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: 

Rev. 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

Thank you for the continued support of our Parishes Memorial Garden. We are currently in the process of engraving and placing all ordered bricks. We look forward to memorializing/honoring your loved ones. Thank you for your continued support and patience as we work to place all ordered bricks. 

If you are interested in purchasing a brick for a family member or loved one, please contact the parish office.