AJJ Hosts Trip to the Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary

01_AJJ Visit to the Oblates of St. Joseph BLOG photo

by Marlene Tonkin, member of the Association Jeanne Jugan | April 15, 2016 We had such a wonderful day visiting the Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary in Pittston, Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, April 6. When we arrived, we received a warm welcome from Father Joseph Sibilano, O.S.J., who is one of several priests who resides at Read more…

National Movement brings Local Presence to Scranton

03_Holy Cross High School--Women Speak for Themselves BLOG photo--03-16

by Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications March 30, 2016 Wednesday, March 23, may have seemed like an ordinary spring day to most people, but to the Little Sisters of the Poor it was nothing short of ordinary. On this date, oral arguments began in the case of Zubik v. Burwell before the United Read more…

70 Years of Love, Life, and Service

02_Demuth_Msgr. George 70th Anniversary BLOG photo--03-16

by Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications March 23, 2016 When couples get married, they are filed with hope, promise, and optimism. The husband and wife agree about everything. They dote on one another, call each other “honey,” and imagine they could never be happier than they are at that moment. Then, after some Read more…

Government Leaders Declare March 9 “Helen Magas Day”

01_Magas_Helen 100th Birthday BLOG photo--03-16

by Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications March 16, 2016 A friend of mine once told me birthdays are special days and should be celebrated with family and friends. But, you know it must be an extra special birthday when not only your friends and family honor you, but also the mayor, county commissioners, Read more…

Irish Spirit Reigns in Scranton

01_St. Patrick's Day BLOG photo

by Jackie Galvin, director of development and communications March 11, 2016 One of the best things about being of Irish heritage is telling Irish jokes. And, I’ve got a good one that I heard recently … During a visit with the pope, the president noticed a red phone on a small table in the corner Read more…

Terms and Conditions | Powered by AMPs