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Important Schedule Changes

Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 26: Mass will be celebrated at 6:30 and 9:00 a.m. The Cathedral Parish Office will be closed.

Friday, November 27: Mass will be celebrated at 6:30 a.m. and 12:10 p.m. The Cathedral Parish Office will be closed.

Saturday, November 28: Mass will be celebrated at 6:30 a.m. Due to the Diaconate Ordination, Confessions will not be heard.


Celebrating Christmas

For all of us, Christmas will look a little different this year. Join us at the Cathedral as we herald the birth of the Christ Child through sacred Scripture and cherished liturgical hymns.

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As we respond to the challenges of the pandemic in our families, our parishes, and or Diocese, let us continue to turn our hearts to our one true hope - Jesus Christ.

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Advent is a special season of hope and prayer as we anxiously await the birth of our Lord and Savior. Join us at the Cathedral to enrich your faith and deepen your spirituality.

Public Masses have resumed. Attendance is limited to 70 persons. 

The Cathedral Office is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

A face covering must be worn when visiting the office.


We encourage you to conduct business via phone and email. 

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Great Expectations 

One of our most anticipated events will look a little different this year, but it will be as festive as always!


Our eleventh annual Great Expectations Christmas Take-Out Dinner and Auction will be held on Sunday, December 13 at the Green Ridge Club, Wyoming Avenue, Scranton, from Noon to 3 p.m. The cost of the dinner is $15 per person ($10 for children 12 and under).  

Details regarding the virtual and live variety basket raffle will be announced soon!

Purchase your tickets online today! >>

Access the Basket Raffle >>

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Christmas Cash Raffle

Celebrate the season and support the Cathedral Parish this Christmas by purchasing a Christmas Cash raffle ticket!


The donation is $10 per ticket and is valid for the entire month of December. The winning number is based on the evening drawing of the Pennsylvania Lottery Pick 3 number. Every matching number drawn Monday through Saturday wins $50 and the winning number drawn on Sunday wins $100. Match the number on Christmas Day to win the grand prize of $250. 

Purchase your tickets online today! >>

Read the Cathedral Blog daily for scriptural reflections, prayers, and an inside look at your Cathedral. It's a great way to stay connected when you are unable to visit us in person.



Welcome to the official website for the Cathedral of Saint Peter, serving the faithful of the Diocese of Scranton since 1853. This website will serve to keep our parish community connected through news, helpful links, and practical parish information. We invite you to also browse through its pages, where you will be able to schedule donations and contributions, purchase tickets to various parish events, and obtain copies of weekly ministry schedules and mass times. 


The vibrancy of our parish is unwavering due to the work of our Staff and those In Residence. Learn about them and their commitment to our Cathedral by clicking below. 

The Cathedral of Saint Peter is a unique and diverse faith-filled, downtown parish community, exercising servant leadership by striving to offer prayerful and inspiring worship to all who enter our doors and working to meet the spiritual, educational, and personal needs of those we serve.


The Cathedral has made Online Giving available for weekly offerings, as well as other parish collections. Donating is simple, safe, and secure and takes less than five minutes.

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Tel: 570-344-7231

Fax: 570-344-4749


315 Wyoming Avenue 

Scranton, PA 18503




The Cathedral of Saint Peter is the Mother Church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton. The Cathedral has been serving the faithful of the diocese and beyond since 1853.

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