Answer – Religious services available.

We respect the religious beliefs of all those we minister to while upholding our philosophy, values and mission regarding this special healthcare ministry based on the teaching of the Catholic Church.

A priest of the Diocese of Scranton, who serves as resident Chaplain is available for the spiritual needs of the residents, staff, and family members. Catholic Mass is celebrated every day at 10AM, Rosary is recited at 9:30 before Mass and Monday afternoon, the Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick is celebrated every three months and as requested, and the Sacrament of Penance is also available for Catholic residents as requested. A Presbyterian Service is celebrated on the first Wednesday of the month at 1:30. Various Ecumenical and Inter-faith services are scheduled, e.g. quarterly Memorial Services for deceased residents and staff, Inter-faith Thanksgiving Service, Prayers for Christian Unity, etc. A Rabbi visits Saint Luke’s Villa for the benefit of members of the Jewish community. Religious and community groups visit residents on various occasions.