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Scranton Serves 2021

Happy Birthday to YOU!   Our 7th and 8th grade Confirmation Service Project was a huge success!!  Thank you to everyone who donated birthday items for birthday bags for children who visit the St Vincent DePaul Soup Kitchen and who reside at The McAuley House. We put together a total of 56 bags FILLED with cake mixes, [...]

2021-10-05T13:00:14-04:00Parish News|Comments Off on Scranton Serves 2021

Catholic Websites

Resources In his homily this Sunday. Fr. Toomey referred to several Catholic Websites  that you can use during this difficult time to grow in the spirit of Christ and give Glory to God.   Prayer Sacred Space https://www.sacredspace.ie/ Place to pray Have a special section for praying through the COVID-19 My Catholic Life -  A lot [...]

2021-08-18T11:13:37-04:00Parish News|Comments Off on Catholic Websites

Diocese Of Scranton Coronavirus Updates

Effective immediately, and until further notice, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera, in union with the Bishops of Pennsylvania, has dispensed the faithful of the Diocese of Scranton from the obligation to attend Sunday Mass. Despite the suspension of the obligation to attend Sunday Mass, all regularly scheduled Masses will remain open to the public for those [...]

2020-03-18T12:02:24-04:00Parish News|Comments Off on Diocese Of Scranton Coronavirus Updates

Join Our Online Parish Community! 

I wanted to reach out and tell you that we are launching Flocknote as the official Gate of Heaven and Our Lady of Victory parish communications and information portal, where you can stay updated with all of the activities going on at our local church! You can sign up (it takes less than 15 seconds) [...]

2021-08-18T11:14:28-04:00Parish News|Comments Off on Join Our Online Parish Community! 

A Brief History of Gate of Heaven Church and School

1923 -  Our Lady of Victory Chapel, a mission of St. Ignatius Church, Kingston, built. Dedicated on Labor Day 1923 by Bishop Hoban. Aug. 1, 1926 - Rev. John J. O’Leary installed as first pastor of Our Lady of Victory. June 1928 -Erection of St. Therese’s Church began. First Mass sung on Christmas Eve. Nov. [...]

2018-08-23T14:29:49-04:00Parish News|Comments Off on A Brief History of Gate of Heaven Church and School

Sacramental Preparation

SACRAMENTAL PREPARATION Christ instituted the Sacraments of the New Law. There are seven: Baptism, Confirmation, the Eucharist, Penance, the Anointing of the Sick, Holy Orders and Matrimony. The seven Sacraments touch all the stages and all the important moments of Christian life: They give birth and increase, healing and mission to the Christian's life of faith. There is thus [...]

2021-09-01T10:32:02-04:00Parish News|Comments Off on Sacramental Preparation
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