Sunday, October 17, 2021

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Media Releases

Seasoned Nonprofit Executive to Lead Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities, in conjunction with the Diocese of Harrisburg, is pleased to announce that Kelly A. Gollick has been named the Executive Director of Catholic Charities for the Diocese.

Lewisburg Deacon to Lead Diocesan Catholic Life & Evangelization Efforts

The Diocese of Harrisburg is pleased to announce that Deacon Gregory M. Amarante, a permanent deacon for the Diocese, has been named the Secretary for the Secretariat of Catholic Life & Evangelization (CLEV).

Diocese Modifies Mask Guidelines for Clergy and Lay Ministers

The Diocese of Harrisburg announced today that, effective immediately, masking guidelines are being restored for clergy and lay members for the distribution of Holy Communion for all parishes.

Catholic News Worldwide

Around the World

From the Vatican

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Covid News


Bishop's Reflections

A Letter from Bishop Gainer on the Restoration of the Sunday Mass Obligation

Dear Brothers and Sisters, Along with the other bishops of Pennsylvania, I give thanks to Almighty God for the progress our country has made in curbing the coronavirus pandemic.

A Letter from Bishop Gainer on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Every April our nation observes National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Bishop Gainer’s Easter Letter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad. We hear these words this Easter during the Responsorial Psalm, yet, after this past year of living with the COVID-19 virus, rejoicing might be the last thing on our minds.

Bishop Gainer’s Christmas Letter

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Many Christmas Carols have fascinating backstories. The beloved Carol, Joy to the World, has one such interesting history.

The Called

Guest Commentary

Saint Spotlight


Obituaries – October 14

Obituaries – September 30

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Upcoming Events

Go ‘All In’ for the Lord at Annual Stewardship Conference

Lay faithful, clergy and religious ready to go “All In” for the Lord are invited to the annual Fall Conference hosted by Stewardship: A Mission of Faith.

‘It Saved Our Marriage; We Want to Give Back and Help Other Couples’

Five years ago, Shannon and Sharon Winfindale’s marriage was in dire straits. They were hurt and angry and argumentative, and they weren’t communicating.

Holy Week 2021 Masses with Bishop Gainer

Bishop Ronald Gainer invites the faithful to join him in-person and online for Holy Week celebrations from Saint Patrick Cathedral.


Book Reviews