St. Jude’s Notes UpcomingActivities

St. Jude’s Catholic Church services are Saturday: 4 p. m. and Sunday: 8:30 a. m. and 11 a. m.

New parish office hours are Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a. m.-3 p. m.; Friday and Saturday: closed and Sunday: 9:30 a. m.-12:30 p. m.

The Annual St. Jude Community Howl-o-ween Dance will be held Friday, October 27th from 6:30-9 p. m. at St. Jude School. Pumpkin painting, games, food and dancing. Children and adult costume contest! Parents and students in grades 7-12 are needed as well as bake sale items. To sign up or volunteer, email Carrie at

Religious Education classes for K-6 will not meet Sunday, October 29th.

The Religious Education teacher in-service will take place that day from 9:30-11 a. m.

Classes will run as scheduled on Monday, October 28.

Any parishioners in grade 8 through adult who would like to join the Adult Choir, please contact the Coordinator of Music, Joe Dubinski at 570-474-6315, ext. 247.

Grandparents Program-Calling all grandparents interested in talking about faith with your grandchildren in a new way. The first session will be scheduled based upon those who register. Contact Carrie Grandzol at

CLOW, Children’s Liturgy of the Word, is back. Each week at 8:30 a. m., children are invited to leave Mass before the 1st Reading with our CLOW teachers and come to learn about God’s message. Children will come back to Mass during the Offertory procession. Parents and students in grades 7-12 are invited to come with us to assist. For more information Contact Carrie Grandzol at

Feed-a-Friend-St. Jude Parish will participate with St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in the Feed-a-Friend program that helps supply Thanksgiving food bags for families in the Mountain Top area.

Suggested nonperishable food items include: boxes of stuffing mix, pie crust mix, Bisquik, Jello, pudding, instant potatoes, and hot roll mix and cans of vegetables, fruit, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, pumpkin, applesauce, soup and pie filling. No glass please.

Items may be dropped off at the church and placed in containers located in the Narthex marked Feed-a-Friend until Friday, November 17.

Holy Redeemer High School is hosting a Night at the Races on Saturday, November 4th. Doors open at 5:45 p. m. and post time is at 7 p. m. Must be 21 or older. Contact igkosik@comcast.netor

Holy Redeemer to sponsor a horse ($100), buy a horse ($10) or make a