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On-Line Giving for our Parishes

To the Parishioners of Gate of Heaven and Our Lady of Victory, During these unsettling times, so many are striving to help the church financially.  Please know that your support is critical and necessary to keep our churches going. Many are asking if they can support the church financially through electronic giving.  The Diocese has [...]

2020-04-13T19:10:32-04:00Parish News|Comments Off on On-Line Giving for our Parishes

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 [...]

2020-03-28T20:03:11-04:00Parish 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

Couples Invited To Participate In Wedding Anniversary Celebration

On June 14, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera will celebrate a Wedding Anniversary Mass at 2:30 p.m. in the Cathedral of Saint Peter, Scranton, for couples celebrating their 25th or 50th year of marriage in 2020. This is an occasion to recognize the role married couples play in the Church’s mission to bring God’s faithful love [...]

2019-12-19T16:01:34-05:00Parish News|Comments Off on Couples Invited To Participate In Wedding Anniversary Celebration

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) [...]

2018-11-15T12:04:39-05:00Parish News|Comments Off on Father Toomey Invites You To 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