Browsing the 2023 archive of Blog

Browsing the 2023 archive of Blog

2023 Marion Award

Posted by Deb Callahan on 5/15/23

Congratulations to our graduating High School seniors who will receive the Marian Award at the 10 a.m. Mass on May 21st. Each year in our parish, young people in twelfth grade are recognized for their contributions in the areas of Word, Worship, Service and Community. The Marian Award is ... Read More »

First Communion Retreat

Posted by Deb Callahan on 4/13/23

All students in First Communion Class will attend the annual First Communion Retreat on Saturday, April 22nd in the Parish Hall. The children will spend time in great fun activities while learning more about the Sacrament of the Eucharist. The cost is $5 per child which will help with ... Read More »

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Posted by Deb Callahan on 3/31/23

Queen of the Apostles, Kiesinger Funeral Home, and The West Side Social Club are happy to announce that we will once again be having our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8th at 9:30AM. The event will take place behind Kiesinger Funeral Home, 255 McAlpine St., Duryea. To ... Read More »

St Patrick and St Joseph Celebration

Posted by Deb Callahan on 3/10/23

In honor of St. Patrick's Day, March 17th & St. Joseph's Day, March 19th a Social will be held in our Parish Hall on Sunday, March 19, 2023 after the 10:00AM Mass. Light refreshments consisting of Scones, Irish Soda Bread, Welsh Cookies & St. Joseph's Bread will be served. ... Read More »


Posted by Deb Callahan on 3/04/23

The Annual Bishop’s Youth Award will be held on Tuesday, March 7, 2023 at 6:00 pm at Scranton Cathedral, Scranton, Pa. Queen of the Apostles nominated the following children from 8th and 12th grades who will receive this prestigious award to acknowledge their efforts in leadership, Christian service and ... Read More »

First Reconciliation

Posted by Deb Callahan on 2/19/23

Congratulations to our 16 children who received the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time on February 18th. We are proud of these young people as they demonstrated their knowledge on the concepts of reconciliation and forgiveness. Please pray for these children as they now prepare to receive the ... Read More »

Day of Reflection

Posted by Deb Callahan on 2/10/23

The Knights of Columbus John O’Connor Council 12967, Avoca, PA offers a Unique Opportunity for Prayer and Reflection, Saturday, March 25, 2023 at Queen of the Apostles Parish, Avoca, PA. We can all attest that days of reflection can rejuvenate our spirituality. A retreat leaves a lasting impact on ... Read More »


Posted by Deb Callahan on 2/03/23

On Saturday, February 18th, sixteen of our children will receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time.  The children have been studying and preparing since the beginning of First Grade and are more than ready to make their first confessions.  Please keep these little ones in your prayers ... Read More »

Open House at Holy Rosary

Posted by Deb Callahan on 1/21/23

We are "Roaring with Pride" here at Holy Rosary School in Duryea! Please mark your calendar for our Open House on January 29, 2023 12:00PM-2:00PM. We are enrolling now for grades Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade. Please RSVP to 570-457-2553 for our Open House as spots are filling up quickly! ... Read More »

Ready, Set, Cook II

Posted by Deb Callahan on 1/19/23

Once again the priests of our diocese are polishing off their cooking (and acting) skills in this worthwhile friendly competition.  Last year it garnered over $80K to fight hunger in our area!  Last year's winner, Father Paisley, is off to a great start with a bizarre spread of tailgate ... Read More »