Mater Dolorosa Church St. Joseph, North Oakland
409 North Main Street 864 Chicora Road
Chicora, Pa, 16025 Chicora, PA 16025
P. O. Box 243
Chicora, PA 16025-0243
Rev. Richard Thompson, Pastor
Next Sunday Masses:
4:00 PM Saturday & 8:00 AM Sunday (Mater Dolorosa)
10:30 AM (St. Joseph)
See Daily Mass Schedule in bulletin or website calendar.
11:00 - 11:30 AM Saturday (Mater Dolorosa)
11:45 AM- 12:15 PM Saturday (St. Joseph)
15 minutes before Mass
Elementary Religious Education Classes:
Pre-K thru 7th grade Sunday 8:50 AM - 10:10 AM at Mater Dolorosa
8th Grade Sunday 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM at Ritzert Catechetical Center
JAM (Jesus And Me) Ministry:
Please see calendar for location.
Sunday after Mass (Call 2 weeks in advance)
Pre-Baptism classes are required for parents. Please call the Parish Office for
Please notify the Parish Office at least 6 months in advance. PreCana or Engagement
Encounter. Classes required.
Holy Communion to the Sick:
When a parishioner is confined to home because of illness, advanced age, or
infirmity, please call the Rectory and arrangements will be made to take Holy
Communion to the person.
If a parishioner is confined to home and has no way of receiving a bulletin each
week, please call and we will arrange to have a bulletin mailed to their home.
Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 1, 2018
You changed my mourning into dancing; O LORD, my God, forever will I give you thanks.
— Psalm 30:13
First Reading — God did not make death, nor does God rejoice in the destruction of the
living (Wisdom 1:13-15; 2:23-24).
Psalm — I will praise you, Lord, for you have rescued me (Psalm 30).
Second Reading — Your abundance should supply the needs of the others (2
Corinthians 8:7, 9, 13-15).
Gospel — Your faith has saved you (Mark 5:21-43
The English translation of the Psalm Responses from Lectionary for Mass © 1969, 1981,
1997, International Commission on English in the Liturgy Corporation. All rights
READINGS FOR THE WEEK
Monday: Am 2:6-10, 13-16; Ps 50:16bc-23; Mt 8:18-22
Tuesday: Eph 2:19-22; Ps 117:1bc, 2; Jn 10:24-29
Wednesday: Am 5:14-15, 21-24; Ps 50:7-13, 16bc-17; Mt 8:28-34 or, for Independence
Day, any readings from the Mass “For the Country or a City,” nos. 882-886, or “For Peace
and Justice,” nos. 887-891
Thursday: Am 7:10-17; Ps 19:8-11; Mt 9:1-8
Friday: Am 8:4-6, 9-12; Ps 119:2, 10, 20, 30, 40, 131; Mt 9:9-13
Saturday: Am 9:11-15; Ps 85:9ab, 10-14; Mt 9:14- 17
Sunday: Ez 2:2-5; Ps 123:1-4; 2 Cor 12:7-10; Mk 6:1-6a
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