St. Mary’s of Dorrance is a welcoming church. The pastor of St. Mary’s is Rev. Joseph Evanko, and Rev. Jeffrey Tudgay, Assistant Pastor. The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.
The following children received the Sacrament of Reconciliation for the first time: Carmen Tindol-Arledge, Emily Duda, Chelsea Erwine, Jessica Langan, Juliana Mylet, Aaliyah Rominski, Joseph Stout, and Sean Venturi.
Please congratulate them and offer words of encouragement as they prepare to celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist in May. Each child will be wearing a cross pin to Church and to Religious Education classes until May.
KOC Sweethearts’ Dance-The Knights of Columbus are hosting their Annual Sweethearts’ Dance on Saturday, February 11 beginning at 6 p. m. The evening includes dinner, dancing, and refreshments. Cost is $20 per person. Tickets can be purchased after Mass or from any Brother Knight.
Calling all Knights: Help is needed to set up for the Sweethearts’ Dance on Saturday, February 11 at 9 a. m. in the social hall. The more hands the lighter the load.
Hazardous Weather Conditions-In the event that Crestwood closes or delays school due to inclement weather daily Mass will be cancelled.
Pilgrimage to Spain and Portugal for Our Lady of Fatima Centennial-Bishop Joseph C. Bambera invites the faithful to join him on a special pilgrimage to Spain and Portugal in honor of the 100th anniversary of Our Lady of Fatima’s appearance to three young shepherd children in 1917. The pilgrimage will take place September 18-26, 2017 and will include Masses celebrated by the Bishop and visits to many sacred and historic sites, including nearly two days in Fatima where the Marian apparitions occurred. Cost: $3,695 per person -double occupancy; and $4,195 per person -single occupancy
Initial deposit : $500 per person to confirm. Full payment due June 24, 2017. A Valid US Passport is Required for this trip. Arrangements through TravelWorld 1-800-828-6029.
Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass & Celebration-His Excellency, the Most Reverend Joseph C. Bambera, D. D.,J. C. L., Bishop of Scranton and the Office for Parish Life wish to invite couples celebrating their 25th or 50th wedding anniversary in 2017 to a diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass to be held on Sunday, June 11, 2017. The event includes a 2:30 P. M. Mass at St. Peter’s Cathedral, Scranton followed by a reception. Requests for an invitation, with a mailing address, should be made through your Parish Office before March 13.
Tickets for Jonah Still Available-Reserve your tickets for “Jonah” before it’s too late. The show is at the Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Cost $125 per adult and $70 per child (3-12) includes the show, dinner at Hershey Farms, and transportation. A 50% nonrefundable deposit is due with reservation. Payment in full is due by March 5, 2017. Sorry, absolutely NO REFUNDS. Questions: Alice Albertson 570-379-2629 between 6:30-8 p. m.(M-F).