St. Mary’s of Dorrance is a welcoming church. The pastor of St. Mary’s is Reverend Joseph Evanko, and Reverend Gerald Shantillo, Assistant Pastor. The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.
If any parishioner or a loved one is hospitalized or homebound and he/she would like a pastoral visit from our clergy, please notify us at 570.868.5855 or 570.474.6315.
If you have not already done so, please return your Religious Education registration forms as soon as possible. We need to get a count to order books for next year. Registration forms are in the file folder in the front vestibule. Questions: Call Mrs. Heller at 570-379-2647.
The next meeting of St. Theresa’s Guild will be held on Tuesday, June 10 at 7 p. m. in the dining room. To join the Guild or for more information call Julia at 570-379-3034.
The Knights of Columbus Wednesday, June 4 at 7:30 p. m. in the social hall. For information on becoming a member call Tony at 570-868-8401, or John at 570-379.3721.
There will be a meeting for all Knights of Columbus Officers on Thursday, May 22 at 7:30 p. m. in the social hall.
St. Mary’s Community Outreach Team on Wednesday, June 11 at 7p.m.. in the meeting room. Rosaries are made prior to the Wednesday meetings beginning at 6 p. m. The Crochet Group meets on Sundays at 6 p. m. Questions regarding the Team call Michele at 570-868-0168. Questions for crochet or rosaries, call Sandy at 570-868-5795 or Wende at 570-868-3151.
Next weekend May 24 and 25 we will have a second collection to help with our “Truckload of Groceries Raffle.” We are currently accepting “Business Stand Sponsors.” For more information please call the parish office. Reminder: Return your raffle tickets by June 4 to be included in the “Early Bird” raffle. Winner receives $100.
Pierogi Making-Saturday, May 31, 8:30 a. m., Rolling filling; Sunday, June 1, 8:30 a. m., Rolling filling; Monday, June 2, 8:30 a. m., Pinching & Bagging; Tuesday, June 3, 8:30 a. m., Pinching & Bagging; and Wednesday, June 4, 8:30 a. m., Pinching & Bagging.
The Youth Group meeting is Sunday, June 1, time to be announced. Updates can be found on our Facebook page; Saint Mary’s of Dorrance Youth Group.
Our students will be traveling to West Virginia to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity. Students will leave on Sunday, July 20 and return on Saturday, July 26. Cost of the trip is $400. Saint Mary’s students will pay $150 with fundraising. Applications are available Questions or concerns: Molly 570.262.4628 or Becky 570.868.
Mark your calendars for July 2! Light the Fire will be held at Misericordia on July 2. Cost is $30 -our students pay $25 due to our fundraising. Forms will be available soon. For more information come to a meeting or call the parish office.