St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus Sweetheart Dance February 10

WELCOME! We warmly welcome all visitors! If you are new to our parish community, please be sure to introduce yourself to Fr. Joe. Contact the parish office if you would like to become a member of our parish The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.

Altar Servers Needed: An Altar Server Class is planned in the near future. All youth who have received their First Communion are invited to serve at the Table of the Lord. Families decide the Saturday or Sunday schedule. Please call the parish office to sign up for the class.

Winter Weather Advisory: For eveThe Knights of Columbus invite everyone to their annual Sweethearts’ Dance on Saturday, February 10, at 6 p. m., in the social hall. Tickets are $20 per person and include dinner, beverages, and live music. Tickets will be available soon from any Brother Knight.

Saint Theresa’s Valentine Luncheon-Members of the Guild will have their Valentine Luncheon on Sun., Feb. 11, at Sand Springs Country Club in Drums, at 1 p. m. Total cost of the luncheon is $25. There will be an optional $5 edible or drinkable exchange. Please remember your Secret Pal gift. If you are unable to attend bring your gift in advance to the rectory. RSVP to Molly by Feb. 4, with your choice of soup or salad. Payment may be made in advance or at the luncheon.

Sweets for Shut Ins: Parishioners are invited to donate a sweet treat for our shut-ins; cookies, brownies, candy, individual bags of pretzels, or anything you think appropriate. The Altar & Rosary will package the treats and deliver them on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 10 a. m. Please bring your items to the social hall at that time or on Friday to the meeting room.

Nite at the Races-February 24! Letters were mailed to homes this week. Please return your horse purchase sheets by Feb. 19, to have your horse included in the program. Forms may be placed in the offertory basket or mailed to the office. You may include a table reservation request with your return. Please do not cut your sheets.

For our business owners and sponsors there is an opportunity for advertising in the program. A business card is $25 and a full page is $50. Call the office for details.

Help is needed to plan and set up for this evening. Volunteers are also needed the evening of the event. If you can help please call the parish office., or see Bill Magnotta after Mass.

Altar & Rosary Members are asked to make, bake, or bring a dessert item for the Nite at the Races. Items may be dropped off Friday in the meeting, in the hall (before/after Stations), or Saturday.

Saint Mary’s Parish Office Hours-Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a. m. –3 p. m. -or by appointment. In case of emergency please dial 570-474-6315 and follow the prompts.

Food Collection: St. Mary’s is continuing to collect non-perishable food items for our local families in need. Food Distribution: Parish families who could use an addition to your food pantries are encouraged to call the parish office.