Receiving the sacraments at OLMC


The Sacrament of Penance is offered weekly throughout the year on Saturdays from 4:00PM to 4:45PM, during Lent on Mondays from 5:30PM to 7:00PM, and by appointment.



If you are interested in receiving the Sacrament of Marriage at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, please contact Father Alex at (570) 477-5040 or at least six months prior to the desired date.  Couples will be asked to participate in marriage preparation through the Diocese of Scranton or with our own Mrs. Maggie Fishel.


Confirmation (Children)

If you would like to enroll your child in our religious education program please contact Mrs. Elaine Herceg at (570) 477-5040 or


Baptism (CHILDREN)

If you would like to have your child baptized, please contact Mrs. Maggie Fishel at (570) 477-5040. Baptisms typically take place on Sundays after the 11:00 AM Mass, but we are flexible.  Parents will be asked to complete a pre-Baptism course before the date.


Holy Orders

If you have ever considered becoming a priest, feel free to contact Fr. Alex by phone or email or visit the diocesan vocations website.


Joining our Parish/the Catholic CHurch

If you are a Catholic looking to join our parish, we'd love to have you, give us a call at (570) 477-5040 or email us at  If you're not Catholic and would like to join our Church, give us a call and we'll help you sign up for RCIA (the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults).


I have the strength for everything through him who empowers me.
— Philippians 4:13