St. Mary’sAnnounces Parish Society Meetings

St. Mary’s of Dorrance is a welcoming church. The pastor of St. Mary’s is Rev. Joseph Evanko, and Rev. Kevin Mulhern, Assistant Pastor. The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.

If any parishioner is hospitalized or homebound and he/she would like a pastoral visit from our clergy, please notify us at 868.5855.

Rosary & Litany to the Blessed Mother is scheduled Saturday, August 5, at 8 a. m. at Saint Mary’s. All are welcome!

Carone’s & Weis Gift Cards are available from the parish office. Use same as cash. We all eat! Why not use this easy fundraiser to support our parish. Call the office to place your order or drop an order in the offertory basket. Available in $25, $50, or $100.

XLT (Exalt!), will be held Friday, July 28, 7-9 p. m. at Divine Mercy Parish, 312 Davis Street, Scranton, PA. The event, co-sponsored by the Diocesan Vocation Office and Office for Parish Life, will consist of Eucharistic Adoration, praise & worship music by Francis Zelinka (from Full Armor Band), a talk by Jimmy Lipko, reconciliation, and a social. All are welcome. For more information, call 570-780-2996.

The Miracle of Christmas-Mark your calendars for The Miracle of Christmas! The show will be at the Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster, PA, 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 October 15. For more information call Julia 570-379-3034.

Temporary Liturgy Schedule

There will be one daily Mass at St. Mary with a St. Jude intention and a St. Mary intention. 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

Extraordinary ministers of communion for weekday visits will go to St. Mary for the Eucharist.

Office hours are Monday and Wednesday from 9 a. m. to 3 p. m., Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m., or by appointment.

In case of emergency please call 570-474-6315 and follow the prompts for emergency. Your call will be returned as soon as possible by the on call priest., usually within an hour.

The office will be closed July 23-

30, 2017. For immediate needs call Lori at Saint Jude 570-474-6315. She will be happy to assist you.

Parish Society Meetings and Contact information:

Community Outreach-First Monday of even months in the Meeting Room at 6:30 p. m. (Michele 570-868-0168); Knights of Columbus-First Wednesday of the month in the Social Hall at 7:30 p. m. (John 516-241-5297); Saint Theresa’s Guild-Second Tuesday of the month in the Dining Room at 7 p. m. (Terry 570-868-3461); Altar & Rosary-Third Monday of the month in the Dining Room at 7 p. m. (Julia 570-379-3034); and Crochet Group -Every Sunday in the Meeting Room at 6 p. m. (Wende 570-760-3167)