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.
Registration for Religious Education classes after Masses the weekend of July 26 and 27. Registration forms are in the vestibule of the Church in the file folder. Call Mrs. Patricia Heller at 570-379-2647 with questions.
St. Theresa’s Guild will meet Tuesday, August 12 at 7 p. m. in the social . To join or for information call Julia at 570-379-3034.
Altar & Rosary Society will meet Monday, July 21 at 7 p. m. in the meeting room. New members welcome. For more information please call Maureen 379.3721.
Knights of Columbus will meet Wed., Aug 6 at 7:30 p. m. in the social hall. For information call Tony at 570-868-8401, or John at 570-379-3721.
On Thurs., July 17, John Boylan, the K of C insurance agent will speak on alternatives to 401Ks, life insurance and many more new retirement alternatives The meeting will be at 7:30 p. m. in the social hall. All are welcome to attend.
St. Mary’s Community Outreach Team will meet Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30 p. m. in the meeting room. Rosaries are made prior to the meeting beginning at 6 p. m. The Crochet Group meets on Sundays at 6 p. m. Questions regarding the Team can be directed to Michele: 570-868-0168. Questions for crochet or rosaries: Sandy: 570-868-5795 or Wende: 570-868-3151.
Hospital Visits-It has been called to our attention that parishioners have been hospitalized and didn’t get a visit from our clergy. We are not always made aware of one’s hospital stay. Please give our parish name “Saint Mary’s Dorrance” upon admittance, or call our Parish Office at 570-868-5855 if you wish a pastoral visit.
Sanctuary Candle-There are a few weeks available in 2014 to have the Sanctuary Candle lit “in memory of” or “in honor of” a loved one. Please call the parish office for available dates.