Jersey Mike’s “Month of Giving” to benefit Shepherd’s Maternity House

Thank you to Jersey Mike’s in Bartonsville for its support of the Shepherd’s Maternity House. During the company’s annual “Month of Giving,” throughout the month of March, all patrons at the Bartonsville location will have the opportunity to make a donation to the Maternity House. And on March 29, 100% of all sales at Jersey Mike’s will benefit the Maternity House.
Here are two special coupons for Jersey Mike’s. One is valid through March 25 and the other is valid March 26-28.
Thank you, Jersey Mike’s, for the kind and generous support of the Shepherd’s Maternity House!

2017 Shepherd’s Maternity Home Valentine’s Celebration

UPDATE: Due to impending ice storm, the Valentine’s Celebration has been postponed until March 12th.

Catholic Social Services of Monroe County will hold its 15th Annual Valentine’s Celebration for Shepherd’s Maternity Home on Sunday, March 12, 2017, at Stroudsmoor Country Inn in Stroudsburg, PA. This annual event, entitled “A Celebration of Life,” raises awareness in the community of the ongoing dedication of Catholic Social Services to the Respect for Life.

Shepherd’s Maternity Home is a non-denominational facility that provides shelter and caring for homeless, pregnant women and their babies. This year’s event will begin at 2 p.m. with a Social Hour, Hors d’oeuvres, and a cash bar. Dinner, a silent auction, and music and dancing will follow from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

This year’s honoree is Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, Bishop of the Diocese of Scranton. For reservations, event information, or for further information on Shepherd’s Maternity Home and other programs of Catholic Social Services, please Email: or Phone: (570) 822-7118, ext. 305, from 9 a.m. to noon daily.

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Shepherd’s Maternity Home – “A Celebration of Life”

WBRE-TV PSA for Rhythm & Wine

WBRE-TV PSA for Rhythm & Wine

WBRE-TV PSA for Rhythm & Wine

Posted by Catholic Social Services of The Diocese of Scranton on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

5th Annual Rhythm & Wine Fundraiser

Rythym & Wine

Catholic Social Services of the Wyoming Valley will present its 5th annual Rhythm & Wine fundraiser on Friday, November 18 at the Bartolai Winery in Harding. All proceeds will benefit the agency’s veterans programs.

Please join us for a fun and philanthropic evening of wine tasting, food and entertainment. The event will be catered by Peculiar Culinary and emceed by Dave Kuharchik and Valerie Tysanner of WBRE’s “PA LIVE.” Live entertainment will be provided by Paul Oschal and Take 3.

Tickets are $50.

For ticket information, or information on event sponsorships and door prize donations, call (570) 822-7118, ex. 357. Or e-mail

WBRE-TV PSA for Rhythm & Wine

WBRE-TV PSA for Rhythm & Wine

Posted by Catholic Social Services of The Diocese of Scranton on Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Catholic Social Services Gala

CSS Gala

Catholic Social Services Gala honoring Monsignor Joseph P. Kelly

In recognition and appreciation of Monsignor Joseph P. Kelly’s service to those in need in our community, all are invited to join the Diocese of Scranton for a wonderful celebration to benefit Catholic Social Services on Sunday, May 22. A Mass of Thanksgiving will be held at 5:00 p.m. at the Cathedral of Saint Peter, Scranton, followed by a gala reception at 6:30 p.m. in the Diocesan Pastoral Center, 310 Wyoming Avenue, Scranton.

For more information, click on:…/catholic-social-service…/

Groundbreaking ceremony was held for St Michael’s on the Hill



On Monday, Sept. 22, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for St Michael’s on the Hill, a 31-unit affordable senior housing facility being developed by Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton at the site of the former St. Michael’s School in Jessup. L to R are:   Msgr. Joseph P. Kelly, V.E., Executive Director of Catholic Social Services; Michael Kosick, PHFA; Steve Nocilla, Diocesan director of Housing & residential services; David Valvano, office of State Rep. Frank Farina; Father Thomas M. Muldowney, Vicar General of the Diocese; Jessup Mayor Beverly Merkel; Bishop Bambera; and Father Gerard M. McGlone, pastor, Queen of the Angels Parish.

Century Club


The Staff of Greater Hazleton Area C.S.S. gathered at the annual celebration of the Century Club.  This is one of the many events during the 75th Anniversary of Catholic Social Services in the Greater Hazleton Area culminating in a dinner at Genetti’s on October 4th, 2014.  

Call  570-455-1521 for Information & Reservations. 


Rhythm & Wine 2013

…an evening of wine tasting, delicious foods and desserts by Dente Catering, beautiful piano music by Paul Oschal, and vocals from Nikki Rasmus. Meet with old and new friends alike, all to benefit Catholic Social Services’ Wilkes Barre office.

Rhythm & Wine will be held on Friday, November 22, 2013 from 6:30 to 9:30pm at the award-winning Bartolai Winery, Route 92, Harding.
Celebrity chairs will be WBRE PA LIVE’s Brittany Sweeney & Dave Kuharchik, along with WBRE morning anchor – Monica Madeja.

Please join us for a casual evening of wine tasting, savory appetizers, scrumptious desserts, and some time to relax with friends before the holiday rush begins!

Tickets are $50 / person and can be purchased from Catholic Social Services by contacting Kelli Jones, 822-7118 ext. 357

Space is limited, so get your tickets today!

Sponsorship and door prize donations are greatly appreciated; please contact Kelli Jones (ext. 357) or Alan Stout (ext. 398) with any questions / to make a donation.

Sponsorship Form


Shepherd’s Valentine Celebration Silent Auction Thank You!

A Special Thank You to Those Who Donated for the Silent Auction