Red, White & Blue Mass in Honor of Patriot DaySeptember 11, 2019 – 6:30 pm
Reception to immediately follow the Mass in the Fr. James J. Burdess Social Hall

St. Joseph of the Panther Valley invites all police, firefighters, first responders, legal professionals, & health care workers – who serve the Panther Valley – and their families to celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving.

Any service vehicle will be blessed after the Mass.  Please RSVP to

Police, firefighters, first responders, and health care workers – please wear your uniforms.

Click here for a printable flyer to share.   Spread the word!


COAL Youth Ministry Presents “Family Outdoor Movie Night!”

Saturday, September 7, 2019, at St. Joseph Church in Summit Hill.  We promise a fun movie that the whole family, especially the kids, will enjoy!

Arrive 5:30 pm
Food 6:00 pm
Movie 6:30 pm

Rain or Shine! Bring lawn chairs and blankets.  FREE freshly made popcorn, hot dogs, chips and drinks for everyone.  No RSVP necessary.  To get an accurate headcount, please see Fr. Hoffa if you plan to attend.  See you at the movies!  Click here for a printable flyer to share.


NYC Shrine Hop – Monday, September 23, 2019 – 7 am – 10:30 pm

Join us for a one-of-a-kind “Shrine Hop” in New York City!  Stops include The Met Cloisters, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, and St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

The bus will depart from and return to St. Joseph’s Church.  Cost: $100 includes transportation, site entrances, and tours.  Cost does not include meals.  Trip must be paid for prior to the day of the event.  To register, please call Lisa at the rectory at 570-645-2664, ext. 1 or email

You don’t want to miss it!  Click here for a printable flyer to share.










Shower of Roses Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser!
Sunday, August 25, 2019 – 11AM – 3PM

Adult: $10, Child 12 & under: $5

Includes spaghetti & meatballs, salad, bread, dessert, & drink.

Help us make this year’s Shower of Roses a success!




Shower of Roses Festival – Sunday, October 6, 2019

With great joy, all parishioners are invited to join us in the Shower of Roses Festival in honor of St. Therese, The Little Flower. This event is sponsored by St. Joseph Parish and The Shrine of St. Therese.

The Rose Queen will be chosen from any parishioner, grades 9 through 12. The Rose Court will be grades 7-12. The Little Roses will be grades K through 6.

Anyone wishing to participate, click here for a printable application form.  Forms should be completed and returned to Father Hoffa by Sunday, September 1, 2019.

Please contact Sheree Strauss with any questions at 570-669-6075.

Stay tuned for updates and schedule for the day.

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118 N. Market St.
Summit Hill, PA 18250
Phone: 570-645-2664
Fax: 570-645-3037

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