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Church Annual Cantata December 22 St. Jude Parish Christmas

Mass schedule isas follows: December 24 -Christmas Eve -4 p. m., 7 p. m., and midnightwith carols beginning

at 11: 30p. m. December25

-Christmas Day -8 a. m.,

10 a. m., and noon. The Parish Center will be closing at noon on Friday, December 20 and will be closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25. The office will reopen on Thursday, December

26 at 9 a. m. St. Mary’s Advent Reconciliation Service will be held on Thursday, December 19 at 6

p. m.in the church. Oplatki ( Christmas wafers) are available in St. Jude’s Church by the Advent wreath.The

suggested donation is $ 3. The Pilgrim Virgin Statue will be at the home of Bridget, Kevin, Drew,

and Erin Barno through December 21. For moreinformation,

call Gloria at 868-5346. Everyone is invited to a concert that tells the story of salvation history in Christ and features the parish music ministry and guest instrumentalists. This annual Lessons and Carols Concert will be held Sunday, December 22 at 7 p. m. in the church. A light reception will follow. This is a wonderful

evening of Scripture and song. St. Jude and St. Mary’s 2014 group travel event features European Shrines in Portugal,Spain, and France, October 13-25, 2014. Join Fr. Jerry to explore the experience the religious and cultural sites of Portugal and Spain as well as Lourdes in France. Thetravel event includes a 13-day tour with air, transfers, travel insurance, guided sightseeing, daily breakfast, 7 dinners, dailyMass and more. Save $ 100 per person with reservations made by December 31. Formoreinformation,

go to www. StJudeEurope. com All St. Jude Church contributions for 2013 must be received or postmarked by December 31, 2013 in order for your tax deductible contributions to show on your 2013 statement. Your continued use of the envelope system or electronic giving are the only method we have

to correctly itemize your gifts. The SocialActionCommittee is collecting Pack-N-Plays, baby swings, high chairs, tubs, gates, and clothes for up to 2 years old Jude’s Lists Christmas Mass Schedule Anyone who would like to donate is asked to contact the Parish Center ext. 250 to make arrangements for pick up. No

other items can be accepted. Weekday Masses at St. Jude’s are Monday through Friday at 7 a.m. and Wednesday at 12: 10 p. m. Weekday Masses at St. Mary’s are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 8 a. m. Saturday Vigil Masses are 4 p. m.at St. Jude’s and 5: 30 p. m. at St.Mary’s. Sunday Masses are 7: 30 a.m., 9 a. m., 10: 30 a. m. and noon at St. Jude’s and 9 a. m. at St. Mary’s. For further information, calltheParish

Center at 570-474-6315. Parish Center hoursare 9 a. m. -7 pm. on Mondays;7: 30 a. m. -4 p. m. on Tuesdays;and 9 a. m. -4