THINKING ABOUT VOLUNTEERING? Maybe this will give you that much-needed push
JOIN US FOR THE PENNSYLVANIA MARCH FOR LIFE
With the repeal of Roe v. Wade, the abortion debate has been moved to the state level. Join us in voicing your support for life as we march around the Pennsylvania Capitol in Harrisburg on Monday, September 19. The rally begins at 11 a.m., with the march following at 12 noon. Mass at Saint Patrick Cathedral will take place after the march at 1:30 p.m. Hear from pro-life leaders about how you can build a culture of life in the great Keystone State. Learn more here. and follow the Facebook event here.
NOTE: Additional information about these and all our Parish events can be found on our Parish News page.
Our Parish picnic will be on Sunday, August 28, here at St. Columba, in the cafeteria. The grilling will start after the 10:30 Mass! Hamburgers, hotdogs, fried chicken, and paper products will be provided. We ask you to bring a covered dish to share. Join us for this end of the summer event for food and fellowship.
If you would like to help out with setting up the night before or help on the day of the picnic, we would greatly appreciate it! Call Rhonda Dougherty (784-7616) or Sue Haile (441-8252).
YOUNG ADULT FELLOWSHIP – AGES 21 AND UP
Monthly Fellowship Tuesday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m. in the Kolbe room where we will have games, snacks, and prayer.
Benediction and Brews, August 24 at 6:00 p.m., we will attend the Flame of Love rosary and adoration hour in the main church then go to Brewski’s downtown for apps and fellowship.
David @ Sight and Sound theatre September TBD – we will carpool down, have dinner and watch the play.
Contact Rain at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be added to the WhatsApp, Facebook or email groups.
The Bloomsburg Food Cupboard has asked for donations of CLEAN PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS. Please flatten them and drop them off at the Food Cupboard bin.
CONTACT INFORMATION UPDATES: Did you know that many parishioners are in our system with-out a working phone number? As more and more people drop their landlines, we are in urgent need of up-dated contact information. We will also take an email address if you would like to be contacted that way. We keep all contact information private. Please call or email the office and help us rectify incorrect contact numbers.
With God, All Things Are Possible
You matter to us.
Welcome to One and All!
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 eighth 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.
Fr. Richard Joseph Mowery, Pastor