St. Jude’s PresentingAction Epic For Greater Glory January 26

In the exhilarating 150 minute action epic, For Greater Glory, an impassioned group of men and women risk everything for family, faith and the very future of their country –as the film’s adventure unfolds against the long-hidden, true story of the 1920’s Cristero War –the daring people’s revolt that rocked the 20th century North America.

Andy Garcia headlines an acclaimed cast as General Gorostieta, the retired military general who at first thinks he has nothing personal at stake as he and his wife watch Mexico fall into a violent civil war. This movie will be shown Sunday, January26that 2:00PMatSt. Jude Church.

The Pilgrim Virgin Statue will be at the home of Alice and Kevin Foley through January 25. For more information, call Gloria at 868-5346.

The Pennsylvanians for Human Life “Annual Respect Life Prayer Breakfast” will be held Saturday, January 25 at 9 a. m. at St. Mary’s Center, 320 Mifflin Avenue in Scranton. Principal speaker will be Dr. Anthony Levatino. He will speak about his conversion from an abortionist to right-to-life activist. Call 570-343-5099 or 570-347-8299 to register.

Holy Hour and Confessions are being held at St. Jude Church from 7:30 p. m. until 8:30 p. m. every Monday. Parishioners are invited to consider spending time with the Lord at Eucharistic Adoration.

His Excellency Most Rev. Joseph C. Bambera, and the Office for Parish Life wish to invite couples celebrating their 25th or 50th wedding anniversary in 2014, to a diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass on Sunday, June 22 at 2:30 p. m. at St. Peter’s Cathedral followed by a reception. If interested in receiving an invitation, please contact Beth at the Parish Center by February 10.

The Social Action Committee is collecting Pack-N-Plays, baby swings, high chairs, bath tubs, gates, and clothes up to 2 years old for Pennsylvanians for Human Life. Anyone who would like to donate one is asked to contact the Parish Center ext. 250 and leave a message.

If a marriage has become unloving and uncaring, or if a relationship has grown cold and distant, if there is little or no meaningful communication, or feelings of disappointment or despair, Retrouvaille can help. This program consists of a weekend and follow-up sessions. The next weekend scheduled is at Fatima Renewal Center from February 14-16. For more information or to register, a confidential call may be placed to 1-800-470-2230. A website is also available at

Weekday Masses at St. Jude’s are Monday through Friday at 7 a. m. and Wednesday at 12:10 p. m. Weekday Masses at St. Mary’s are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 8 a. m. Saturday Vigil Masses are 4 p. m. at St. Jude’s and 5:30 p. m. at St. Mary’s. Sunday Masses are 7:30 a. m., 9 a. m., 10:30 a. m. and noon at St. Jude’s and 9 a. m. at St. Mary’s. For further information, call the Parish Center at 570-474-6315.

Parish Center hours are 9 a. m. -7 pm. on Mondays; 7:30 a. m. -4 p. m. on Tuesdays; and 9 a. m. -4 p. m. Wednesdays through Fridays.