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 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

Parish of Saint Faustina

Faith Formation NEWS

Classes are held on Sunday from 9:00-10:00am at the Parish Center.

The 2021-2022 Faith Formation term has concluded.  Thank you to our dedicated teachers, aides and staff for another wonderful year!

See the parish bulletin for info on the upcoming 2022-2023 year!  Get excited!


Father Brian F. Van Fossen

Director of Faith Formation

Charlotte Golobek

Administrative Support
Joan Prestash
Sylvia Brodowicz

Len & Char Golobek, Baptism Ministry
Len Golobek& Sara Percival, 1st Communion Instructors
Char Golobek, Confirmation Coordinator


Kelly Emmett

1st Grade

Gail Ann Gorski
Rachel Wasenda- Aide

2nd Grade

Len Golobek

Sara Percival

3rd Grade

Jackie Brown

4th Grade

Alma Berlot

Rosalie Roote-Aide

5th Grade

Nancy Fine
Deonna Wasenda-Aide

6th Grade

Heather Brassington
Kayla Eckrote -Aide

7th Grade

JoAnn Stone
Otilio DeJesus Jr.-Aide

8th Grade

Joann Mavus

Tyler Layaou-Aide

Saint Faustina CCD Staff - Updated 02/11/2022