Notice Regarding Reporting Sexual Abuse of a Minor
It is the policy of the Diocese of Scranton to report any allegation of sexual abuse of a minor to law enforcement. If you are a victim of sexual abuse committed by a priest, deacon, religious or lay employee or volunteer of the Diocese of Scranton, you are encouraged to immediately report the matter to law enforcement. If any priest, deacon, religious, lay employee or volunteer of the Diocese of Scranton has cause or reason to suspect that a minor has been subjected to any form of abuse, including child sexual abuse, the matter will be reported to law enforcement. In accordance with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Child Protective Services Laws, reports of suspected child abuse should also be made immediately by phone to the 24-HourChild Abuse hotline (ChildLine) at 1-800-932-0313 or electronically at www.compass.state.pa.us/cwis. It is also the policy of the Diocese to adhere to all civil and state regulations. To this end, the Diocese is equally committed to adhering to the norms of the Code of Canon Law and to upholding the tenets of the USCCB Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People, which includes supporting victims of sexual abuse in their pursuit of emotional and spiritual well-being. As such, information regarding an allegation of sexual abuse of a minor should also be reported to the Victim Assistance Coordinator Mary Beth Pacuska at (570-862-7551) or to Diocesan officials, including the Vicar General, Monsignor Thomas M. Muldowney, V.G., at (570-207-2269).
Faith Formation NEWS
Classes are held Sunday mornings 9:30-10:30 in the Parish Center.
First Reconciliation/First Communion Our prayers are with all the families of our young people receiving their First Reconciliation and First Communion this year.
Please note these important dates:
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 at 11am First Reconciliation.
Tuesday, March 31 First Communion Retreat (9:00am-1:30pm) St Gabriel's Monastery transport & lunch provided.
Saturday, May 2 (10am) First Holy Communion Mass.
Sunday, May 3 (11am) May Crowning Mass.
Confirmation Retreat will be Saturday, May 16, 2020 (9am-5pm) Holy Family Church Sugar Notch.
Confirmation Mass will be Pentecost Sunday, May 31, 2020 5pm Mass.
Father James R. Nash
Director of Religious Education
Faith Formation Program Coordinator
Len & Char Golobek, Baptism Ministry
Kim Cardone & Len Golobek, 1st Communion Instructors
Char Golobek, Confirmation Coordinator
Nancy Fine McCullough
Gail Ann Gorski
Saint Faustina CCD Staff - Updated 09/06/2019
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