St Joseph Panther Valley
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There are some great Youth Ministry events coming up this weekend! Check them out! Bring your friends! #coal #youthministry #sjpvfamily #youthministrylife #youthministryrocks

St Joseph Panther Valley
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‪See you this Sunday for the All-You-Can-Eat Parish Breakfast! Don't miss it! #sjpvfamily #yum #snowday

Dear Lord, Today we honor our #veterans, worthy men and women who gave their best when they were called upon to serve and protect their country. We pray that you will bless them for their unselfish service in the continual struggle to preserve our freedoms, our safety, and our country’s heritage, for all of us. Bless them abundantly for the hardships they faced, for the sacrifices they made for their many different contributions to America’s victories over tyranny and oppression. We respect them, we thank them, we honor them, we are proud of them. We pray that you will watch over these special people and, in a special way, the veterans of our parish family, and bless them with peace and happiness. Amen (By Joanna Fuchs) #veteransday #veteransday2018 #freedomisntfree #thankyouveterans #carboncountyveterans #armedforces #grateful #sundaythoughts

‪St. Joseph of the Panther Valley stands in solidarity with the congregation of the #treeoflifesynagogue and the entire community of Squirrel Hill in Pittsburgh. Our hearts go out to the families who are mourning and we pray for all those affected by this heartbreaking tragedy.‬

Only 2 hours left until Trunk or Treat 2018 and the % of rain forecasted keeps getting less and less. Great food and drink in the Social Hall for October Fest. Plus come and see which costume our pastor @padrehoffa decides on!

It's that time of year! Join us for #octoberfest on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 6-8 pm. There will be bratwurst, pork & sauerkraut, and more! Alcoholic & Nonalcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Try your luck with the basket raffles and games of chance. It will be a night of fun for people of all ages! Stick around for the FIREWORKS at 8:00 pm! #fall #october #spookyseason #carboncountyevents #faithandfun #fellowship #fireworks #sjpv #stjosephpanthervalley

COAL Youth Ministry Presents Halloween Trunk-or-Treat! Saturday, October 27, 2018 at St. Joseph Church. Join us for this night of fellowship and fun with our school and parish families! Those who reserve a spot for their car - set up time is from 5:15 pm to 5:50 pm. Trick or treating will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Ages 0-18. Rain or shine. The BEST "trunk" of the evening will be awarded a $25 gift card! To reserve a spot for your car, please call the rectory at 570-645-2664. #coal #youthministry #carboncountyevents #halloween #trickortreat #trunkortreat #sjpv #faithandfun #candy #spookyseason

Hope to see you at Boyer's Food Markets (Lansford, PA) this Saturday, October 20th, between 9 am and 7 pm for the food drive! St. Joseph Parish of the Panther Valley volunteers will be in the lobby from 8AM to 7PM collecting donations and spreading the word about our Emergency Food Pantry. No donation is too small! We are in need of canned goods, pasta, butter, ground beef, peanut butter, jelly, toiletries, and ramen noodles. Please help us to continue our mission of assisting others within our local community. #givingtuesday #givelocal #worksofmercy #svdpofpanthervalley #panthervalley #charity #givelocal #carboncounty #fooddrive #foodpantry #summithill #lansford

It finally feels like Fall! Youth in grades 6-8 are invited to play Glow-in-the-Dark mini golf this Sunday 10/14. Meet at Bear Rock Junction Mini Golf at 6:00 pm. $5 per person. Please RSVP to Monica Newton at 484-629-5410. #youthministry #coal #faithandfun #spookyseason #bearrock @bearrockjunction #sjpv

The @AllentownDiocese Office of Marriage & Natural Family Planning will host two screenings of "Sexual Revolution: 50 Years Since Humanae Vitae." The film is an exciting and beautifully-made documentary that examines the parallel developments of the Pill and modern Natural Family Planning (#nfp) by telling the little known story of the founding doctors, Dr. Gregory Pincus and Drs. John & Evelyn Billings. This film has been endorsed by The Pontifical Council for the Promotion of the New Evangelization. The film will be shown at two locations: Sunday October 21, 2018 at 7:00 PM at Berks Catholic High School Auditorium and Tuesday October 23, 2018 at Bethlehem Catholic High School Auditorium. For questions, please call 610-289-8900 extension 2024. Visit buff.ly/2OUNXFQ to view the trailer. @humanaevitaemovie #humanaevitae50 #humanaevitaemovie #hv50 #familyplanning #sexualrevelation #newevangelization #berkscatholic #bethlehemcatholic

