Bishop Gainer Grants Dispensation from Abstaining from Meat on Saint Patrick’s Day
The Most Rev. Ronald W. Gainer, Bishop of Harrisburg, has granted a dispensation from the obligation to abstain from meat on Friday, March 17, 2023, for the celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day.
Roman Catholic Diocese Completes Reorganization Process
Today, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg (RCDH) announced that its Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization has been approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences in Lancaster to Become Part of Saint Joseph’s University
Leaders of Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (PA College) in Lancaster announced a definitive agreement on January 19 to become part of Saint Joseph’s University.
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Diocese to Host Catholic Education Virtual Job Fair
Holy Family Radio AM720, will present their annual benefit dinner on Friday, April 21, at the Sheraton Harrisburg-Hershey Hotel.
Lenten Penance Services throughout the Diocese
Penance Services are taking place in churches across the Diocese this Lent, in preparation for the celebration of Easter. The following is a list of services that parishes submitted to The Catholic Witness.
Lenten Fish Dinners
Reel-in some delicious meals this Lent at a number of fish dinners hosted by parishes and Knights of Columbus councils.