Wednesdays through Fridays. Lessons And Carols Concert At St.

570-678-7231. Everyone is invited to a concert that tells the story of salvation history in Christ and features the parish music ministry and guest instrumentalists. This annual Lessons and Carols Concert will be held Sunday, December 22 at 7 p. m. in the church. A light reception will follow. This is a wonderful evening of

Scripture andsong. Oplatki ( Christmas wafers) are available in the church by the Advent wreath. The suggesteddonation

is $ 3. The St. Jude School eighth grade class will be selling Church Christmas ornaments after Masses the weekendof December 14/ 15. Theornament is $ 10 and depicts a picture of the church with angels. This will be a beautiful keepsake. Call theschoolat 570-474-

5803 with questions. The Pilgrim Virgin Statue will be at the home of Katherine and Attilio Panzitta through December 14. For more information, call Gloria

at 868-5346. Students in grades 8 through 12 are invited at join others on Sunday, December 15 for a Teen Mass at 6 p. m. in the church. Following Mass, there will be Christmas games, activities, and open gym. The evening willend at 8:

30 p. m. The Social Action Committeeiscollecting Pack-N-Plays, baby swings, high chairs, tubs, gates, and clothes for up to 2 years old for Pennsylvanians for Human Life. Anyone who would like to donate is asked to contact the Parish Center ext. 250 to make arrangements for pick up. No other items

can be accepted. Young adults,

are invited to a Christmas gathering on Monday, December 30 at 6 p. m. in the Day Room of the school. The group will be considering the Christmas message for young Catholics. The evening will also include food, music, and hanging out with old friends and making new ones. RSVP is encouraged by December 27, but last minute decisions areaccepted.Emailpamurb806@ aol. com if you

will be attending. St. Jude and St. Mary’s 2014 group travel event features European Shrines in Portugal, Spain, andFrance, October 13-25, 2014. Join Fr. Jerry to explore the experience the religious and cultural sites of Portugal and Spain as

eventincludes a 13-day tour with air, transfers, travel insurance, guided sightseeing, daily breakfast, 7 dinners, daily Mass andmore. Save $ 100 per person with reservations made by December 31. For more information,goto

www. StJudeEurope. com Weekday Masses

Friday at 7 a. m. andWednesday 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. SundayMasses are 7: 30 a. m., 9a. m., 10: 30 a. m. and noon at St. Jude’s and 9 a. m. at St. Mary’s. For further information, call the ParishCenterat

570-474-6315. Parish Center hours are 9a. m. -7 pm.on Mondays; 7: 30a. m. -4 p. m. on Tuesdays; and 9a. m. -4 p. m.