Holy Mother of Sorrows hosts annual harvest festival in Dupont

For Sunday Dispatch | September 17th, 2015 5:27 pm

DUPONT — The 39th Annual Harvest Festival-Dozynki was held Sunday, Sept. 13 at Holy Mother of Sorrows Polish National Catholic Church. The event included the blessing of the harvest wreath and live music by Joe Lastovica & The Polka Punch Band. There was also a variety of Polish and American foods and homemade baked goods. Activities included jar games, Chinese auction, arts and crafts, a children and youth stand, and much more.

Roger Pryor and Joe Lastovica of Polka Punch perform Sunday at the 39th Annual Harvest Festival.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_psd091315harvest-fest-1.jpgRoger Pryor and Joe Lastovica of Polka Punch perform Sunday at the 39th Annual Harvest Festival. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Dispatch
Father Zbigniew Dawid welcomes parishoners to enjoy some wine and cheese following the blessing of the harvest wreath.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_psd091315harvestfest-6.jpgFather Zbigniew Dawid welcomes parishoners to enjoy some wine and cheese following the blessing of the harvest wreath. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Dispatch
Dave Mica of Dupont along with Angelo Conforti of Old Forge and Jack Wall of Dupont fry up some ptoato pancakes Sunday, Sept. 13.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_psd091315harvestfest2.jpgDave Mica of Dupont along with Angelo Conforti of Old Forge and Jack Wall of Dupont fry up some ptoato pancakes Sunday, Sept. 13. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Dispatch
Barbara Nowicki of Scranton fills out a ticket for the Chinese auction.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_psd091315harvestfest3.jpgBarbara Nowicki of Scranton fills out a ticket for the Chinese auction. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Dispatch
Bradley Musloski, 10, of Avoca and Angelina Slezak, 11, of Pittston have some fun in the bounce house at the 39th Annual Harvest Festival in Dupont.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_psd091315harvestfest4.jpgBradley Musloski, 10, of Avoca and Angelina Slezak, 11, of Pittston have some fun in the bounce house at the 39th Annual Harvest Festival in Dupont. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Dispatch
Mary Ellen Stevens of Hanover Township, who has been participating in the harvest festival for 30 years, and Arnold Borc, of Dupont, who also has a long history with the festival carry the harvest wreath out of the church Sunday, Sept. 13 following the blessing.
http://www.psdispatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_psd091315harvestfest5.jpgMary Ellen Stevens of Hanover Township, who has been participating in the harvest festival for 30 years, and Arnold Borc, of Dupont, who also has a long history with the festival carry the harvest wreath out of the church Sunday, Sept. 13 following the blessing. Amanda Hrycyna | For Sunday Dispatch

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