Diocese of Scranton

RESIDENTS CHAIR SUCCESSFUL ANNUAL APPEAL -The Diocese of Scranton Annual Appeal has surpassed its $5 million goal, raising $5,075,000 in gifts and pledges. The Annual Appeal has received gifts and pledges from 31,211 donors. Seventy-seven parishes surpassed their Annual Appeal parish goal. Shown with Bishop Joseph C. Bambera are Luzerne County Lay Regional Chairs Karen and George Hayden, St. Jude Parish, Mountain Top; and Clergy Regional Chair Father John Lambert, SS. Peter and Paul Parish, Plains.