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.
Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time
July 23, 2017
Those who are just must be kind.
— Wisdom 12:19
First Reading — You taught your people that those who are just must likewise be kind
(Wisdom 12:13, 16-19).
Psalm — Lord, you are good and forgiving (Psalm 86).
Second Reading — The Spirit comes to aid us in our weakness (Romans 8:26-27).
Gospel — Jesus proposes parables to the crowds, teaching them of the reign of God
(Matthew 13:24-43 [24-30]).
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: Ex 14:5-18; Ex 15:1bc-6; Mt 12:38-42
Tuesday: 2 Cor 4:7-15; Ps 126:1bc-6; Mt 20:20-28
Wednesday: Ex 16:1-5, 9-15; Ps 78:18-19, 23-28; Jn 20:1-2, 11-18
Thursday: Ex 19:1-2, 9-11, 16-20b; Dn 3:52-56; Mt 13:10-17
Friday: Ex 20:1-17; Ps 19:8-11; Mt 13:18-23
Saturday: Ex 24:3-8; Ps 34:2-11; Jn 11:19-27 or Lk 10:38-42
Sunday: 1 Kgs 3:5, 7-12; Ps 119:57, 72, 76-77, 127-130; Rom 8:28-30; Mt 13:44-52
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