Sunday, April 21, 2024

Media Releases


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.

Diocese of Harrisburg Passes Annual Youth Protection Audit

HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Diocese of Harrisburg has once again been found in compliance with the U.S. Bishops’ “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.”

Bishop Senior Releases Statement regarding the Terrorist Attack on Israel

Bishop Timothy Senior, Bishop of Harrisburg, released the following statement today on the terrorist attack against Israel and the continuing conflict in the Holy Land: Like many, I found myself lost for words this weekend when I heard of the horrific violence Hamas unleashed on our Israeli brothers and sisters.

Lancaster Catholic High School Begins Search for Next Leadership Team

On Thursday, September 28, Lancaster Catholic High School President, Tim Hamer, and Principal, Terry Klugh, announced their plans to retire at the end of the 2023-2024 academic year.

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.

Bishop Gainer Announces Clergy Changes for Diocese of Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Harrisburg, announced changes to clergy assignments today.

The Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior Named Twelfth Bishop of Harrisburg

HARRISBURG, Pa. – Today, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, Eleventh Bishop of Harrisburg, announced that Pope Francis has named His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior, as the Twelfth Bishop of Harrisburg.

Thomas DeAngelis Named President of Coal Township Catholic School

Today, the Diocese of Harrisburg, in partnership with Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas R. DeAngelis as the new president of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School. DeAngelis will begin this new leadership role on April 3, 2023.

Golden Apple Educators Announced for Diocese of Harrisburg

Seven educators from Catholic Schools in the Diocese of Harrisburg will be honored with the 2023 Golden Apple Award.

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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