Prayerful Sympathy is extended to the families of Francis Donahue, Ann Marie Lechak and Joanne Nice, our parish family members, Maureen Lucchino, sister-in-law of our parish family member, Robert Lucchino and Michael Rowlands, brother of our parish family member, Mary Modrow. Please remember Francis, Ann Marie, Joanne, Maureen and Michael in prayer, along with their family and friends, during this difficult time of loss, pain and adjustment.
Prayerful Birthday Wishes to Dorothy Zolner as she celebrates 93 years of Our Lord’s Blessings!
3rd Banns of Marriage are announced between David Brozena of our parish family and Allison Scalzo of St. Joseph Marello, Pittston.
Coming Soon: “Resurrection” to the kneelers in our pews!
Parish Logo T-Shirts and Polo Shirts
On display in our vestibule this weekend are samples of our parish logo t-shirts and polo shirts in royal blue which help to support the efforts of our Social Concerns Committee. For more information, please call Judy at 570-430-9804 or Barbara at 570-779-4176. Deepest Prayerful Gratitude to all who make this possible.
Next weekend we celebrate 1st Communion. Please keep our 1st Eucharist Class, Teachers, and their Families in your prayers during these final days of preparation. Thanks!
Faith Formation / Ministry News
Faith Formation Classes will be held as usual this week.
Movie Night: Saturday, April 28th after the 4PM Mass, a viewing of the movie “Coco” will be held in the church basement. Refreshments will be provided.
Baptismal Instruction – The next class will be held on Monday, May 7th at 7PM in the church hall. If you are expecting or recently had a baby, please call the rectory office to register for this class.
New Ministry Schedule: we will begin working on the new schedule for June/July. If there is a particular weekend, you do not wish to be scheduled, please contact the rectory office by May 9th.
Choir Practice – Thursday, May 3rd at 7PM. New members are always welcome!
1st Friday Calls will be made as usual this week.
Litany to the Sacred Heart will be prayed after Mass on Friday, May 4th.
Prayer Shawl Meeting and Work Session will be held on Tuesday, May 8th at 6PM in the church hall. All are invited and welcome to join our ministry. If someone you know needs a prayer shawl please contact the rectory. Your help is needed: 30 Afghans have been made for this year’s bazaar, 20 more are still needed. If you aren’t able to attend a meeting, but want to donate a lap robe, shawl or afghan, please contact the rectory office. Thanks!
If you aren’t able to make an afghan, monetary donations are most welcome and appreciated. They can be made via collection basket (place in an envelope marked “Yarn/Afghans”) or sent to the rectory office. Thank You for helping us to help others.
Video for “Relics of the Passion” coming soon. – Watch Bulletin for details!
Mother’s Day Mass Intentions
Mother’s Day Cards and Spiritual Bouquet envelopes are available in our church vestibule. Intentions will be prayed at all Masses on Mother’s Day, as well as designated Masses throughout the month of May. Thank you for continuing this beautiful prayerful tradition of honoring our living and deceased Mothers.
Pierogie Making for our Bazzar begins Monday, May 14th and continues each Monday (except Memorial Day, May 28th) thru July 23rd. Please mark your calendars and plan to join the fun of our Pierogie Pinching Parties from 8AM onward. No experience necessary! Pierogie Prep starts at 7:30AM each Sunday before a Pierogie Monday. Volunteers for Sunday & Monday are most welcome & appreciated!
“Treasures” may be brought to our church hall Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays from 8AM to 12Noon beginning Monday, May 14th. Look for items around your home that are no longer used or wanted, but still serviceable. Please remember, we are unable to accept clothing, encyclopedias, stuffed animals, or TVs.
Capital Campaign Payments are due. Please place payment in an envelope marked “Capital Campaign” and drop in the collection basket or send to the rectory. Thank you!
Easter Flowers available to take home – Some of the beautiful plants that adorned our Sanctuary – are now available – in the church hall. Look for your “adopt-a-flower” card! Deepest Prayerful Gratitude to all who “blossomed!”