Friday, August 19, 2022

Advent Penance Services

Penance Services are taking place in churches across the Diocese during the season of Advent. These services typically include an opening hymn, Scripture readings, and time for an examination of conscience prior to the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The following is a list of services that parishes submitted to The Catholic Witness. Call your parish for the date and time of its Penance Service if you don’t see it listed below.

Information on Penance and Reconciliation

Abbottstown
Immaculate Heart of Mary
December 21 at 7 p.m.

Berwick
Immaculate Conception BVM
December 14 at 7 p.m.

Bloomsburg
St. Columba
December 16 at 7 p.m.

Columbia
Holy Trinity
December 19 at 7 p.m.

St. Peter
December 21 at 7 p.m.

Conewago
Sacred Heart Basilica
December 18 at 10 a.m.

Dallastown
St. Joseph
December 12 at 2 p.m.

Danville
St. Joseph
December 13 at 7 p.m.

Duncannon
St. Bernadette
December 20 at 7 p.m.

Hanover
St. Joseph
December 22 at 7 p.m.

Harrisburg
St. Catherine Labouré
December 16 at 7 p.m.

St. Margaret Mary
December 16 at 7 p.m.

Lancaster
Assumption BVM
December 19 at 6:30 p.m.

St. Anthony of Padua
December 12 at 7 p.m.

St. John Neumann
December 16 at 7 p.m.

Lebanon
St. Cecilia
December 19 at 2 p.m.

Lewisburg
Sacred Heart of Jesus
December 17 at 7 p.m.

Lititz
St. James
December 21 at 7 p.m.

Marysville
Our Lady of Good Counsel
December 21 at 7 p.m.

Mechanicsburg
St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
December 16 at 7 p.m.

Milton
St. Joseph
December 16 at 7 p.m.

Mount Joy
Mary, Mother of the Church
December 20 at 7 p.m.

New Cumberland
St. Theresa
December 12 at 7 p.m.

New Freedom
St. John the Baptist
December 20 at 7 p.m.

New Holland
Our Lady of Lourdes
Confessions every Saturday from 4-:45 p.m.
and every Sunday in Advent from 9:15-10:15 a.m.

Rohrerstown
St. Leo the Great
December 14 at 7 p.m.

Selinsgrove
St. Pius X
December 15 at 7 p.m.

Shippensburg
Our Lady of the Visitation
December 15 at 7 p.m.

Steelton
Prince of Peace
December 19 at 3:30 p.m.
Confessions in English and Croatian

Sunbury
St. Monica
December 14 at 7 p.m.

York
St. Joseph
December 19 at 4 p.m.

St. Patrick
December 18 at 10 a.m.

St. Rose of Lima
December 16 at 6 p.m.

For information about services at parishes not listed, please contact the parishes directly. You can find their contact information by clicking here.

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Submission Deadline

The deadline for submissions to the biweekly Notebook/Parish Obituaries listing is every other Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. Please refer to the Publication Schedule for edition dates and deadlines.

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