Thursday, May 23, 2024



Festivals & Picnics

It's summertime, and that means parish festivals! Enjoy food, games, raffles, live music and camaraderie at the many parish festivals taking place throughout the Diocese in the coming weeks. Check back often, as more festivals will be added when their information is received.

EWTN Personality Father Wade Menezes Will Keynote Annual Dinner for Holy Family Radio

Popular EWTN personality, author and itinerant preacher Father Wade Menezes of the Fathers of Mercy will keynote Holy Family Radio’s annual spring benefit dinner in April, and station personnel are hoping the priest’s popularity will be the biggest draw yet for the yearly fundraiser.

The Text Message That Saved My Life: Finding Healing as an Adult Child of Divorce

Four years ago, I found myself in a dark place. Confused, angry, scared and overwhelmed, I was on a seemingly endless emotional roller coaster, with no end in sight.

‘Life-Giving Wounds’ Ministry Offers Healing for Adult Children of Divorce

A new ministry emerging in the Diocese of Harrisburg is giving voice and offering healing to an often-underserved part of the Church community: adult children of divorce.

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.

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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