GOH Beef Stew Takeout Fundraiser Saturday, April 24th One quart of beef stew and 2 dinner rolls Cost is $10.00 per quart Pick up orders from 4pm-7pm in the Gate of Heaven Church Lobby. Call the Church Office at 570-675-2121 to order or use sign-up sheets in lobby.
His Excellency, the Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of Scranton, and the Office for Parish Life wish to invite couples celebrating their 25th or 50th wedding anniversary in 2021 to a Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, June 6 at the Cathedral of St. Peter. The Mass will begin at 2:30, and attendance [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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) [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]