Holy Mother of Sorrows will hold Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. every Wednesday during Lent.

Sacred Heart of Jesus will hold Stations of the Cross at 7 p.m. every Friday during Lent.

Also, the traditional Polish language Lenten devotion Gorzkie Zale, known as Bitter Lamentations, will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 21. The Rev. Michael Wurtz will be guest homilist. Father Wurtz is a member of the Congregation of the Holy Cross and serves as an assistant visiting professor of theology at King’s College.

Holy Mother of Sorrows will sponsor a Lenten fish fry from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, March 19, at Frank Bednash Memorial Hall. The dinner is takeout only. Dinner includes fresh home battered haddock, fries, vegetable, coleslaw and dinner roll. Cost is $10.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish announces its first parish take and heat Lenten food sale. The sale will take place from noon to 6 p.m. Friday, March 5, in the parish hall. On the menu is homemade borscht and lentil soup along with homemade pagach. The soup will be $10 per quart and the pagach will be half sheet tray for $20. Orders must be placed by Sunday, Feb. 28. To order, print out the form on the parish website at www.sacred heartdupont.com

Lions food distribution

Dupont Lions Club’s food distribution will be held at noon Thursday, Feb. 25, at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. The date was incorrect in last week’s column. All qualifying residents of Dupont and Suscon are eligible.

Dupont Youth Baseball

Dupont Youth Baseball will move forward with plans for a 2021 season. Once again, registration is free as the organization operates solely on support of community sponsors and league volunteers. Children 3 to 7 years are invited to play. There are no town jurisdictions, which means all children from the area are welcome to play in Dupont.

The group is taking registrations for this year’s upcoming season by email at dupontybo@yahoo.com or by private message to the group’s Facebook page. They will be conducting in-person sign-ups in the future weeks but for now you can register your child if you contact them directly.

Tax bills mailed

Susan Gregory, tax collector, announces the 2021 county/municipal tax bills have been mailed. She will have office hours from 4 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays.

Refuse and recycling

Dupont’s 2021 refuse/recycling bags are now in penalty. As of Feb. 1, there is a 10% additional fee, and beginning March 1, another additional 10% fee will be charged. Delinquent accounts will be sent to the magistrate in April.

Please contact the municipal office to make arrangements for the payment.

Sacred Heart flea marketSacred Heart will hold its annual flea market April 24-25 in the parish hall. If you have items in good condition that you no longer want or need, you are kindly asked to hold onto them until March, at which time the church will begin accepting donations.

Items that will be accepted include household items, toys and holiday decorations, to name a few. Electronics and clothing will not be accepted.

Annmarie Paddock writes about Dupont every week. To list an item, email dupont.news@comcast.net or call 570-407-0231 by Monday.

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