First Holy Communion Slated May 17At St. Mary’s Church

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.

All parishioners are invited to join the Choir! Practice is Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30 p. m. in the church. The choir will sing for First Holy Communion on Sunday, May 17 at 9 a. m. Questions please call Keri 868-6420 or see her after Mass.

Religious Education Registration forms and payment ($20 per student) are due as soon as possible. Forms can be found in the vestibule. All sacraments require a two-year prep.

American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Sunday, June 7 from 8 a. m. to 1p.m. in the social hall. Appointment sheets will be in the back of the Church in May or 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Habitat for Humanity Trip-Our students again have the opportunity to travel to Franklin, WV July 19-25, 2015 to volunteer for HFH. Information and applications are available at the Apr 26 youth group meeting or from the office. TAdults/ Parents welcome! Depart: Sun, July 19—Return: Sat, July 25. This is a very busy season for

table/chair rentals. Please call the office before removing anything from the social hall.

If any parishioner or a loved one is hospitalized or homebound and would like a pastoral visit from our clergy, please notify us at 868-5855.

Bazaar 2015-Saturday, June 27 from 4-11 p. m., and Sunday, June 28 from 4-10 p. m. The next meeting is Thursday, May 28, at 7 p. m. in the dining room. Babysitting is available! Call 570-379-3721 for informaiton. Items Needed: Donations of Theme Baskets and wine and spirits in the parish office. Baskets may be donated by families and/or businesses.

Rummage Sale items can be dropped off beginning Monday, June 8 during office hours. Please no clothing, shoes, or stuffed animals. Softly used household items, books, toys, etc. will be accepted. Please note: new toys, games, and stuffed animals will be accepted.

Raffle Tickets are ready for pick up! Please take your envelopes home to help defray the cost of postage. Return your tickets by June 10 for a chance to win $100.