Prayers and Concert 
December 9, 2 p.m.

Byzantine Cantors of NEPA will lead responses in our annual Emmanuel Moleben and then sing a concert oh Christmas hymns in English and Slavonic.

Don’t let your holiday preparations go by without praying the Emmanuel Moleben, prayers, Scripture, and hymns to help us prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Join the Byzantine Cantors of NE PA in responses at our moleben (prayer service) and enjoy a concert and social after the moleben.

Information: or call Fr. Jerome at 570-401-8684.

Concert by Damien Dylan and Friends
January 25, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

$5 Cover.

Pysanky Egg Workshops

Saturdays, February 23 and March 30, 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Registration required: call Margie at (570) 956-0945.  Payment and reservation confirmation upon arrival for class. Class is $40/person, and includes use of instructors’ material and afternoon refreshments. Hosted by Sunnyside Designs.

Making Pysanky eggs is an ancient art, which is typically recognized for its symbolism around the time of the Easter season, is an artform that is practiced all year. This art uses what is called a “wax-resist method,” meaning that in areas wax is applied, dyes will not adhere to the egg. The lines and images created on the egg are symbolic of life and are “written” on the egg.

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A Sign of Contradiction: A New Film About St. Francis of Assisi
March 24, 2 p.m

Day of Recollection with Louis Rivera, OFS
May 18, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Brown Bag Lunch. Sponsored by Holy Dormition/St Clare Secular Franciscan Fraternity. Details forthcoming.


Ongoing: Used Book Sale

Stop by our gift shop and browse our huge collection of used books.

Ongoing: Icon Workshop

Usually meets on the second Sunday of every month.

Cost: $25 per session; beginners may
purchase materials for $20.
More information forthcoming.

Tom at 570-454-1522.

Ongoing: Private Retreats

Clare House is a quiet refuge on our property,
convenient to the chapel and monastery.
You may take a silent, private retreat or
talk with one of the friars.

Prepare your own meals or dine at a nearby restaurant.
Contact us for reservations or more information.