St. Jude Parish will once again host the homeless men from June 30 through July 6, through the Mother Teresa Haven program. Parishioners are asked to please continue their support of this endeavor by singing up for the various ministries including food prep, serving, hospitality, etc., on the posters that are hanging in the main church.
The Pilgrim Virgin Statue will be at the home of Holly and Thomas Kapish through June 20. For more information, call Gloria at 868-5346.
A few more adult volunteers are needed to help with Vacation Bible School in the PreK rooms and snack/ outdoor areas. No more student helpers are needed that week. However, student volunteers are still needed to help create scenery from June 18 through June 20 between 4 p. m. and 8 p. m. in the school cafeteria. This qualifies for service hours. Contact Diane Egan at 570-332-2164 to sign up.
Parishioner donations of food store gift cards would also be appreciated to supply snacks and drinks during VBS. Donations may be dropped off at the Parish Center during regular business hours.
St. Mary’s Church in Dorrance will conduct their annual bazaar on the church grounds on Saturday, June 21 from 4 p. m. until 11 p. m. and Sunday, June 22 from 4 p. m. until 10 p. m. The bazaar will feature games, prizes, homemade foods, refreshments and a rummage sale.
St. Jude’s 25th Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, June 27 at Sand Springs Golf Course in Drums, PA. Shotgun start will be at 1 p. m. The cost is $90 per golfer (earns a $25 tuition credit); $75 per junior golfer, under 18 (earns a $10 tuition credit). Hole sponsors are available for $100 (earns a $10 tuition credit). The cost includes green fees, a golf cart, beverages, snacks, and a wonderful dinner with dessert at Sand Springs Club House. All proceeds will benefit the St. Jude School Scholarship Program. For more information, call Olivia at St. Jude School at 570-474-5803.
The 2014 Summer Youth Rally, “Light the Fire”, will be Wed., July 2 at Misericordia University in Dallas. This rally is for students entering 9th through 12th grade in the fall. the cost is $30. For information, visit www.light-the-fire.orgor contact Pam at the Parish Center.
Weekday Masses at St. Jude’s are Monday through Friday at 7 a. m. and Wednesday at 12:10 p. m. Weekday Masses at St. Mary’s are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 8 a. m. Saturday Vigil Masses are 4 p. m. at St. Jude’s and 5:30 p. m. at St. Mary’s. Sunday Masses are 7:30 a. m., 9 a. m., 10:30 a. m. and noon at St. Jude’s and 9 a. m. at St. Mary’s. For further information, call the Parish Center at 570-474-6315.
Parish Center hours are Monday and Wednesday from 9 a. m.-3:30 pm; Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a. m. until 1 p. m; closed on Friday.