St. Mary’s of Dorrance is a welcoming church. The pastor of St. Mary’s is Reverend Joseph Evanko, and Reverend Gerald Shantillo, Assistant Pastor. The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.
Triduum Schedule: Holy Thursday, 7 p. m. Good Friday, 3 p. m. Holy Saturday, 8 p. m.
Easter Sunday, 9 and 10:30 a. m.
The Light is on For You: Confessions heard every Monday during lent from 5:30-7 p. m.. at Saint Jude Church.
The parish will share a Seder Meal on Thursday, April 10 at 6 p. m. in the social hall. Please sign up on the sheet in front of the cry room. There is no cost for the meal, but donations will be accepted.
Religious Education family envelopes are going home this weekend. Registration forms for next year are included. Registration forms for new students are on the table in front of the cry room. Please be aware there is a mandatory two-year prep for all sacraments.
The seventh grade students will be helping with the Seder Meal on Thursday, April 10. Students are asked to arrive at 4 p. m. to help with set-up.
The next meeting of the Altar & Rosary Society is Tuesday, April 22 at 7 p. m. in the meeting room. Please note the day change due to Easter. Election of officers will be held at this meeting. The ladies will not have a Communion Sunday in April.
The Altar & Rosary Society is taking orders for Easter Rolls; Apricot, Poppy Seed, Prune, and Nut will be available for $8. Call Susan Miller at 868-6983 or Michele Clark April through 11. Roll picked-up: April 17 after 12 noon in the rectory meeting room.
Calling all Brother Knights. The Knights are in need of 12 apostles for Holy Thursday. The next meeting is Wednesday, May 7 at 7:30 p. m. in the social hall. For information on becoming a member call Tony 868.8401, or John 379.3721.
Lenten Reconciliation Night-Father Joe & Father Jerry will be here on Wednesday, April 9 from 6-9 p. m. to hear your Confession. Confession is also heard every Saturday at 4:30 and every Monday at Saint Jude (during Lent) from 5:30-7:00 p. m.
Extraordinary Ministers, Lectors, and Altar Servers are asked to sign up for Holy Week and Easter Masses based on their availability. Sheets are in the sacristy. (Or call the office to be added to the schedule.) Please sign up early.
The boats are coming in full of fish for the fish fry, so keep your stomachs empty! Tickets will be available after Mass the weekend of April 5/6. Adults: $9 Children: 5 1 piece of fish and one side.
The ladies are selling beautiful Palm Crosses very reasonably priced at $10. Crosses are available after all Masses and will be sold until Palm Sunday. For more information please call Maureen Baab. 570.868.3721
The Youth Group is having their Spring Vera Bradley/Coach BINGO on Sun, May 4. Doors open at noon, and BINGO starts at 1 p. m. Proceeds benefit the mission trip to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity.
Members of Girl Scout Troop 33320 continue collect household items to be placed in gift baskets for women of Ruth’s Place. Boxes will be in the social hall until the end of April.