St. Mary’s Youth Group To Meet

WELCOME! We warmly welcome all visitors! If you are new to our parish community, please be sure to introduce yourself to Fr. Joe and Fr. Kevin. Contact the parish office if you would like to become a member of our parish.

The weekend Mass schedule at St. Mary’s Church is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.

Religious Education K-6: Saint Mary’s Religious education classes will begin on Sunday, September

17. Parents and children are to meet in the Church for the first class. The yearly calendar and other important information will be distributed. Classes meet on Sundays 9:50-11

a. m.. Questions: Mrs. Heller 570-379-2647.

Confirmation Students: Classes for ninth grade begin September 10/11. Sunday class is 10:10-11:20 a. m. and Monday is 6:30-7:40 p. m. Please attend on your scheduled day.

Classes for seventh and eighth grade will begin after Columbus Day. Questions: Mrs. Urbanski 570-474-6315, ext. 228 or

Religious Education Mass Cards-There is a blue basket in the back of the Church near the Infant of Prague. Please put your Mass Attendance Cards in the basket.

Registration: Registration forms the 2017-18 school year can be found in the vestibule file holder. Cost is $20 per students (K-6). Forms may be dropped in the offertory basket.

Seminarian Dinner: The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, September 30, from 5-8 p. m., in the social hall. Cost is $10 per person. All proceeds (100%) will be divided between our three seminarians. Take out will be available. Watch upcoming bulletins for details

Youth Group: The first meeting of the year will be held on Sunday, September 10, from 6-8 p. m.. Dinner will be provided. All students in seventh grade and older are encouraged to attend.

The next Bingo will be held on Sunday, September 24, at 1 p. m., in the social hall. $20 -20 games, all paper. Specials. The kitchen will be open. Prizes will include a variety of purses, Vera Bradley, and Polish Pottery. Proceeds benefit Saint Mary’s Youth Ministry Program.

Our Lady of Fatima 100th Anniversary-Our Lady of Fatima Grotto, N. Street, Wilkes-Barre, honors the 100th Anniversary of Our Lady’s Appearance at Fatima on Sunday, September 10. Opening prayer is at 5 p. m. at Chapel of Christ the King, Jackson & Franklin Streets. Procession to Our Lady of Family begins at 5:30 p. m. There will be a speaker, refreshments, and 15 Decade Rosary at the Grotto.

Temporary Liturgy Schedule-Due to the final stages of construction of the new church, the following temporary changes are in effect: Saturday and Sunday Masses at St. Jude will be in the gym.

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. 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.

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.