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.
The Knights of Columbus will meet Wednesday, October 1 at 7:30p.m. in the social hall For more information on becoming a member call Tony, 868.8401 or John, 379.3721.
The next meeting of St. Theresa’s Guild will be will be held on Tuesday, October 14 at 7p.m. in the social hall. Thank you to our new officers who will be initiated on Sunday, October 5 after Mass; President: Terry Miller, VP: Mary Joan Petros, Treasurer: Mary Ann Herron, and Secretary: Patricia Heller. To join the Guild or for more information call Julia Vencak at 570-379-3034.
The December Lottery Calendars are available from any guild member. Two numbers for a $5 donation. All calendar returns are due to Mary Ann Herron by November 8.
Mark your calendars for the Annual Turkey BINGO to be held on Sunday, November 9 at 1 p. m. in the social hall. Prize donations are being accepted. Please contact Terry Miller if you have a donation at 570-868-3461.
St. Mary’s Community Outreach Team will meet Tuesday, October 14 at 6:30 p. m. in the meeting room. Rosaries are made prior to the meeting beginning at 6 p. m. Questions: Michele Clark 868.0168.
The Crochet Group meets on Sundays at 6 p. m. Questions for crochet or rosaries: Sandy: at 570-868-5795 or Wende at 570-868-3151.
Saint Mary’s will hold their annual Chicken BBQ on Saturday, September 20 Time 4-8p.m.. Crafters are invited to set up tables at this event. Cost is only $10 per table. Call the office for more information.
Roast Beef Dinner will be held Saturday, November 1 from 3-7 p. m. Help is needed.
There will be a meeting on Monday, September 29 at 7 p. m. in the dining room. All are invited to attend this meeting. Help will be also be needed to clean and cut the potatoes, set up and, break down the hall, wash dishes, and help serve the meal. Calling all Bakers! Desserts are needed for the dinner.
St. Mary’s is participating in the Loaves and Fishes Program to benefit the Saint Vince de Paul Soup Kitchen. This month’s item is Ketchup. Baskets are in Church.
New offertory envelopes will be arriving soon. Please call the office, drop information in the collection basket, or e-mail the office with any updated information.