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    Diocese Documentary Debuts (3/23/18)

    WVIA Public Media, in partnership with the Diocese of Scranton, has produced a one-hour documentary on the history of the Diocese. It is sponsored in part by Grimm Construction, Inc., Waymart.

    The documentary highlights the people, places and events that have shaped the Catholic Church in northeastern and north central Pennsylvania – from the earliest days of settlers and missionary bishops and priests in the wilderness, to the creation of the Diocese in 1868, to its growth over the last 150 years.
    The premier showing of the documentary is tonight, Thursday, March 22 at 8:00pm on WVIA. The current broadcast schedule:


    WVIA:
    Thursday, March 22, 8:00pm
    Friday, March 23, 2:00pm
    Saturday, March 24, 6:00pm
    Sunday, April 1, 3:00pm


    CTV: Catholic Television:
    Tuesday, April 3, 8:00pm
    Wednesday, April 4, 10:00am
    Monday, April 9, 9:00am
    Thursday, April 12, 2:00pm
    Friday, April 13, 8:00pm

    The documentary will also be available for viewing on the Diocesan website (www.dioceseofscranton.org) after March 22.



    Support Expansion of EITC (9/19/17)
    Pennsylvania lawmakers have returned to Harrisburg to continue debating the 2017-18 state budget. While this remains an uncertain time, it is also an important time to show support for an expansion of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) program, which provides tuition assistance to many students in Diocesan Catholic Schools.

    It has been acclaimed as one of the best educational programs Pennsylvania offers to students in both public and private schools, and as is stands, the House has a chance to vote on an EITC increase.

    We need your help to urge and remind all lawmakers to invest in success and support the expansion of the EITC program by voting YES on a state budget that includes an increase.

    Please click the link below to log in and send your message: Expand EITC Program