Sacred Hearts Outside PortraitMission Statement:

We the family of St. Paul of the Cross Parish are a Eucharistic Community of believers who witness and share the Good News of Jesus Christ in Word and Sacrament. With open arms to all we reach out with love to those in need as we strive to live out our Baptismal call to holiness.

St. Paul of the Cross Parish at Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church
1221 Prospect Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505

Parish Office and Rectory which serves St. Paul of the Cross Parish
1217 Prospect Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505

Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 1:30pm

Parish Membership

Catholics should be officially enrolled in a parish. Please call the parish office to register. You will be most welcome!


Confessions are held every Saturday from 3:15pm – 3:45pm or upon request.

Religious Education

Education classes are held on Sunday mornings from 9:15am to 10:30am for grades 1 thru 8. Please contact the rectory office for more information.


“Don’t let yourself keep thinking about tomorrow, but live for the present moment, doing at that moment what is pleasing to God.  When deep consolations of spirit come, it is a sign that God wishes to strengthen you so that you will be ready  to suffer for His love.”  

St. Paul of the Cross Bevel Web

St. Paul of the Cross