• The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil
4:00pmHoly Cross
5:30pmBlessed Sacrament

Sunday
8:00amHoly Cross
9:30amBlessed Sacrament
11:00amHoly Cross

Daily Mass
Mon, Wed, Fri: 8:00amHoly Cross
Tues,Thurs: 7:30amBlessed Sacrament

Reconciliation

Saturdays
Holy Cross
3:00pm to 3:45pm

Blessed Sacrament
3:15pm to 3:45pm

Outreach Services

ServicePhone
AA Helpline1-800-640-7545
Al-Anon1-800-339-9006
Birthright of Scranton570-961-1133
National Hotline For Abortion Recovery1-866-482+5433
Rachel’s Vineyard Post Abortive Healing1-877-467-3463
PA 24 Hour Child Abuse Hot Line1-800-932-0313

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Blessed Sacrament Parish

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HOLY NAME “SPRING HOSPITALITY”

will be held on Sunday, April 28, immediately after the 9:30 AM Mass outside by our Heritage Monument. Bring the family, a friend, a neighbor, yourself. All are invited. Need a new lawn mower? The Holy Name Society will be raffling off a new mower and two consolation prizes on Sunday, April 28, during our Spring Hospitality. Tickets are $5 or 3 for $10. See any member for tickets or call Art Phillips at 570-840-1283. You need not be present to win.

BLESSED SACRAMENT HOLY NAME SOCIETY

will meet on Palm Sunday, April 14 at 6:00 in the Parish Hall. New members welcomed. Note the new time of meeting.

BIBLE STUDY/FAITH SHARING

will take place at Blessed Sacrament on Thursday, April 11 at 1:30 PM.

1895-2020 KEEP THE FAITH VIDEO:

Interested in being part of the extensive history of the Catholic Church in Throop? Parishioner & Videographer Joseph Butash is attempting to document in picture, words and video, the formation of the four former parishes and the establishment of Blessed Sacrament Parish. Interviews have been recorded, if you would like to be interviewed contact Joseph Butash at 570-489-4515. The hope is to have this project done by April 2020.

PHOTO BOOK celebrating 125 years of Roman Catholics in Throop

is being compiled. Histories of the four former parishes and the formation of Blessesd Sacrament Parish will be included. Photos from St. Bridget’s Parish are still needed. Contact Joseph Butash if you can supply photos. The hope is to have this book available by Christmas.

HOLY NAME ANNUAL EASTER BASKET FOOD ITEM SALE

Blessed Sacrament Holy Name is now taking orders for Plain Paska, Raisin Paska, Handmade Butter Lamb, a variety of Kolach including nut, poppy, apricot, lekvar, cheese and raspberry, and new this Easter season a box of Easter Cookies. Butter Lambs are $5.00, all other items are $10.00. Orders can be made at the entrances of Blessed Sacrament or by calling Joe Butash at 570-489-4515 or any Society Member. Pickup will be Holy Thursday, April 18 between 1:00 and 4:45 PM in the Parish Hall.

BLESSED SACRAMENT ALTAR & ROSARY SOCIETIES

will hold their meeting on Thursday, April 4: Rosary 6:30 AM, meeting 7:00 PM. Bakers: Rose Kaminski & Barbara Long. Hostess: Marion Kowalski, Rose Liesiefsky, Judy Menago, Phyllis Mikulski, Marg Pabis and Theresa Paciotti..

BINGO, SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 17

- The Blessed Sacrament Altar & Rosary Society is sponsoring Bingo on Sunday, February 17 in the Parish Hall. Doors open at noon. Bring 5 non-perishable food items for an extra Bingo card. Come, beat the Winter Blues, join us for an afternoon of fun and friendship.

BATON TWIRLING LESSONS

will begin at the Blessed Sacrament Parish Hall on Tuesdays at 5:00 PM. Children 4 years old and older are welcome to attend. For more information and to register please call 570-489-1935 or visit doublertwirl.com.

BLESSED SACRAMENT PARISH HISTORY PROJECT

In April of 2020 an historical anniversary will occur. Blessed Sacrament Parish can trace its roots back to April 13, 1895, when the first Roman Catholics in the town of Throop officially organized. There is hope that the 125th Anniversary in April of 2020 can be celebrated by putting together a Coffee-Table Style Photo Book of the four former Parishes of Throop, and of Blessed Sacrament Parish (which was formed in December 2009). This project is in the preliminary stages. There will be a meeting in the Spring to gauge Parish interest. The Holy Name of Blessed Sacrament has graciously decided to support this undertaking. More information in the Spring!

BLESSED SACRAMENT STITCHERS

The Blessed Sacrament Stitchers meet the second Friday of each month at 10:00 A.M. in Blessed Sacrament Parish rectory. In order to create and deliver soft and cuddly booties and hats for the newly baptized infants of Blessed Sacrament and Holy Cross Parishes the stitchers are seeking donations of the following items:

  • White soft baby knitting yarn
  • Small paper gift bags in pink, blue or white (approximately 5x7)
  • Pink and blue tissue paper and ribbon

Donations are greatly appreciated and can be dropped off at the Parish rectory. New members are always welcome!

HOLY NAME SOCIETY SEARCHING FOR NEW MEMBERS

Why not consider joining the Holy Name Society of Blessed Sacrament Parish? Meetings are held only once a month. Dues are minimal. Help our parish community grow in a spiritual and social way that has a rich tradition in the history of the Catholic Parishes in the community of Throop. The Holy Name needs new members, junior members are most welcome. If you are a member and have not paid your dues for 2019, please contact Adam Nosak.

  The Officers of Blessed Sacrament Parish Holy Name Society for 2015 are President Adam Nosak, 1st Vice-President-Dominck Rocco, Jr.,  2nd Vice-President-Michael Rocco, Recording Secretary-Robert Fuhr, Financial Secretary-Mark Wallo, Treasurer-Jim Liesiefsky, and Sergeant-at-Arms- Vincent Lorent. New members and Junior members are invited to join us at our meetings. The Holy Name meets the second Sunday of the month at 7PM in Blessed Sacrament Parish Hall. Contact Society President Adam Nosak with any questions.