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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Our Founding Pastors

 
 
Our Founding Pastors Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 18, 2020
1. Our Founding Pastors Monument
Inscription.  

St. Anthony • Rev. Horace Margotta
St. Joseph • Rev. Myklos Peza
St. Stanislaus • Rev. Dominic C. Tomkiewicz
St. Stephen • Rev. Charles Zrinyi
St. Vincent • Rev. James E. Donnelly

 
Erected by Mary, Mother of God Parish.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 41° 26.473′ N, 75° 39.491′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Marker is on William Street north of Wayne Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Monument is on the Mary, Mother of God Parish (former Holy Rosary Church) grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 316 William Street, Scranton PA 18508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Mary of the Most Holy Rosary Church Cornerstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brigadier General Theodore J. Wint Bridge (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jerry Moran (approx. Ό mile away);
Our Founding Pastors Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., April 18, 2020
2. Our Founding Pastors Monument
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Silkman House (approx. Ό mile away); Lithuanian Roadside Cross Memorial (approx. half a mile away); World Wars Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Gateway to Scranton (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Regarding Our Founding Pastors. Mary, Mother of God Catholic Parish was created in 2011 from the formerly separate parishes that merged over several years due to "changing demographics, a struggling economy, and a decline in the number of priests" (per the parish website).
 
Also see . . .  Mary, Mother of God Parish, Scranton PA. Parish website entry (Submitted on April 18, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 78 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 18, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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Dec. 8, 2022