• The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament
  • The Parishes of Holy Cross and Blessed Sacrament

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil
4:00pmHoly Cross
5:30pmBlessed Sacrament

8:00amHoly Cross
9:30amBlessed Sacrament
11:00amHoly Cross

Daily Mass
Mon, Wed, Fri: 8:00amHoly Cross
Tues,Thurs: 7:30amBlessed Sacrament


Holy Cross
3:00pm to 3:45pm

Blessed Sacrament
3:15pm to 3:45pm

Outreach Services

AA Helpline1-800-640-7545
Birthright of Scranton570-961-1133
National Hotline For Abortion Recovery1-866-482+5433
Rachel’s Vineyard Post Abortive Healing1-877-467-3463
PA 24 Hour Child Abuse Hot Line1-800-932-0313

Mass Intentions


Blessed SacramentBlessed SacramentBlessed SacramentBlessed SacramentBlessed SacramentBlessed SacramentBlessed Sacrament
Date Time Location Intention Requested By
Monday 12/28 Holy Cross8:00amTony Hatala Mary Hatala
Tuesday 12/29 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Fran Gentile Mary Kreis
Wednesday 12/30 Holy Cross8:00amJohn Wanas Wife
Thursday 12/31 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Edward Kolatis Philip & Angela Uhl and Family
New Year's Eve Holy Cross 4:00pm Parishioners of Holy Cross Parish
Blessed Sacrament 5:30pm Parishioners of Blessed Sacrament Parish
Friday 1/1 Holy Cross8:00amNo Mass
New Year's Day Blessed Sacrament9:30amParishioners of Blessed Sacrament Parish
Holy Cross11:00amParishioners of Holy Cross Parish
Saturday 1/2Holy Cross4:00pm Rose Stine Linda Culp
5:30 PM Helen Armezzani Linda, Jonathan, & Jerry Reed
Sunday 1/3 Holy Cross8:00am John Kolosinsky Sr. and Jr. John III
Blessed Sacrament 9:30 Pauline Belaus Mrs. Theresa Zelinka
Holy Cross 11:00am Mildred Kishel Joan Chrzan
Monday 1/4 Holy Cross8:00amJean Valenza A Friend
Tuesday 1/5 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Ralph Policichio Mr. & Mrs. Robert Kolosinsky
Wednesday 1/6 Holy Cross8:00amJoseph Sheroshik Daughter Rebecca
Thursday 1/7 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Valia Astolfi Mr. & Mrs. Robert Dargatis
Friday 1/8 Holy Cross8:00amJesse Baldan Keating Family
Saturday 1/9Holy Cross4:00pm Donald Healey Cathy Riggs and Valonis Family
5:30 PM Dorothy Barbolish Children
Sunday 1/10 Holy Cross8:00am Malachowski Family Burnetti and Palonis Family
Blessed Sacrament 9:30 Ann V. Rudzinski Jennie Kowalski
Holy Cross 11:00am Francis & Florence Jurkiewicz John & Barbara Checefsky
Monday 1/11 Holy Cross8:00amVictoria Misiura Ronald & Mary Lou Rzeszewski
Tuesday 1/12 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am John Martinkovitch Sr. Mr. & Mrs. Paul Lehotsky
Wednesday 1/13 Holy Cross8:00am Paul & Judi Massenkeil Kenny Family
Thursday 1/14 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Deborah Dozack Bozym Husband, Daughter, and Granddaughter
Friday 1/15 Holy Cross8:00amLewicki Family Brian, Ann Marie, and Family
Saturday 1/16Holy Cross4:00pm Patricia Judge Nelson Family
5:30 PM Felix and Jane Boyer, Sally & Walter Liesiefsky Jim & Rose
Sunday 1/17 Holy Cross8:00am Elaine Semonich Husband and Children
Blessed Sacrament 9:30 Terri Cucura Ken, Julie, and Ava Washenik