It's that time of year! Join us for #octoberfest on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 6-8 pm. There will be bratwurst, pork & sauerkraut, and more! Alcoholic & Nonalcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Try your luck with the basket raffles and games of chance. It will be a night of fun for people of all ages! Stick around for the FIREWORKS at 8:00 pm! #fall #october #spookyseason #carboncountyevents #faithandfun #fellowship #fireworks #sjpv #stjosephpanthervalley

Please join us in praying for peace for our Nation and the whole world by saying the Rosary together for a Godly Nation. The Rosary Rally will be on Saturday, October 13, 2018, at 12:00 noon in three locations simultaneously. #sjpv #ourladyoffatima #carboncountyevents #catholicinsta #prayer #rosaryrally #praytherosary #peace #usa

It's that time of year! Join us for #octoberfest on Saturday, October 27, 2018 form 6-8 pm. There will be bratwurst, pork & sauerkraut, and more! Alcoholic & Nonalcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. Try your luck with the basket raffles and games of chance. It will be a night of fun for people of all ages! Stick around for the FIREWORKS at 8:00 pm! #fall #october #spookyseason #fridayfeeling #carboncountyevents #faithandfun #fellowship #fireworks #sjpv #stjosephpanthervalley

COAL Youth Ministry Presents Halloween Trunk-or-Treat! Saturday, October 27, 2018 at St. Joseph Church. Join us for this night of fellowship and fun with our school and parish families! Those who reserve a spot for their car - set up time is from 5:15 pm to 5:50 pm. Trick or treating will be from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Ages 0-18. Rain or shine. The BEST "trunk" of the evening will be awarded a $25 gift card! To reserve a spot for your car, please call the rectory at 570-645-2664. #coal #youthministry #carboncountyevents #halloween #trickortreat #trunkortreat #sjpv #faithandfun #candy #spookyseason

We’re just getting started! Update on the parking lot construction: Tree removal has begun! Earth moving scheduled for tomorrow. This is going to be great for our parish! Stay tuned! #sjpv #moreparking #mondaymotivation #alwaysgrowing

New Bible Study! Fulfilled – Uncovering the #biblical Foundations of #catholicism. Have you ever been unable to explain the “why” of Catholic beliefs? Have you ever wondered why the Old Testament sounds so different from the New Testament? In the Old Testament, God began building a plan and laying a foundation for the beautiful traditions of the Catholic Faith. That plan was fulfilled by Jesus in the New Testament. Join us for this new. 7-week bible series which will begin on September 20/21. Thursdays 6-7:30 pm at the Shrine at Madonna Hall & Friday mornings at the Rectory from 9-10:30 am. The program will be the same each week so you can attend on Thursday one week and Friday the next. Cost per person is $10 for materials. For more information, please contact Fr. Hoffa at frhoffasjpv@gmail.com. To register, please contact Lisa at lisasjpv@gmail.com or by calling the rectory. #biblestudy #sjpv #faithandfun #wednesdaywisdom #catholiceducation #adultformation

Join us in the rectory on Wednesday, September 12th for an information night! #rcia is a series of liturgical rites and instructions designed to prepare adults gradually for full incorporation into the #catholicchurch through the Sacraments of Initiation. The process involves fellowship, #prayer deliberation, and period of formal education in the teachings, practices, and traditions of the Church. The St. Joseph RCIA Program uses the #symbolon series - Part 1: Knowing the Faith and Part 2: Living the Faith from Augustine Institute. Pre-registration is preferred but not necessary. For more information about the RCIA, please contact the rectory at 570-645-2664 or email Father Hoffa at frhoffasjpv@gmail.com. #tuesdaymotivation #tuesdaythoughts #becomingcatholic #catholicconverts #comeandsee #faith #prayer #sacraments #carboncounty #summithill #panthervalley

No cooking this Sunday, 8/26! Come out Madonna Hall at the Shrine of Saint Therese for a delicious #spaghettidinner benefiting the upcoming Shower of Roses Celebration on 10/7/18. Spread the word! See you there! #sttherese #sjpvfamily #carboncountyevents #showerofroses #rosequeen #spaghettiandmeatballs #stjoseph #panthervalley #fridayfeeling #weekendplans #thissunday #followfriday

Please join us for a bus trip to see "JESUS" at Sight & Sound Theater 9/13. $85 includes show, dinner at Shady Maple, and transportation. Only 50 reserved seats! To register contact Lisa at the rectory by phone or email. #jesus #sjpvfamily #faithandfun #bibleonstage #sightandsound #faithfamily #bustrip #shadymaple https://buff.ly/2BzxtgY

