Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Dupont hosts Back To School Mass

Staff reports | September 3rd, 2015 3:06 pm

DUPONT — Sacred Heart of Jesus Church on Lackawanna Avenue held a Back To School Mass on Sunday, Aug. 30. Local youngsters were encouraged to wear new school clothes and bring backpacks and supplies for a special blessing to start off the school year. A reception was held after the mass with refreshments.

Lily Kasa, 8, right, a student at Wyoming Area Catholic, attended the Back to School Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont, along with Julianna O’Hop, 4, left, in the arms of her aunt Marianne Costello.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Sacred-Heart-Blessing-1.jpgLily Kasa, 8, right, a student at Wyoming Area Catholic, attended the Back to School Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont, along with Julianna O’Hop, 4, left, in the arms of her aunt Marianne Costello. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church pastor, Rev. Joseph Verespy, has a little fun time with the students during the Back to School Mass.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Sacred-Heart-Blessing-2.jpgSacred Heart of Jesus Church pastor, Rev. Joseph Verespy, has a little fun time with the students during the Back to School Mass. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
From left, Brody Shotwell, 5, Ethan Rusinko, 7, and Brayden Shotwell, 7, pick out cupcakes after mass.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Sacred-Heart-Blessing-3.jpgFrom left, Brody Shotwell, 5, Ethan Rusinko, 7, and Brayden Shotwell, 7, pick out cupcakes after mass. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Rev. Joseph Verespy was having a bit of fun during the blessing of the students with holy water.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Sacred-Heart-Blessing-4.jpgRev. Joseph Verespy was having a bit of fun during the blessing of the students with holy water. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Friends T.J. Johnson, 8, left, and Jude Ferentino, 6, enjoy cupcakes and juice served after the Back to School Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Sacred-Heart-Blessing-5.jpgFriends T.J. Johnson, 8, left, and Jude Ferentino, 6, enjoy cupcakes and juice served after the Back to School Mass at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Dupont. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Callie Ardoline, 9, digs into a chocolate cupcake.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_Sacred-Heart-Blessing-6.jpgCallie Ardoline, 9, digs into a chocolate cupcake. Tony Callaio | For Sunday Dispatch
Sacred Heart of Jesus Church hosts Back To School Mass

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