• 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

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

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


Holy Cross
3:00pm to 3:45pm

Blessed Sacrament
3:15pm to 3:45pm

Outreach Services

AA Helpline1-800-640-7545
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


will meet on Thursday, November 2 at 7:00 PM; Rosary at 6:30 PM. Hostess’ – Amanda Rimosites, Ryanne Rocco, Charlotte Runco, Nicki Sekelski, Alyssa Sekelski, Christina Senepedis. Bakers – Antonette Rocco and Donna Rocco.


is coming on Sunday, November 12 at 1:00 PM in the Parish Hall. Doors open at Noon. For tickets please call Debbie at 570-489-1208.


HOSPITALITY SATURDAY has been scheduled for October 14. Refreshments and Fellowship outside in the courtyard, immediately following the 5:30 PM Liturgy. All are welcome!

Christmas Ornament Sale!

O Come, All Ye Faithful HNS 2017 specially designed historically themed Christmas ornaments are on sale. A remembrance of our heritage of nearly 123 years with St. Mary, St. John the Baptist, St. Anthony of Padua and St. Bridget. Cost $10.00. Available at the Church entrance. Thank you for your support.


Blessed Sacrament Parish Altar Servers are invited to join the Holy Name Society’s Communion Breakfast as we celebrate Liturgy with Bishop James C. Timlin, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese. Breakfast in the Parish Hall immediately afterwards and Altar Servers and their parents/guardians are invited as guests.

The event, which celebrates the Holy Name and their religious and active help in Our Parish, has a rich history in the town of Throop. The event takes place next Sunday, November 26, 9:30 AM.

Please contact Society Member Dennis Pabis if you and your parents/guardians can join us. In addition to Bishop Timlin speaking, we will also have two young people from our parish speaking about their experiences at Blessed Sacrament; Ashley Javitz and Matthew Rossi.

Tickets are available from any member or by contacting President Adam Nosak at 570-489-2561 or Recording Secretary Robert Fuhr at 570-489-7760. You do not have to be a member to attend. Please join us in the Parish Hall by 9:15 AM so we can process in as a group.


Here we come a caroling!

Blessed Sacrament Parish Christmas Caroling sign-up sheets are now located at Church entrances. Everyone invited-all ages-no singing experience required. Refreshments afterwards. Christmas Spirit Guaranteed! If you, or someone you know, would enjoy a short visit please sign up with address/name. If you plan on caroling, please sign your name and phone number. Sunday, December 10, gathering at Blessed Sacrament Vestibule beginning at 2:30 PM. Dress for the weather, bring a flashlight. Refreshments afterwards. JOIN US!

Eucharistic Adoration/Benediction, 6:30 pm, Thursday, October 12 at Blessed Sacrament Parish.


would like to thank everyone for supporting their Chrusciki & Bake Sale. It was very successful! Thanks to all the volunteers. Many hands made light work. Next Chrusciki & Bake Sale April 22-Art Festival at the Throop Civic Center, 11 am to 6 pm. Altar & Rosary meeting April 6. Recitation of the Rosary 6:30 pm, meeting 7:00 pm. Bakers: Archy Poplawsky, Lucille Radziewski Hostess: Theresa Paciotti, Nellie Palumbo, Debbie Rimosites, Amanda Rimosites, Antonette Rocco, Donna Rocco.

Next Chrusciki & Bake Sale!!!

Next Chrusciki & Bake Sale April 22-Art Festival at the Throop Civic Center, 11 am to 6 pm.


We are sorry for the error in Blessed Sacrament envelopes. Some parishioners received envelopes, some didn’t, some names were wrong on the envelopes. We are trying to work with the envelope company and hope to have this problem solved shortly.

Baton twirling lessons

Baton twirling lessons will begin at the Blessed Sacrament Parish hall in Throop on Tuesdays at 5:00pm. Children 4 years old and older are welcome to attend. For more information or to register, please call 489-1935


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!


Many thanks to Janet and Mary Ann Popovich and the women of the Stitchers Club of Blessed Sacrament who graciously knitted many pairs of booties to distributed at baptisms at Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament. The booties serve as a wonderful symbol that these children have been incorporated into the Body of Christ, the Church. And together, with family, friends, and parishioners, we walk in the Light of Christ – striving to be faithful disciples of the Lord


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 2013, 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.