LAFLIN: The Annual Labor Day Triduum in honor of St. Joseph the Worker will begin Friday at the Oblates of St. Joseph Seminary Chapel, state Route 315. It will continue through the Labor Day weekend. Services begin each evening at 7 p.m., which include special prayers to St. Joseph the Worker, homily by Deacon Jim Cortegerone of the St. John the Evangelist parish community of Pittston, and the distribution of Holy Communion and exposition and benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.
A special Labor Day Mass will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Sept. 1 that will be celebrated by Auxiliary Bishop John Dougherty. Concelebrants will be the local Oblate priests. At the conclusion of Mass, bread will be blessed and distributed. Special intentions during the Triduum and feast will be offered for all area workers, the unemployed and blessings upon teachers and students for a new school year.