Upcoming Events

Lenten Sixth Hour and Lunch

Fridays at noon during the Great Fast: March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4 and 11.

The Franciscan Friars invite you to join us Fridays at noon during the Great Fast / Lent for the traditional sixth hour prayers, followed by a simple lunch of homemade soup and fresh-baked bread prepared by the friars.

Donation: $5 per person. Please let us know by the Wednesday before if you are coming, so we have enough soup!

Gift Shop Open House: April 5-6

Gift Shop Open House for Easter sales. Featuring Easter books and instructions, Pysanky (artistic Easter eggs), and other religious and ethnic goods.

Contact: 570-788-1212 x 400 or email holydormition@gmail.com

Holy Week Liturgical Schedule April 14-19, 2014

Confessions Tuesday-Wednesday April 15-16, 3-4:30pm, 7-7:30pm

There are no Confessions on Holy Thursday or Good Friday.

Divine Liturgy of Presanctified Gifts Monday-Wednesday April 14-16 at 5pm

Wednesday's service is followed by the sacramental mystery of Anointing for healing

Holy Thursday, April 17: Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St Basil at 5pm

Good Friday, April 18: Vespers at 3pm

April 19, Easter Vigil: Vespers with Divine Liturgy of St Basil at 5pm

Pascha / Easter / Resurrection of Our Lord

Divine Liturgy Sunday April 20 at 8am

Our regular schedule resumes April 20.

Ongoing Icon Workshop

Work with iconographer Peter Pearson usually meets on the second Sunday of every month.

Cost: $25 per session; beginners may purchase materials for $20. More information forthcoming.

Contacts: Sonia Marie at 908-420-3931; or Tom at 570-454-1522.

Faith-Sharing GroupYear of Faith Bible Study

Take the Gospel into daily life. Emmaus Hall, 2nd Sunday of every month at 3pm.

Contact: Fr Laurian at 570-788-1212 ext 406; or by email: frlaurian@yahoo.com

Ongoing: Private Retreats

Clare House is a quiet refuge on our property, convenient to the chapel and monastery. You may take a silent, private retreat or talk with one of the friars.

Meals on your own or with the friars. Call to reserve a day or longer.

Pilgrimage for PeacePilgrimage for Peace: Sunday September 21, 2014

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