Holy Cross 11:00am Fr. Michael Hricko, SJ MaryAnn Wanas
Monday 1/18 Holy Cross8:00amStephen Kishel Joan Chrzan
Tuesday 1/19 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am John Martinkovitch Sr. Mr. & Mrs. Paul Lehotsky
Wednesday 1/20 Holy Cross8:00am Vrabel & Kranick Families Nancy
Thursday 1/21 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Sally Kolosinsky Bob, Connie, and Family
Friday 1/22 Holy Cross8:00amDeceased Members of Anthony & Pearl Romeo Family Family
Saturday 1/23Holy Cross4:00pm Helen Hvezda Bill Nalevanko
5:30 PM John Paul Stoffey, Sally & Walter Liesiefsky Ann Marie & John Stoffey and Family
Sunday 1/24 Holy Cross8:00am Margaret "Marge" Ubaldini Sonny & Sue Toth
Blessed Sacrament 9:30 Paul Eakins John & Lorraine Stecco
Holy Cross 11:00am Jean & Bernie Kosydar Bill & Kaitlyn Griggs
Monday 1/25 Holy Cross8:00amMelissa Theis Richard Bisignani Jr.
Tuesday 1/26 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Deceased Members of the Chorba, Mezick, Gombal, & Kramer Families Jim & Pat Mezick
Wednesday 1/27 Holy Cross8:00am John Menago Jr. Charlotte Menago
Thursday 1/28 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Thomas Prokarym Marg & Dennis Pabis
Friday 1/29 Holy Cross8:00amThomas Carroll Joan & Jim Gavigan
Saturday 1/30Holy Cross4:00pm Edward Sr. and Shirley Ilnicki Edward & Joanne Ilnicki
5:30 PM Edward Kolatis Patti Kloss and Family
Sunday 1/31 Holy Cross8:00am Josephine Kulesa Nancy Kohut
Blessed Sacrament 9:30 Theresa Kalinoski Kalinoski Family
Holy Cross 11:00am John & Katherine Estock Family
Monday 2/1 Holy Cross8:00amDeceased Members of the Kenny Family Bequest
Tuesday 2/2 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Helen Zilla Frances L. & Frank F. Beam
Wednesday 2/3 Holy Cross8:00amThomas J. Dolan Wife and Daughters
Thursday 2/4 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Margaret Usopovich Rita Galli and Family
Friday 2/5 Holy Cross8:00amJoseph Poklemba Family
Saturday 2/6Holy Cross4:00pm Josephine Kulesa Sanko and Kurtz Family
5:30 PM John Nemerevich Debbie & John Washkuch
Sunday 2/7 Holy Cross8:00am Violet M. Spillar Carole & Frank Mroczka and Family
Blessed Sacrament 9:30 Paula C. Kalinoski Father Felix, Daughter Kayla, and Family
Holy Cross 11:00am Vincenzo Parrino Family
Monday 2/8 Holy Cross8:00amLouis Umile Richard Bisignani
Tuesday 2/9 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Suzanne Serino Family
Wednesday 2/10 Holy Cross8:00amJoseph & Margaret Patrick Edward & Joanne Ilnicki
Thursday 2/11 Blessed Sacrament 7:30am Anna Ashman Kelly, Bryan, and Colyn
Friday 2/12 Holy Cross8:00amDeceased Members of Eugene & Helen McGee Family Family
Saturday 2/13Holy Cross4:00pm George & Theresa Pachucy Children
5:30 PM JIsadora Talluto John Borrelli
Sunday 2/14 Holy Cross8:00am Betty Hanichak and Son James Elmer Hanichak
Blessed Sacrament 9:30 Joseph Smiegal Wife and Family
Holy Cross 11:00am Helen Marchise Sally Dziedzic and Marian Barrows

CCD Form


Please note: If you fill out this form online, you do not need to fill out the form that was sent to you in the mail.

