Parish News

Daybreak Retreat For 8th & 9th Grade Students April 26-28

Friday, April 26 to Sunday, April 28 2019 Camp Orchard Hill – Dallas, Pa The Daybreak Retreat is a peer-facilitated retreat designed specifically for 8th & 9th grade students. The weekend will focus on forming good communication skills and healthy relationships with oneself, with family, and with friends. Students will come away with a better understanding [...]

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Bold Choices Young Adult Retreat April 12-13

 The Bold Choices: Finding Your Passion and Living It Fully retreat will be held on April 12-13. This 24-hour retreat is for young adults (18-35) and focuses on prayer, making choices based in faith, the art of discernment, finding your passion, small group discussion and more. For more information and/or to register, visit vocations.dioceseofscranton.org.

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Cash & Designer Purse Bingo May 18th

Gate of Heaven Parish is holding a Cash and Designer Purse Bingo on Saturday, May 18th beginning at 12 noon in the gym.   Doors will open at 11 a.m. Price is $20 for 20 games and specials will be sold  separately. There will be delicious food for sale, baked goods and drinks. Instant bingo, 50/50 [...]

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Yankee Baseball Trip July 31, 2019

Yankee Baseball Trip When: Wednesday, July 31 Depart: 8:30 am from GoH Upper Parking Lot Game Time: 1:05 pm Return: 8:00 pm (approximately) Opponent: Arizona Diamondbacks Cost: $86.00 a person Please call Deacon Tom at 570-675-4890 if you want to make a reservation or if you have any questions.

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Father Toomey Invites You To 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) [...]

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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

Monthly Parish Prayer Hour

What: One hour prayer service for our parishes Where: Gate of Heaven/Our Lady of Victory ~ alternates each month When: Please check bulletin for date and time. Who: All GOH and OLV members wishing to pray for our churches. We are two parishes – one faith community with common goals. As we are living together [...]

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