St. Mary’s Bazaar This Weekend

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.

Bazaar 2014 will be held Saturday, June 21 from 4-11 p. m.; and Sunday, June 22 from 4-10 p. m. There will be homemade food, entertainment, games and prizes.

Some stands still need help for a few hours over the weekend. Please call the office if you are available to help.

The next meeting of the Altar & Rosary Society is Monday, June 16 at 7 p. m. in the meeting room. New members welcome. For more information please call Maureen 379.3721.

The Knights of Columbus will meet Wednesday, July 2 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.

St. Mary’s Community Outreach Team will meet Wednesday, July 9 at 6:30 p. 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.

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.

Mark your calendars for July 2! Light the Fire will be held at Misericordia University on July 2. Cost is $30 -our students pay $25 due to our fund-raising. Forms will be available at the next meeting. For more information come to a Youth Group meeting or call the parish office.

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. Please return completed applications ASAP.

VIRTUS: Protecting God’s Children for Adults Program is a mandatory 3-hour training session for all employees and adult volunteers who work with children throughout the Diocese of Scranton.

A VIRTUS training session is scheduled for our parish on Monday, June 30 from 6:30-9:30 p. m.

Employees and adult volunteers who work with children are required to attend this training session.

You must also complete a background clearance.

Call the Parish Office to register or for more information.