Thursday, October 6, 2022



Obituary: Father Darius G.C. Moss

Father Darius G.C. Moss, 77, a retired priest of the Diocese of Harrisburg, died on Thursday, September 29, in his home in Aliquippa, Pa., surrounded by his family.

Schedule of Daily Masses at Parishes during Priests’ Workshop

The Annual Priests’ Continuing Education Workshop will be held October 9-14, 2022 in Hunt Valley, MD. During this time, daily Masses will be celebrated by visiting, retired and religious order priests in the following churches.

Enhancements Across Diocesan High Schools Yield Enriched Student Experience

New construction, improvements to facilities and an enhanced focus on Catholic identity and curriculum are bringing about an enhanced experienced for students enrolled in Diocesan high schools.

Mission, Collaboration Highlight Annual Education Conference

For the second consecutive year, the Diocese’s Education Conference took on a Deanery-wide format, offering a combination of video messages and in-person sessions for educators in the Diocese’s 35 Catholic schools.

Eucharistic Procession Witnesses True Presence through the Streets of Hanover and McSherrystown

Ask the faithful about the history of Eucharistic processions in the Hanover area, and the faithful quickly mention past processions that occurred 25 years ago through the streets of McSherrystown and then again 20 years ago when Bishop Kevin Rhoades led a journey to the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Conewago, in October 2005.

Descendants of Italian POWs Express Gratitude for Soldiers’ Treatment at Letterkenny

For 18 months during World War II, more than 1,200 prisoners of war from Italy were detained at Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, many of whom had been captured in north Africa and in Sicily.

Diocesan Scout Retreat Underscores Service, Collaboration

After a several-year hiatus, the Annual Diocesan Catholic Scout Retreat returned to Camp Bashore in Lebanon County September 16 and 17, with activities that focused on faith, collaboration and bonding.

New Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry Named for Diocese

The Diocese of Harrisburg is pleased to announce that Zachary Haney, a native of Danville, has been named Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries for the Diocese.

Autumn is Here; Let Us Listen to God’s Creation and Pray, Catholic Bishops Say

The “beauty of the fall season” in many parts of the country is a great time to make yourself more open to God and to join Pope Francis in praying for God’s creation, the U.S. Bishops have said.

Documentary on Mother Teresa Sheds New Light on a Beloved Saint

The so-called “definitive movie” about Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be in theaters in October. It sheds new light on — and delivers powerful images of — the life of this venerated Albanian-Kosovar nun.

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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