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.
Next Sunday, May 17 the second grade students will receive their First Holy Communion. Please remember them in your prayers this week as they prepare for this most holy day.
Knights of Columbus will meet Wednesday, June 3 at 7:30 p. m. in the social hall. For information on becoming a Knight call Tony 868-8401 or John 379-3721.
The Rosary in the Prayer Garden will resume Wednesday, May 13 at 11 a. m. The Rosary will continue on the thirteenth of every month at 11 a. m. The Rosary will move indoors in the fall.
Bazaar 2015 will be held Saturday, June 27 from 4-11 p. m., and Sunday, June 28 from 4-10 p. m.
Our next meeting is Thursday, May 28 at 7 p. m. in the dining room. Babysitting is available! Booth chairs needed for a few stands (Big 6, Animal Ring Toss, and Candy Toss) For more information call John at 570-379-3721. Items Needed: Theme Baskets and wine & spirits during office hours. Baskets may be donated by families and/or businesses. This will help us budget our time and expenses more efficiently.
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.
Raffle Tickets were mailed this week. If you did not receive yours please call the office to update your contact information.
Pierogi Making: Help is needed for this huge project on Sat. and Sun., June 13 & 14 at 9a.m.., and Mon.-Thurs., June 15-18 immediately following Mass.
Saint Mary’s Community Outreach Team will meet Monday, June 15 at 6:30 p. m. in the meeting room. Questions: Call Michele Clark at 570-868-0168.
The Crochet Group meets on Sundays at 6 p. m. Come learn a new skill, make new friends, and help others! In addition to afghans, the group makes our beautiful Baptismal Bibs. For more information call Sandy at 570-868-5795 or Wende at 570-868-3151.
The Outreach Committee is raffling off a beautiful Hand Made Afghan! Chances are being sold after Mass for $1 or 15 for $10. The winning ticket will be drawn May 31 after Mass. The Committee is collecting gently used small medical equipment to be loaned out to people in need. Please call Michele Clark if you have walkers, tub chairs, canes, bedside toilets or other items you would like to donate, or if you would like to borrow any items.
American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held on Sunday, June 7 from 8:30 a. m. to 1:30 p. m. in the social hall. Appointment sheets are in the back of the church. Blood supplies are very low during summer months. Please give the gift of life. For information call 1-800-RED CROSS.