Please Select Your Parish

Holy Cross Parish, 200 Delaware Avenue, Olyphant, PA 18447 (570)489-0752.

Holy Cross Education Classes are offered for Children in 1st through 8th grade. Formal class instruction begins at 9:20am and concludes at 10:30am. Religious Education continues with Mass at 11:00am
Blessed Sacrament Parish, 215 Rebecca St, Throop, PA 18512 (570)489-1963.

Blessed Sacrament Education Classes are offered for Children in 1st through 8th grade. Religious Education begins with Mass at 9:30am and continues with formal class instruction at 10:30am. Class concludes at 11:45am.


Child's Name:
Child's Address:
Child's Gender: Male Female
Place of Birth (City and State):
Date of Birth:
Current Age:
School Child is Attending:
Grade 2020-2021 School Year:
Any Learning Disabilities which should be communicated to the classroom teacher:
If your child was enrolled in a religious education program other than Holy Cross Parish last year, please indicate the name of the parish. Two consecutive years of preparation is required for First Holy Communion and Confirmation:


Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Mother's Maiden Name:

** Note: this address is where all Religious Educations Information will be sent for the academic year unless you request otherwise.**

If you are not a member of Holy Cross Parish, you need to obtain a letter of permission from your pastor, allowing your child to attend religious education at Holy Cross Parish or to receive any sacraments at Holy Cross Parish.

Parents Are: Married Single Remarried Separated Widowed Divorced
Who is responsible for the primary care of the child: Both Mother Father Other
If Other, please enter the responsible person here:
Would you consider volunteering in the Religious Education Program: Yes No
If Yes, what roll are you interested in?: Catechist/Teacher Teacher Aide Substitute Teacher Hall Moderator


Did your child receive any of the following sacraments? PLEASE fill out completely!


Yes No
Baptism Date:
Baptism Church:
Baptism Church Address:

First Communion

Yes No
First Communion Date:
First Communion Church:
First Communion Church Address:


Yes No
Confirmation Date:
Confirmation Church:
Confirmation Church Address:


Contact #1 Name
Contact #1 Phone
Contact #1 Address
Contact #2 Name
Contact #2 Phone
Contact #2 Address

CCD Enrolment Reply

Thank you so much for taking an active roll in your child's education in the Faith! Your child is now enrolled in CCD for the coming year.

Please note: You do not have to fill out the form you will receive in the mail. Your child is already registered.

All Are Welcome

As baptized followers of Jesus Christ, guided by the Holy Spirit, we strive to proclaim the Gospel by promoting a welcoming community; celebrating the Eucharist and living our faith with charity, peace and justice.

Parish Information

Pastor: Monsignor Michael Delaney

Deacon John Musyt

Holy Cross Parish

Delaware Avenue
Olyphant, PA 18447
Phone: (570) 489-0752
Fax: (570) 489-0225
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Office Hours

Monday through Thursday
7:30am - 2:00pm
7:30am - 12:00 Noon
Administrative Assistant:
Mrs. Judith Novak
Mr. Thomas Pearce
Mrs. Mary Therese McKane
Director of Religious Education:
Deacon John Musyt

Blessed Sacrament Parish

215 Rebecca Street
Throop, PA 18512
Phone: (570) 489-1963

Office Hours

Monday and Friday
8:00am - 4:30pm
Administrative Assistant:
Mrs. Judith Novak
Mr. Ed Bush
Mr. Ned Dructor
Director of Religious Education:
Mrs. karen Doyle
Right of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
Bonnie Poklemba
Jeanine Suhanick

Catholic Schools

LaSalle Academy
Principal: Mrs. Ellen Murphy
Phone: (570) 489-2010
Fax: (570) 489-3887
Web Site: http://www.lasalleacademyelementary.org/
Holy Cross High School
Principal: Mr. Benjamin Tolerico
Phone: (570) 346-7541
Fax: (570) 348-1070
Web Site:http://www.holycrosshs-dioceseofscranton.org/