St. Mary’s of Dorrance is a welcoming church. The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.
Altar & Rosary Society-The ladies will meet July 17, at 6 p. m. at the home of Julia Vencak, 548 Deere Run Lane, Wapwallopen. This is a covered dish dinner meeting. Please call Julia for more information.
West Virginia Trip-Our students and chaperones will be in Rainelle, WV, July 23-29. A few people asked what we could use for the trip. We are accepting donations of pasta, pasta sauce, cereal, pancake mix and syrup, peanut butter & jelly, baggies, brown bags, dry drink mix, Gatorade, and lunch size packages of cookies, granola, fruit, etc. Items can be put in boxes in Church or dropped off at the parish office.
There is a Parent/Student meeting on Sunday, July 16, for everyone attending the WV trip. There are currently no spots available. If interested in the trip please call the office to be added to the waiting list.
Mass of Remembrance for persons who have died in particularly tragic circumstances –this will be celebrated at the Cathedral of St. Peter on Thursday, July 13, at 7 p. m. A simple reception follows the Mass. More detailed information will be coming soon.
The Miracle of Christmas-Mark your calendars for The Miracle of Christmas! The show will be at the Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster, on Tuesday, November 14. The Cost, $125 adults and $70 children, includes the show, transportation & tip, and dinner and gratuity at Miller’s Smorgasbord. Half payment is due with reservation. Final payment is due by Oct. 15. For information call Julia 570-379-3034.
Liturgy Schedule-All St. Jude Daily Masses (Mon-Fri) will be held at 8 a. m. in St. Mary’s, Dorrance Church.
This week we welcome Fr. Kevin to our St. Mary and Saint Jude Parish communities. Please stop and welcome Fr. Kevin when you see him.
There will be one daily Mass at St. Mary with a St. Jude intention and a St. Mary intention. The Church provides for two intentions at one Mass for emergency pastoral reasons and a short period of time. This will enable us not to fall behind on daily mass intentions.
All funerals, weddings, baptisms will be celebrated at St. Mary Church during this time
Sacrament of Reconciliation will be held at 4:30 p. m. at St. Mary’s or by appointment. While we have Mass in the gym there will not be 3 p. m. confessions at St. Jude
Weekend Masses will remain the same times with the St. Jude masses to be celebrated in the gym.
Entrance to St. Jude gym will be through both school entrances with handicap parking and entrance in the rear.
St. Jude Adoration chapel will
be closed until new church is dedicated. Adorers are asked to sign up for times on the new chart in the present chapel.
Extraordinary ministers of communion for weekday visits will go to St. Mary for the Eucharist.
Extraordinary ministers of communion for Sunday visits will receive Eucharist after or before Masses in the gym.
Gift Cards can be picked up or purchased at the table in the hallway outside the main entrance to the gym as usual around the Sunday Masses