Sunday, November 27, 2022



Christmas Bazaars

Browse crafters and vendors, take advantage of holiday shopping, and enjoy delicious homemade food at the many Christmas bazaars and craft shows in the coming weeks. Visit this page frequently for additional updates as more events are added.

Women’s Conference Will Celebrate Jesus in Our Midst in the Eucharist

An unapologetic proponent of pro-life and pro-family values, and a self-described hobo for Christ are bookending the Diocese’s annual Women’s Conference in October, engaging women on the transforming power of the Eucharist and drawing them into a deeper love for Christ in His Real Presence.

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.

Holy Week 2022 Liturgies with Bishop Ronald Gainer

Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, Bishop of Harrisburg, invites the faithful to join him in-person and via live stream for Holy Week celebrations from Saint Patrick Cathedral.

Offering Hope for Those Struggling with Infertility, Catholic Ministry Plans Morning of Reflection in Harrisburg

Springs in the Desert is welcoming individuals and couples struggling with infertility to a morning of prayer and reflection on March 27 at the Diocesan Conference Center in Harrisburg.

Lenten Fish Dinners

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

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.

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. Call your parish for the date and time of its Christmas Masses if you don’t see it listed below.

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.

Parish Christmas Bazaars

Shop homemade crafts and vendors for seasonal decorations and holiday gifts at parish bazaars.

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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