St. John the Evangelist Parish Community

   35 William Street Pittston, PA 18640 | 570.654.0053 |

Welcome to our parish!

Rectory Office Hours:

Monday - Friday | 9 AM - 4 PM

Mass Times: 

Monday - Friday ~ 7:30 AM

Saturday ~ 4:30 PM

Sunday ~ 9 AM & 11:30 AM

Clergy and Staff: 

Fr. Joseph Elston

Pastor -

Deacon David Marx


Cathy Rusnok

Parish Secretary - 

Jackie Rinish

Parish Secretary -

JoAnne McHale

Director of Religious Education -

Carl Boos

Food Pantry Director

Rev. Jackson Pinhero, OSJ 

Assistant Pastor 

Michael Sowa

Director of Music and Liturgy/Pastoral Associate -

Tommy Flynn

Director of Youth and Family Ministry -

Rick Rinish

Director of Grounds and Maintenance

Bob Ayre

Director of Cemeteries

Parish Memorial Garden

Our Parish Memorial Garden is coming along nicely. If you are interested in purchasing a memorial brick for a family member or loved one please contact the Parish Office. We are currently working to update all ordered bricks, but rest assured, we have your order and your brick will be placed shortly. Thank you for supporting our Parish!