Rosary In The Garden Set September 13At St. Mary’s

St. Mary’s of Dorrance is a welcoming church. The pastor of St. Mary’s is Reverend Joseph Evanko.

The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m. Religious Education classes for K-6 grade will resume on Sunday, September 13. The first class is for students and parents. Please gather in the Church. Classes are held from 9:50 -11a.m.. A few Catechist Aides are still needed. For more information please call Mrs. Heller at 379-2647.

Classes for Eighth Grade begin September 13/14.

Classes for Seventh Grade begin September 20/21.

Seventh and Eighth grade classes are held in St. Jude School on Sundays: 10:10 to 11:20 a. m. or Mondays: 6:30 to 7:40 p. m. Please attend on your scheduled day. For more information call Pam at 474-6315 ext 228.

School Opens This Week! It’s time to be aware of yellow busses and young children on our roadways and in our parking lots.

Please remember to enter our lower parking lot on the grove side and exit on the Church side. Please do not park in front of the Church. That is a drop off/pick up location only. Thank you in advance for your continued cooperation.

Bazaar Wrap Up Meeting will be held on Thursday, September 17 at 7 p. m. in the dining room. Please come as we review this year’s event and help plan for next year. Your voice counts, come and be heard!!

Come while the weather is still warm and recite the Rosary in the Prayer Garden. Join other parishioners on September 13 at 11 a. m. In case of inclement weather recitation will be in the Church. All are invited and encouraged to attend.

Medical Equipment Collection-We have a good supply of walkers, tub chairs, etc available for those 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.

Office Hours are Monday and Wednesday from 9 a. m. to 3:30 p. m., Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a. m. to 1 p. m. and closed on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday or by appointment.

For immediate assistance during these weeks please call 474-6315 ext 221. Lori will be happy to assist you.

In case of emergency please call 570-474-6315 and follow the prompts for emergency. Your call will be returned as soon as possible by the on call priest.

Our Youth Group Kickoff Meeting will be held on Sunday, September 20 from 6-8 p. m. in the social hall. Youth group is for all students in seventh grade and older. We will plan our activities for the year at this meeting.

Vera Bradley/Polish Pottery BINGO will be held on Sunday, Oct 4 at 1 p. m. in the social hall. $20-20 games! Specials and door prizes. Doors open at noon. The kitchen will be open!

The Youth Group is selling Boscov’s “Friends Helping Friends” shopping passes. The $5 shopping pass is good for one day only, Tuesday, October 20, 2015. The pass entitles you to 25% off most items in the store, refreshments, and a chance to win a $100 or $500 shopping spree. To purchase a pass please call the office or ask any member.

Many folks requested pierogi for the Christmas Season! This is a huge undertaking especially during this busy time of year. Orders would be pre-order -pre-pay only. We are considering this based on the number of people we can commit to help make them. If you would be able to help make pierogi please call the parish office. To date only two people two people have called to volunteer.

This month’s item for the Loaves & Fishes Program to benefit The Saint Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen in W-B is Peanut Butter.

Clergy Contact Information (not to be used for emergencies): Rev. Joseph Evanko, 474-6315 ext 227, Email:;and Rev. Jeffrey Tudgay, 474-6315 ext 226, Email: