Upcoming Events

St Anthony NovenaSt Anthony

Tuesdays at 7pm April 12 through June 7

Divine Liturgy Sunday June 12 at 7pm


Prayer service weekly on Tuesday evenings in honor of St Anthony of Padua.

May God grant you peace and all good!


Door of Mercy at St Mary Byzantine Church, at Poplar and Beech Streets, Hazleton

Services will be held throughout the year. Poster with dates (pdf) at this link.

The name of God is mercy. There are no situations we cannot get out of, we are not condemned to sink into quicksand.—Pope Francis

Christmas in July Icon Retreat

Nativity of Our Lord

Thursday evening through Sunday afternoon: July 14-17, 2016, with Marylyn Barone, iconographer.

Each student will write an icon of the Nativity of our Lord on a gesso covered board, using a prepared prototype and 23k gold-leaf gilding, learning techniques for painting details. Cost: $250 includes all materials and Friday and Saturday lunch.

Room and board available at additional cost.

For details, please contact Fr Carmen OFM at jupiterhorizon12@gmail.com

Pilgrimage for Peace 2016

Sunday August 7

Join us in praying for peace and in commemoration of the 800th anniversary of the Portiuncula Pardon.

If you would like to help with the pilgrimage for peace, please contact Fr Jerome by email at holydormition@gmail.com.

Please spread the word! Larger (11x17) poster is available as well.

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.

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.

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