Mass Times
Weekend Mass
Saturday: 8:00am & 5:00pm
Sunday: 8:00am & 10:30am
Weekday Mass
Tuesday - Friday: 7:30am
First Friday: 5:00pm
Adoration - First Friday: 3:30 - 4:30pm
Penance Schedule
Saturday: 8:30 - 9:00am & 3:30 - 4:30pm
Also by Appointment

Parish Highlights

PARISH HAPPENINGS

THINKING ABOUT VOLUNTEERING? Maybe this will give you that much-needed push

BLOOMSBURG FAIR MINISTRY, ITEMS NEEDED FOR FAIR WORKERS
Each year, churches in the area collect items for the Bloomsburg Fair workers. The fair workers live in rough quarters with little space for storage. They work outside in all sorts of weather; access to expensive dry cleaning facilities is not possible. Clothes will be needed by September 16.
If you have any questions or need clothing picked up, please contact Nancy Hock at 570-854-9592. See our Parish Highlights or our weekly bulletin for addition information about these much needed items.

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.

SAVE THE DATES

PARISH PICNIC
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 rainmescovedo@gmail.com if you would like to be added to the WhatsApp, Facebook or email groups.

CYE REGISTRATION FOR 2022– 2023 IS NOW

CYE classes start Sunday, September 11, at 9:10 a.m. in the Gym. For new families/students, CYE registration for the 2022-2023 school year materials can be obtained in the Parish Office and on the CYE Webpage. Parents are required by the Diocese of Harrisburg to complete a new Medical Emergency form each year for each child and this is also for registration in the CYE Program for the school year. The cost per CYE student will be $30.00 for the school year. All families are to be registered as members of St. Columba Parish. CYE exists to assist parents to educate their children in their Catholic faith.
Contact Joe Mullen at 570-784-0801 x4 for additional information.

With God, All Things Are Possible

Fr. Richard Joseph Mowery, Pastor

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 twelfth-grade students on Sunday evenings. Masses are celebrated for the weekend on Saturday evenings at 5:00 p.m. and Sunday mornings at 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Daily Masses are celebrated at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday through Friday, and at 8:00 a.m. on Saturdays. The Sacrament of Penance is celebrated on Saturdays at 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Our weekend liturgies are celebrated with devotion, accompanied by liturgical music. Our Parish Office is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
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

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