St. Joseph Marello Parish

St. Joseph Marello Parish is a Faith Community under the guidance of the Holy Spirit that strives to make the Lord Jesus better known by witness, word, sacrament, worship, and community emphasizing servant leadership.

237 William Street, Pittston, PA | 570.654.6902

Weekend Mass - Available Saturday after 4pm

Christmas Mass - Available after 4pm, Christmas Eve

Christmas Schedule

Confessions: Mon. Dec. 21 from 6pm to 7pm – No Reservations Needed

Christmas Eve : 2pm | 4pm | 12am (Midnight Mass)

Christmas Day : 8am | 10:30am

Reservations must be made for all Christmas Masses.  Reservations can be made by calling the Parish Office during business at hours at 570.654.6902.  Reservations will only be taken by phone—not by message or voicemail.


Watching Christmas Mass Online

Christmas Mass from St. Joseph Marello Parish will be available beginning at 4pm on Christmas Eve, Thursday December 24.   The link will be published on our Facebook page at, as well as our website,  Masses will also be available online for Mass for Holy Family Sunday (available at 4pm on Saturday, December 28, as well as Mass for the Solemnity of Mary (available at 5:30pm on Thursday, December 24).


Mass for Holy Family Sunday

Sat, Dec 26 – 4pm | Sun, Dec 27 – 8am and 10:30am

Mass for Solemnity of Mary

Vigil on Thursday, December 31 – 5:30pm

Mass on January 1 at 9am in St. John’s

There will not be a need to make reservations for Masses for Holy Family Sunday or for the celebration of the Solemnity of Mary.

Contact Us

Rev. Joseph Elston, Pastor – | 570.654.6902

Rev. Jackson Pinhero, OSJ, Assistant Pastor

Deacon Santo Agolino, Retired Deacon

Christine Silinskie, Parish Secretary – | 570.654.6902, ext. 210

Brandon Jopling, Pastoral Associate, Associate Director of Music, and Publications Director – | 570.654.6902, ext.215

Alicia Hintze, CCD Director – | 570.654.6902

Raphael Micca, Music Director – 570.654.6902

For Parish Hall Inquiries, please contact Christine Silinskie at or 570.239.4070

Online Giving