Holy Mother of Sorrows PNCC
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.-John 13:34


News, Information, and Calendar



Upcoming Events:

Annual Chicken BBQ – July 20

Dupont Weekend in Waymart – July 26 - 28

Dozynki and Flea Market – September 7 – 8

Special General Synod - October 25 (Friday)


Hall Rental: For info call Carol Bondurich (she takes hall reservations at 570-654-8991



Sundays Masses are celebrated at 8 AM and 10:30 AM



Address change If you or your family members changed the address, please update it in our church records. 




 56th Annual Open Pit Chicken Barbeque will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2019 on the Holy Mother of Sorrows church grounds, 212 Wyoming Avenue, Dupont, PA,  from 12 PM to 6 PM.  Dinner includes: half a chicken, French fries, coleslaw, roll, dessert and beverage. This event is sponsored by YMS of R.  Donation is $12.00   



                               “Dupont Weekend” in Waymart – July 26-28, 2019

Our Parish sponsors a “Dupont Weekend” to be used as a spiritual, recreational, and fraternal activity to help unite the members of our congregation at Bishop Hodur Retreat and Recreation Center in Waymart, PA in July 26-28, 2019  

Holy Mother of Sorrows Parish would sponsor half of the lodging rate to stay at the camp for children and adults. The remaining half is paid by the individual. Rates for children ages 4-17 are $15 weekday rate and $20 for the weekend rate. Rates for adults 18 and older are $17 weekday rate and $22 for the weekend rate. Holy Mother of Sorrows Parish will pay for food for the weekend.  This includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner Friday; on Saturday breakfast, a light lunch and a Catered Dinner open to all members of the church at 6 PM (This would be open to all parishioners, who would like to come up just for the day).   Holy Mass during the “Dupont” weekend will be celebrated on Saturday, July 27 at 5 PM at Waymart.  All are invited to attend.

There are sign up lists for Dupont Weekend and Dinner in the church’s vestibule. Please sign up for:                                      

·          The Family Dinner during “Dupont Weekend” in Waymart – July 27, 2019 Saturday at 6 PM.  It will be catered dinner (free of charge) so we need to get a head count of people coming up just for the day and dinner).  List is placed in the church vestibule. Sign up by July 21, 2019

·          The camp and lodging (separate list) if you attending the Dupont Weekend. List how many days you will stay for the night. If you are only coming for the day, please sign up too (for the food count purpose)-Sign up by July 21




Dozynki/Harvest Festival Meetings will be held on Sundays, August 4 and 18, 2019 at 9 AM in the Parish Hall.   Meetings are open to all parishioners.



                                                Dożynki Weekend Schedule

·          Giant Flea Market will be held on our church's grounds on Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 8 AM to 2 PM

·          43rd Annual Polish Harvest “Dożynki” Festival will be held on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 12 PM to 7 PM (Raffle drawings at 6 PM). Only one Mass will be celebrated on Dożynki day at 10:30 AM.

                - Blessing of the wreath will be held in the Church at 12:00 PM

-          Live music for your entertainment and enjoyment from 2 PM till 6 PM


Dożynki Donors List We are seeking this year donations to defray the cost of the Dożynki as we have done in the past.  However, we are going to post the list of the donations received at the Dożynki.  Those folks that donate $100.00 will be listed as "Gold" donors, $50.00, "Silver" donors and $25.00 are bronze donors.  We hope that we can count on your continued support.    


Bake Sale Please fill out a form and put it into the “Dozynki Forms” Box or call Gloria Kaspriskie at 570-655-0981 to give her your verbal request and she will mark you down as to what delicious baked goods you will be donating.


Basket Raffle Please, fill out a form if you would like to donate a basket (at a minimum of $50.00) and put it into the “Dozynki Forms” Box.  If you are unable to make a basket, you may donate money and we will make a basket to correspond with your prize.


Jar Game (Combined) We are asking if you could donate a prize of your choice at a minimum of $25.00. Please fill out a form and put into the “Dozynki Forms” Box.


Monetary Donations Anyone who desires to donate to festival to defray the expenses (tent, prizes, food, band, etc.) is welcome to do so.  The Dozynki Donation Envelope is inside your “Donation Box” Set and is dated August 4, 2019.


2019 Education and Youth Commission Raffle:  The Education & Youth Commission of the Polish National Union of America is once again hosting a raffle to benefit our College Stipend Program.  The raffle will be held on December 5th, 2019 @ the PNU Home Office, 1006 Pittston Avenue, Scranton, Pa.   Donations for these tickets are $5.00 each or 3 tickets for $10.00. 

First Prize – $400 cash; Second Prize – Amazon Echo; Third Prize-  $100 cash 

Raffle tickets are placed by the Bulletins, in the church vestibule.