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



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


                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Coffee Hour - On Sunday at 9 AM in the Parish Hall



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


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 August 3-5, 2018    

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 people who are older and can’t physically stay at the retreat, but would like to come up for the day.)   Holy Mass during the “Dupont” weekend will be celebrated on Saturday, August 4 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 – August 4, 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 29

·          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 29



                           Flea Market and Dożynki Weekend Schedule

Giant Outdoor Flea Market will be held on our church's grounds on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 8 AM to 2 PM (Vendors set up at 7 AM)

42nd Annual Polish Harvest “Dożynki” Festival will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2018 from 12 PM to 7 PM

 - Dożynki Mass will be at 10:30 AM (Only one Mass will be celebrated on this day)

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

- Live music for your entertainment and enjoyment from 1:30 PM till 5:30 PM

- Raffle drawings at 6 PM


Outdoor Flea Market will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 from 8 AM till 2 PM under the big tent on the Holy Mother of Sorrows church grounds. To reserve a table call Lois McHugh at 570-603-9633. Tables rentals cost $15 each and are supplied by the church. Only 40 tables are available for rent – first come first served. All reservations must be prepaid prior to the flea market (checks made payable to Holy Mother of Sorrows and mailed to 212 Wyoming Avenue Dupont, PA 18641). Various Polish foods (pierogi, potato pancakes, haluski, golombki) will be available for purchase during this event.


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 Leslie Shumlas (chair of the raffle:570-212-2506) 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 5.




                                    Mark in your calendar      

 Youth Convo – July 23-27, 2018 at University of Scranton

Dupont Weekend in Waymart: August 3, 4, 5, 2018

Outdoor Flea Market – September 8

Harvest Festival/Dozynki – September 9

General Synod - October 1-3, 2018 in Belleville, IL