First Holy Communion celebrated at St. John the Evangelist in Pittston

For Sunday Dispatch | July 22nd, 2015 12:50 pm

PITTSTON — Children enrolled in the religious education program at St. John the Evangelist Parish recently received their First Holy Communion. Thirty-seven second graders received First Holy Communion followed by the crowning of the statue of the Blessed Mother. Msgr. John J. Bendik is pastor of St. John’s and Sister Kieran Williams, IHM, is director of Religious Formation, Youth and Family Ministry.

Children enrolled in the religious education program at St. John the Evangelist Parish recently received their First Holy Communion. From left, first row, are Kyle Robert Rowan, Aubry Marie Smith, Piper Elizabeth Pesotini, Ali Mae Butcher, Jada Lee Cox, Annalucia Grace Kasisky, Ava Dominique Menditto, Gracie Panzino, Ann Theresa Mitchell, Arysona Chyanne Ritzco, James John Noone. Second row, Benjamin Melucci, Anna Maria Hankey, Allison Jones, Kendall Marie Day, Sarah Campenni, Nina Elizabeth Callahan, Erica Grace Gilligan, Peyton Marie Rusyn, Kiersten Marie Walsh, Olivia Carmella Capitano, Olivia Rose Smith, Phineas Samuel Ruderman, Aaron Christopher Loughney. Third row, Ryan Bamrick, Brady Robert O’Boyle, Aiden Joseph Lynn, Silvio Charles Giardina, Samuel Luke Hankey, Caleb Ryan Demich, Brycen James Martin, Michael Burke Weiss, Alexander Vincent Musto, Preston Michael Rusyn, John Paul Shelley Jr., Jacob Dean Nothoff, John Fronczek. Fourth row, Colleen Kutchkus, Mary Giardina, Deacon James Cortegerone, Msgr. John Bendik, Father Peter Tomczak, Sister Kieran Williams, Jane Serafin, David Serafin.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/web1_26-GROUP.jpgChildren enrolled in the religious education program at St. John the Evangelist Parish recently received their First Holy Communion. From left, first row, are Kyle Robert Rowan, Aubry Marie Smith, Piper Elizabeth Pesotini, Ali Mae Butcher, Jada Lee Cox, Annalucia Grace Kasisky, Ava Dominique Menditto, Gracie Panzino, Ann Theresa Mitchell, Arysona Chyanne Ritzco, James John Noone. Second row, Benjamin Melucci, Anna Maria Hankey, Allison Jones, Kendall Marie Day, Sarah Campenni, Nina Elizabeth Callahan, Erica Grace Gilligan, Peyton Marie Rusyn, Kiersten Marie Walsh, Olivia Carmella Capitano, Olivia Rose Smith, Phineas Samuel Ruderman, Aaron Christopher Loughney. Third row, Ryan Bamrick, Brady Robert O’Boyle, Aiden Joseph Lynn, Silvio Charles Giardina, Samuel Luke Hankey, Caleb Ryan Demich, Brycen James Martin, Michael Burke Weiss, Alexander Vincent Musto, Preston Michael Rusyn, John Paul Shelley Jr., Jacob Dean Nothoff, John Fronczek. Fourth row, Colleen Kutchkus, Mary Giardina, Deacon James Cortegerone, Msgr. John Bendik, Father Peter Tomczak, Sister Kieran Williams, Jane Serafin, David Serafin. Submitted photo

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