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St. Ann's Novena - July 17 - 26 - Scranton

Going to St. Ann's Novena? July 17-26
Father Rick Frechette, C.P., a Passionist priest from Haiti, will be preaching at this year’s Saint Ann's Solemn Novena, at the Basilica in Scranton. There will be a clothing collection during the entire novena for the impoverished and disadvantaged served by Father Rick's many programs in Haiti.

Anyone attending the novena can drop off infant, children and adult sized gently used summer clothing and shoes at the Saint Luke’s Passionist Mission Tent set up near the food stand on the Basilica’s grounds. For further information you may call Pat at 570-840-9304.

ASCENT Freshman Retreat

WHEN:       Sept. 5-7

WHERE:     Spruce Lake, Canadensis, PA 

WHAT:       ASCENT is an overnight experience designed especially for first-year students.  This two night getaway gives students an opportunity to get off campus, meet other first-year students, explore their faith traditions, and reflect on their hopes and anxieties about their future at Marywood.  Facilitated by upper class Marywood students, ASCENT is a fun and meaningful way to begin your college experience.

FEE:          $30 - transportation will be provided.  Financial Assistance is available.

CONTACT:  Amanda Bielat, or stop in Campus Ministry to sign up!

Catholic Relief Services Ambassador Program

Do you want to join Marywood's Catholic Relief Services Ambassador Program for next year?  Fill out the CRS Ambassador Application and return it to Sr. John Michele Southwick at  Campus Ministry.  Email Sister John Michele, with any questions. Help feed the hungry, help those in crisis and help with developmental aid around the world. 

Great Discernment Opportunity

This summer, from August 8-9, Catholics on Call will be presenting its annual Young Adult Conference at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. This retreat-like experience is designed to help people think deeply about the possibility of ministry in the Church, and it’s also a lot of fun! This is a great opportunity to meet other men and women who are on a similar path as you are on, and there is no pressure to join anything.


Interested? Please call  773.371.5431, and check out the Catholics on Call website at for more information.