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.
Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time
October 15, 2017
I can do all things in him who strengthens me.
— Philippians 4:13
First Reading — On this mountain the LORD will make for all peoples a feast of rich
food and choice wines (Isaiah 25:6-10a).
Psalm — I shall live in the house of the Lord all the days of my life (Psalm 23).
Second Reading — God will supply whatever you need (Philippians 4:12-14, 19-20).
Gospel — I have prepared my banquet, and everything is ready. Come to the feast!
(Matthew 22:1-14 [1-10]).
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: Rom 1:1-7; Ps 98:1-4; Lk 11:29-32
Tuesday: Rom 1:16-25; Ps 19:2-5; Lk 11:37-41
Wednesday: 2 Tm 4:10-17b; Ps 145:10-13, 17-18; Lk 10:1-9
Thursday: Rom 3:21-30; Ps 130:1b-6ab; Lk 11:47-54
Friday: Rom 4:1-8; Ps 32:1b-2, 5, 11; Lk 12:1-7
Saturday: Rom 4:13, 16-18; Ps 105:6-9, 42-43; Lk 12:8-12
Sunday: Is 45:1, 4-6; Ps 96:1, 3-5, 7-10; 1 Thes 1:1-5b; Mt 22:15-21
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