St. Rose of Lima Parish

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish

Carbondale, PA

St. Rose of Lima Parish
Serving God's People Since 1832

St. Rose of Lima Church, Carbondale
St. Michael's Church, Simpson

Mission Statement
“We, the Faithful of Saint Rose of Lima Parish, are a Catholic Community of believers living our baptismal calling in union with the Pope and the Bishop of the Diocese of Scranton.  Created in the image of God the Father, nourished by His Son, Jesus, in both the Word and Eucharist, and sustained by the Holy Spirit, we strive to bear witness to the love of God experienced in our daily lives.” 

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish
Founded in 1900

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Carbondale

Mission Statement
"We, the parish family of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, are a Catholic community of faith, nourished and empowered by Word and Sacrament. Our Mission is to proclaim and bear witness to the Gospel of Jesus Christ through service rooted in justice, peace, love, and tradition under the intercession of Our Lady of Mount Carmel."

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Recent Video
First Sunday of Advent - 12/2/2023

More videos available on our Facebook or YouTube page, @3as1catholics

Upcoming Live Stream Schedule
Schedule subject to change, check here for the latest.

12/8 6pm @ OLMC (Feast of the Immaculate Conception)
12/10 10am @ OLMC (2nd Sunday of Advent)
12/17 11:30am @ SM (3rd Sunday of Advent)
12/23 4:30pm @ OLMC (4th Sunday of Advent)

12/24 4:30pm @ OLMC (Christmas Vigil)
12/24 9pm @ SM (Christmas Vigil)
12/25 9am @ SR (Christmas Day Mass)
Streaming only: Full Christmas Mass schedule is below.

12/30 4pm @ SR (The Holy Family of Jesus, Mary, and Joseph)

1/7 10am @ OLMC (The Epiphany of the Lord)

Video posted on is video from our YouTube page. We also post both live and pre-recorded videos on our Facebook page as well.  Any advertisements that may appear are from YouTube and not from SR/OLMC.

New Parish Names Top 3 Update

Please visit our Vision 2030 page for the Top 3 names that were selected out of the 10. Names will be sent to Bishop Bambera who will ultimately decide the new Parish name.

From the Bulletin

2022-23 Annual State of the Parish Report

Diocese of Scranton
Vision 2030

For information on the Vision 2030 planning for our Parishes, and to access materials and a video recording of the June 5, 2023 Town Hall Meeting, please visit our dedicated Vision 2030 page.

Weekly Bulletins


The latest photos from St. Rose of Lima Parish and Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish.

To find out more about our new stewardship program including a video message from Fr. Seth or complete an online commitment, please choose your Parish:

Parish Office Hours

Monday through Friday: 9am - 4pm
Closed from Noon-12:30pm daily for Lunch

For Holiday closures, please refer to the Parish bulletin

Parish Office phone: 570-282-2991
Cemetery Office phone: 570-282-5557

Parish Staff

Rev. Seth D. Wasnock,  Pastor
Rev.  Joseph J. Mosley , Senior Priest
Deacon Patrick J. Massino, Deacon
Sr. Jane Connolly, IHM, Full Time Pastoral Associate
Sr. Ann McLaughlin, IHM, Part Time Pastoral Associate / RCIA
Mrs. Kathy Yaklic, Director of Religious Education
Mrs. Eileen Aguiar, Bereavement Ministry / RCIA
Ms. Cheryl Dottle, Office & Cemetery Manager
Mr. Brad Saul, Cemetery Supervisor
Mrs. Alissa Swarts, Director of Music
Mrs. Maryanne DeMark, Contemporary Choir Director
Mr. Paul Moran, Jr., Office Assistant
Mrs. Ann Marie Carroll, Office Assistant
Mrs. Lucy Smith, Office Assistant


Weekday Mass: 8am
Monday, Wednesday, Friday at St. Rose of Lima Church
Tuesday, Thursday at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

Sunday Mass
Saturday 4pm, St. Rose of Lima Church (Vigil)
7:30am, St. Rose of Lima Church
10:00am, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church
11:30am, St. Michael's Church, Simpson

Confessions: Saturdays 3:15pm-3:45pm at St. Rose of Lima Church

Religious Education: Sundays from 8:30am-9:35am at St. Michael's Religious Education Center, Simpson

Please see the bulletin for Holy Day Mass schedules.