacz’s episcopal ordination and installation as Bishop of Jackson are scheduled for February 6, 2014 in the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter the Apostle, Jackson, Mississippi.
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Despite Attention; Pope Process Largely a Secret

SAYRE, Pa. (WETM-18) – Catholics in the Twin Tiers are now focusing on Vatican City as Church leaders begin to select the next Pope. But most of that process is an ancient secret.

At mass at The Church of the Epiphany in Sayre on Monday, the Priest and Catholics were all talking about the voting for the next Pope in Vatican City.

“Oh yes, we will watch it on the Internet,” said Gisela Falkenberg of Athens. “I’m following on the news,” said MaryAnn Kelly on her way into church.

It’s a process people at the church will be following. They’ll be watching very closely along with more than 1 billion Catholics from all over the world. But really all they’re watching for is a smoke signal from a chimney on a roof in Vatican City. It’s a very secretive process.

Beginning Tuesday, more than 100 Cardinals will be locked in the Sistine Chapel, to pick the next Pope, likely one of them. They’re cut off from the outside world. Electronic blockers are set up to keep any communication from getting out…. continue reading