All you can eat breakfast tomorrow from 8am to 12:30pm in the Social Hall! Just $8.00! See you there and bring some friends and family. #sundaymorning #sjpv #sundaybrunchday #aftermass #allyoucaneat

2nd Annual #backpackblessing! Parish children are invited to bring their backpacks to any of our 4 Masses to be blessed on August 25th & 26th. A small crucifix and a #stmichael the Archangel medal will be pinned to the backpack when it arrives. #backtoschool #backtoschool2018 #tuesdaythoughts #back2school #sjpv #carboncounty #blessings #education #summer2018

Calling all youth of the Parish - Grades 5-12! Is God calling you to serve the parish as an altar server? Training will take place on Saturday, August 18, 2018, 10AM - 2PM in the church. To register, please call Lisa at the parish office. If you cannot attend the training, but still want to serve, please contact Fr. Hoffa at the rectory. #tuesdaymotivation #tuesdaythoughts #sjpv #carboncountycatholics #catholicyouth #assumptionofmary #servethechurch #altarservers #godiscalling

So close! #halupki rolls away with the win for this year's Summer Festival! Thanks for voting! #sjpvfestival2018 #sjpvfamily #summerfestival #carboncounty #foodies #haluski #catholicsummer #sjppv

FESTIVAL UPDATE 7.22.18 - Due to safety procedures the fireworks for tonight’s festival have been postponed to a later date and time. The company we contract with for the fireworks feels due to the saturation present on the ground and the thick humidity in the air coupled with the possibility of thunderstorms, a great safety risk is present. We intend to open the festival and enjoy a grand finale to our 84th Annual event. All other events for today will proceed as scheduled. See you tonight! Please spread the word! #sjpvfestival2018 #sjpvfamily

Today is St. Benedict’s Feast Day! Do you wear a St. Benedict Medal? If not, maybe you should. Check out what it’s all about here. #stbenedict #stbenedictmedal #communionofsaints #wednesdaywisdom

We need your help to make the 84th St. Joseph Summer Festival a success. Visit our website for info & details. #sjpvfestival2018 #stgabriel #carboncountycatholics #summerfestivals #panthervalley #fireworks #music #food #tuesdaymotivation stjscatholicchurch.org

It's official! Congratulations Father Hoffa, Pastor, St. Joseph of the Panther Valley! #prayforpriests #prayforvocations #dioceaseofallentown @PadreHoffa #congratulations

#repost @churchpop with @get_repost ・・・ Happy #feastday to Saint Josemaría Escrivá! This modern day saint continues to influence so many souls. Take a moment today to ask for his intercession in your life. Saint Josemaría Escrivá, Pray for Us! #saint #catholic #opusdei #catholicism #quote #catholiclife #saints #catholicquote #tuesdaymotivation #churchpop

Who’s ready? Our 84th year for the St. Joseph Parish Summer Festival! Food, friends, music, fireworks, and FUN!!! #summer #summerfestival #catholicfestival #catholicfestivalsarethebest #summer #summithill #carboncounty #dioceseofallentown #saintgabriel #catholicyouth

Guess whose birthday it is! Our very own Pastor, Father Hoffa! Please pray for Father today, and every day! #happybirthday #sjpvfamily #mondaymotivation #prayforpriests❤️ #prayforvocations🙏

It’s Priesthood Ordination day for Rev. Mr. John Hutta! Please keep him in your #prayers today as he is ordained to the priesthood by @bishopschlert for the @allentowndiocese today at 10:30! #prayforvocations #prayforpriests #frhutta #priesthood #ordinationday #ordination #holyorders #allentowndiocese #saturdaymorning #catholic

The Parish Pastoral Council has concluded, with @padrehoffa, that naming the Social Hall after Fr. Burdess would be very appropriate. This dedication will include a sign over the entrance to the Social Hall that will forever remember our joyful and kindhearted pastor of souls. In addition, new cushioned chairs will also be added to replace the current metal chairs. Thank you to for your generous response to financing the Rev. James J. Burdess Social Hall Memorial. But, the donations received so far do not provide for the completion of this very special project. We need your help! Please consider a contribution to this memorial, either for the first time, or in addition to your previous contribution. Let’s make this happen! #sjpvfamily #frburdessmemorial #pleasehelp #priests #prayforvocations #thursdaythoughts