St. Mary’s of Dorrance is a welcoming church. The pastor of St. Mary’s is Rev. Joseph Evanko, and Rev. Kevin Mulhern is Assistant Pastor. The weekend Mass schedule is Saturday at 5:30 p. m. and Sunday at 9 a. m.
Religious Education: Mass Cards-There is a blue basket in the back of the Church near the Infant of Prague. Please put your Mass Attendance Cards in the basket.
Carone’s & Weis Gift Cards are available from the parish office. Use same as cash. We all eat! Why not use this easy fundraiser to support our parish. Call the office to place your order or drop an order in the offertory basket. Cards are available in $25, $50, or $100. denominations.
Rosary & Litany to the Blessed Mother is scheduled Saturday, August 5, at 8 a. m., at Saint Mary’s. All are welcome!
The Miracle of Christmas-Mark your calendars for The Miracle of Christmas! The show will be at the Sight and Sound Theatre in Lancaster, PA, on Tuesday, November 14. The Cost, $125 adults and $70 children, includes the show, transportation & tip, and dinner and gratuity at Miller’s Smorgasbord. Half payment is due with reservation. Final payment is due by October 15. For more information call Julia 570-379-3034.
Liturgy Schedule-All St. Jude Daily Masses (Mon-Fri) will be held at 8 a. m. in St. Mary’s, Dorrance Church
Temporary Liturgy Schedule-Due to the final stages of construction of the new church, Saturday and Sunday Masses at St. Jude will be in the gym.
There will be one daily Mass at St. Mary with a St. Jude intention and a St. Mary intention.
All funerals, weddings, baptisms will be celebrated at St. Mary Church during this time
Sacrament of Reconciliation will be held at 4:30 p. m. at St. Mary’s or by appointment. While we have Mass in the gym there will not be 3 p. m. confessions at St. Jude
Weekend Masses will remain the same times with the St. Jude masses to be celebrated in the gym.
Entrance to St. Jude gym will be through both school entrances with handicap parking and entrance in the rear.
St. Jude Adoration chapel will be closed until new church is dedicated. Adorers are asked to sign up for times on the new chart in the present chapel.
Extraordinary ministers of communion for weekday visits will go to St. Mary for the Eucharist.
Extraordinary ministers of communion for Sunday visits will receive Eucharist after or before Masses in the gym.
Gift Cards can be picked up or purchased at the table in the hallway outside the main entrance to the gym as usual around the Sunday Masses
Office hours are Monday and Wednesday are from 9 a. m. -3 p. m.; and Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a. m. -1 p. m. or by appointment.
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. Usually within an hour.
The office will be closed until July 30, 2017. For immediate needs please call Lori at Saint Jude 570-474-6315.
The office will reopen Monday, July 31, at 9 a. m.
Mark your calendars! Saint Jude Picnic is August 11, 12, and 13.