We are excited to announce that we are considering offering all-day preschool for the 2019 –2020 school year. We just need a few more students to make it a reality. Students must be 3 years old by September 1 for Tuesday/Thursday and 4 years old by September 1 for the Monday/Wednesday/Friday or 5-day options. Please contact the school for more details or Mrs. John, the preschool teacher, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Let’s make this happen!
OUR BUS TRIP TO EMMITSBURG, MD. SIGNUP DEADLINE IS JUNE 1, and we may have to cancel if we do not have more signups. On Tuesday, June 18, 2019, we will visit and tour 2 sites: The National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes at Mount St. Mary’s and the Basilica of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton. DETAILS: We will depart church at 9:30 a.m. (PLEASE BRING BAGGED LUNCH TO EAT ON THE BUS, AND A SNACK FOR LATER IF DESIRED), and we stop for dinner at General Pickett’s Buffet in Gettysburg, PA (on the way back at approximately 5:30 p.m). We will arrive back in Bloomsburg at approximately 9:30 p.m. Please note that this trip will have us walking a fair amount, and climbing hills. We stop for dinner, and we will be out all day, so you will want to bring your lunch as well as your own extra provisions. Price, including bus fare, the tours, the meal, all gratuities and taxes: $50 per adult ($48 per child, ages 8 – 12).
Thursday , May 30, is the feast of the Ascension. On this fortieth day after Easter, we celebrate Jesus returning to the Father and sitting at the right hand of the Father to intercede for us. This feast is one of the six holy days of obligation. All Catholics are obliged to attend Mass on holy days. Mass times are as follows: Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.; Thursday at 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., and 7:00 p.m.
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We are pleased that you are inquiring about our parish of Saint Columba! We are the only Roman Catholic parish in Bloomsburg, PA, and we are located in the downtown area, at the corner of Iron Street and Third Street. As you look through our website, you will learn about our parish. We are a part of the Diocese of Harrisburg with a parish of 1,136 households with 2,356 registered individuals. We are fortunate to have an elementary school, pre-school through eighth grade, attached to our parish. For those who attend public school, we have a Religious Education program on Sunday between our two morning Masses. In addition to our religious education classes, we have Life Teen for the ninth through
As you peruse our website, you will get a good idea of our parish. When you come to our church, you will have a better feel for what St. Columba Church really is.
St. Columba Church Pastor Monsignor Robert E. Lawrence