Falling Asleep in the Lord:
The Dormition of Mary, Theotokos
Saturday August 17 – 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.Join us for the 8 a.m. Saturday Divine Liturgy (or even for 7 a.m. Matins), followed by breakfast and a talk about the Icon of the Dormition and some of the hymns of the feast.

Free will donation. Registration by August 15 for breakfast: or call Fr. Jerome at (570) 401-8684.

Funeral Chant of the Byzantine Church
Saturday September 21 – 10 a.m. to noon
in the Emmaus Hall (Monastery building)Hear and practice the funeral chant used in Byzantine Ruthenian parishes. Let us know if you do not have the 1970/1983 edition of The Office of Christian Burial. Free will offering. Information or registration: or call Fr. Jerome at 570-401-8684.

Saint Francis of Assisi
Remembering St Francis: 
The Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Events October 3-5Thursday October 3 at 6 p.m.
Divine Liturgy followed by dinner. Reservations requested for dinner:, or 570-401-8684.

Friday October 4 at 6 p.m.
Transitus – remembering how St Francis embraced Sister Death. Social following. Confessions 3 p.m. to 4:30 pm and 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday October 5 at 11 a.m.
Blessing of Animals. On the lawn outside the chapel.

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.