St. Jude Youth Sponsoring Car Wash

Students who will be attending the National Catholic Youth Conference will sponsor a Car Wash on Saturday, June 27 from 9 a. m. until 3 p. m. in the parking lot of St. Jude Church. The cost is $5 to have your car washed and $7 to have your car washed and vacuumed.

The following young people received Religious Awards recently: Sarah Stettler and Ella Urosevich -“I Live My Faith” medal; Devyn Boich, Patrick Curley, Molly Dugan, Regina Pirolli, Madison Stoltz, Emily Thomas, and McKaylia Ward -“Marian” medal; Bridget Dugan and Randi Kuhar -“Spirit Alive” medal; Lainey Conway and Mary Kate Banford -“Family of God” medal.

Light the Fire Summer Youth Rally will be held Wednesday, July 1 at Misericordia University for students entering ninth through twelfth grades in the Fall. The cost is $30 which includes bus transportation to and from the event, lunch and dinner. The closing Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Bambera. The day will include time with friends, faith exploration, Reconciliation, and awesome music. Topics will include how to live out your faith, avoiding temptation, peer pressure, how to deal with stress, and finding God in hard times. Those attending are asked to be at St. Jude’s between 8 a. m. and 8:15 a. m. The bus will leave St. Jude’s at 8:30 a. m. and return at approximately10:30 p. m. Registration forms are due June 26 and may be found at www.stjc.organd click on youth ministry. Questions may be directed to Pam at the Parish Center or email

Fr. Jerry will be preaching all the Masses at St. Jude Church the weekend of June 27/28. St. Jude Parish will have a reception after the noon Mass on June 28 in the St. Jude School cafeteria. All are welcome to come and wish him well on his new journey.

Parishioners are invited to the St. Mary’s in Dorrance bazaar on June 27 from 4 p. m. until 11 p. m. and June 28 from 4 p. m. until 10 p. m. Homemade food and games for all ages will be featured.

Religious Education registration is being conducted. Students in a sacrament year (2nd and 8th) will have a flat fee upfront of $75.00. Instead of paying a registration fee and a sacramental fee later in the year, you will only have a one-time fee. Any students in a non-sacramental year will pay a $40 flat fee to equal no greater than $100.00 total for your family. Registering after July 15th will result in a late fee of $10 per child. Registration is quick and easy on our website at click on the Education tab and follow the link to Religious Education. You are able to make your payment directly online, as well. Any questions can be directed to Erin O’Dea at the Parish Center or always, any concerns or financial hardships can be discussed with Father Joe: jevanko@stjc.orgor by calling the Parish Center.

Weekday Masses at St. Jude’s are Monday through Friday at 7 a. m. and Wednesday at 12:10 p. m. Weekday Masses at St. Mary’s are Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 8 a. m. Saturday Vigil Masses are 4 p. m. at St. Jude’s and 5:30 p. m. at St. Mary’s. Sunday Masses are 7:30 a. m., 9 a. m., 10:30 a. m. and noon at St. Jude’s and 9 a. m. at St. Mary’s. For further information, call the Parish Center at 570-474-6315. Parish Center hours are Monday and Wednesday from 9 a. m. until 3:30 pm; Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a. m. until 1 p. m; closed on Friday and Saturday; Sunday from 8:30 a. m. until 12:30 pm.