Sunday, October 17, 2021



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.

Lenten Dinners and Events

Enjoy fellowship, good food and friendly service at the many parish fish dinners this Lent.

Pro-Life Events this Month Include Diocesan Mass, Days of Prayer and Virtual March

Whether you’re a longtime March for Life participant, a witness for life on public squares, or someone who prays for pro-life intentions at home, late January offers a variety of ways to promote and pray for a culture of life.

Corpus Christi Men’s Retreat Will be Offered Online

The 42nd Corpus Christi Men’s Retreat, offered yearly to men of the Diocese, will take place in an online format on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Father Luis Rodriguez, pastor of Corpus Christi Parish in Chambersburg, will lead the virtual retreat, which will be offered free of charge.

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. The dispensation from the Sunday and Holy Day obligations to attend Mass are still in place.

Local Buses Traveling to the March for Life

The following is a listing, provided by the Diocesan Office of Respect Life Activities, of various buses departing from the Diocese of Harrisburg to...

Masses for Healing from Addiction

The Diocesan health care chaplaincy program is working with parishes to host Masses for Healing from Addiction through June. The Masses will provide spiritual support to those who suffer from addiction and to their loved ones.

Lenten Penance Services

Churches in the Diocese of Harrisburg will hold Penance Services during the season of Advent. These services typically include an opening hymn, Scripture readings, and time for an examination of conscience prior to going to confession. The following is a list of services, arranged alphabetically by town, which were submitted from the parishes.

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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