St. Mary’s Church Schedules Night At The Races February 24

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. The Ash Wednesday schedule is 8 a. m. and 7 p. m.

Youth Group Summer Mission Trip: Our students will be traveling to Franklin, WV, to volunteer with the Fuller Center for Housing. This program was started by Milton Fuller, who also founded Habitat for Humanity. They will leave Sunday, July 15, and return Saturday July 21. Adult chaperones welcome! Cost for Saint Mary’s students is $200, with fund-raising. No child is ever excluded for ability to pay. For more information come to a YG meeting or call the office.

A Bazaar Planning Meeting is slated Thursday, February 15, at 7 p. m. in the dining room. Please call the office prior to the meeting if you would like to chair a stand. This meeting is for all parishioners. Please come and lend a hand.

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, February 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! A meeting is scheduled Thursday, February 15, at 8 p. m. Please return your horse purchase sheets by February 19, to have your horse included in the program. Forms may be placed in the offertory basket or mailed to the office. We are accepting homemade or purchased bottles of wine for a basket raffle. Wine is also needed by February 19. Table Reservations are also being accepted.

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 more details.

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 or Saturday in the meeting room or hall.

Saint Jude’s Adoration Chapel: In the Gospel today Jesus says “I do wish it. Be made clean.” We all feel that there is something unclean, some fault, within us that needs cleaning up. During Lent, make some extra time to spend with Jesus in the Eucharistic Adoration Chapel at St. Jude’s. He wants to talk to you. He wants to help you. He wants to bring you peace. Spend time with him to experience His peace. The chapel is open 6 a. m. to 9 p. m., every day. If you have questions or to sign up for a regular weekly hour please call Mary Ann or Rob at 570-474-0734.

Carone’s & Weis Gift Cards: Gift cards are available form the parish office in denominations of $25, $50, and $100. Use same as cash. Our parish gets a percentage of all sales. This is a very easy way for parishioners to help raise funds for our parish. Call ahead and your certificates will be ready for pick up after Mass.

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 for emergency. The on call priest will return your call typically within the hour.