Pausing to remember in Avoca

June 27th, 2015 1:22 am

First Posted: 9/12/2013

The Avoca Fire Deptartment sponsored a 9/11 Memorial Mass on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 7 p.m. at Queen Of Apostles Church, Hawthorne St., Avoca.

Prior to the service, a procession of emergency responders, led by bagpiper Josh Perry of the Greater Scranton Black Diamonds, was held from the fire department to the church.

Queen of the Apostles pastor Rev. Phillip Sladicka was celebrant at the mass. The Rev. Carmen Bolack of St. Mary’s Polish National Catholic Church in Duryea offered a blessing.