Sunday, February 25, 2024



Penance Services: Receive God’s Forgiveness this Lent

Penance Services in most of the Diocese’s churches this Lent offer Catholics the perfect invitation to receive the Sacrament of Penance ahead of the Easter celebration.

Lenten Fish Dinners

Reel-in some delicious meals this Lent at a number of fish dinners hosted by parishes and Knights of Columbus councils.

Parish Christmas Masses

The following parishes have submitted their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass schedules for publication. All Masses are open for in-person attendance.

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.

Christmas Bazaars

Find holiday items, Christmas gifts and tasty treats at the numerous parish Christmas bazaars throughout the Diocese in the coming weeks! Visit this page frequently for additional updates as more events are added.

Discover Catholic Schools this November

Catholic schools in the Diocese of Harrisburg are gearing up for Discover Catholic Schools Week, celebrated November 12-18, 2023.

Relic of Saint Jude the Apostle Making a Stop in the Diocese of Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. – On Monday, November 6, a relic of the Arm of Saint Jude the Apostle will make a stop in the Diocese of Harrisburg.

‘In the Beginning’ Series Will Explore Our Role as Stewards of Creation

This September, the Diocesan Secretariat for Catholic Life & Evangelization is sponsoring an eight-part series of educational and theological presentations that demonstrate how caring for God’s Creation is an integral part of Catholic teaching on the sacredness of human life and dignity.

Bishop Senior’s Deanery Visits Underway; Faithful Encouraged to Meet Him at Upcoming Masses This Summer

The people of the Diocese of Harrisburg’s 98 parishes and missions, and 35 Catholic schools are welcomed and encouraged to meet Bishop Timothy Senior this summer as he begins his pastoral ministry with a series of Masses in each Deanery.

Bishop Timothy Senior to begin Pastoral Visits this Summer

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Bishop Timothy Senior, recently installed as the Twelfth Bishop of Harrisburg, will celebrate Masses with the faithful throughout the Diocese this summer as he begins his pastoral ministry.

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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