Holy Mother of Sorrows PNCC
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.-John 13:34


News, Information, and Calendar


Hall Rental: For info call Carol Bondurich (she takes hall reservations at 570-654-8991 )  


Sundays Masses are celebrated at 8 AM and 10:30 AM


Oplatek - Christmas Wafer is now available (donation) from our Parish Organist, Jan Cwikla. Oplatek is the one of the most important Christmas Eve traditions.  Christmas Eve Supper (Wigilia) should begin with breaking and sharing oplatek, which symbolizes love, peace and forgiveness. 



Pierogi Sale  You buy order pierogi for Wigilia (Christmas Eve Supper) by calling Carol Bondurich at 570-654-8991.



Holy Mother of Sorrows Community Outreach. Pittston Meals on Wheels is asking for your donations of canned fruits and vegetables, pasta, and other non perishable food. Meals on Wheels provides food for many seniors who face the threat of hunger. Many seniors live alone and do not have family prepare meals. Please drop your food donation at our parish hall from now until December 16th. With any questions please contact Lois McHugh at 570- 299-9430.


Advent Penitential Service at Holy Mother of Sorrows, Friday, December 21 at 6 PM


Children Confession – Saturday, December 22 at 9:30 AM 


Our church will be decorated for Christmas on Sunday, December 23 at 11:30 AM


Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, Masses at 4 PM and 10 PM


Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, Mass at 10 AM


Kolęda/Home Blessing and Visitation will begin in New Year. Kolęda is upon request/invitation only. If you want your home to be blessed, fill out the request form & drop it into the box (church’s vestibule). Those who filled the request form will be notified in person about the day of the visit. Request forms for Home Blessing are placed by the Bulletins. Important: For the purpose of planning and scheduling Koleda, please sign up by December 30, 2018!!!


Address change If you or your family members changed the address, please update it in our church records. 


The seventh annual Christmas Carol Sing-Along for members of Pittston area church choirs. This year's event will be held on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. at Saint Joseph Marello Parish (Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church) 237 William Street, Pittston.  Our choir members and parishioners are invited.


Trip to Poland Rev. Lucian Urbaniak from The Good Shepherd Church, PNCC, in Plymouth PA is organizing a twelve day trip to Poland and Czech Republic, May 13 - 25, 2019.   If anyone is interested in this tour, please contact him as soon as possible as there is a limited amount of seating.  You may find information on the poster displayed in your church and Hall or by calling the rectory or his email: l.urbaniak@comcast.net  or (570) 283-2686