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Holy Rosary

316 [320]7 William Street  Mapquest map
Scranton PA 18508-2799
ph 570-342-4881

Begun as St Thaddeus' in 1859, a chapel of St Vincent de Paul, the primary church in Scranton; established as pastorate in 1871; land bought on William St and new church built, renamed St Mary's Church of the Most Holy Rosary in 1873.1

 

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Holy Savior PNCC mission

Scranton

Mission of St Stanislaus Cathedral as of 19338

 

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Immaculate Conception

801 [814]7 Taylor Avenue  Mapquest map
Scranton PA 18510
ph 570-961-5211

www.icckc.net Parish History

Began as chapel of convenience for St Peter's Cathedral in 1922; established as parish in 19672,3

 

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Immaculate Heart of Mary

1605 Oram Street  Mapquest map
Scranton PA 18504
ph 570-344-2679

Built in 1953 as an unsuccessful attempt to meet the needs of both the territorial St Patrick's and the national St Ann's Maronite, which had burned down the previous November. St Ann's finally received permission to rebuild on their own at their old location and Immaculate Heart became solely a chapel/mission of St Pat's.4

 

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Mount Saint Mary's

2300 Adams Avenue  Mapquest map
Scranton PA

listed in the 1942-43 Scranton Directory;7 the chapel at Marywood

 

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Nativity of Our Lord

633 [645]3 Orchard Street  Mapquest map
Scranton PA 18505-1399
ph 570-344-6159

www2.epix.net/~nativity Church Photo Parish History

Established as a pastorate in 19035,6

 

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    Notes

  1. Gallagher, Rev John P; A Century of History: The Diocese of Scranton 1868-1968, Scranton: The Diocese of Scranton, 1968, pp129-30,143-45
  2. Ibid, p456
  3. Immaculate Conception Church, "History of Immaculate Conception Parish," History www.icckc.net/icc_history.htm
  4. Gallagher, Rev John P, op cit, pp411-13
  5. Ibid, p292
  6. Nativity of Our Lord Parish, "Parish History," Photo History www2.epix.net/~nativity/page7.html
  7. Reese, Richard M, "Churches from the 1942-43 Scranton City Directory," http://www.rootsweb.com/~palackaw/churches/church2.html
  8. Gallagher, Rev John P, op cit, p249
Modified Sunday, 15-Aug-2004 22:12:08 MDT