Friday, September 22, 2023



‘Go to the Wounds to Experience the Resurrection,’ Bishop Says at Mass for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

In a solemn Mass filled with compassion and prayers among messages of hope and support, Bishop Timothy Senior expressed heartfelt sorrow and apologized to survivors of sexual abuse by members of the clergy, and said transformation and healing can begin when we “go to the wounds” of survivors.

Bishops Celebrate National Migration Week, Highlight Overlooked ‘Right to Remain’

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is highlighting the overlooked right to remain in one’s country during its weeklong celebration of National Migration Week from Sept. 18–24.

First Session of Global Synod Begins in October: What You Need to Know

The first Vatican assembly for the global Synod on Synodality will kick off in October, bringing together clerics and laity alike for nearly one month of discussions.

Mission of Feeding the Hungry Continues at St. Francis Soup Kitchen; Bishop Senior Serves Meals during Visit to 42-Year Ministry

For 42 years, the St. Francis of Assisi Soup Kitchen in Harrisburg has been living out the Corporal Work of Mercy of feeding the hungry.

Cultivating Intentional Disciples is Focus of Catholic Campus Ministry at Bloomsburg University

As the Director of Catholic Campus Ministry at Bloomsburg University, Father Andrew St. Hilaire is frequently met with the question, “So besides having pizza and celebrating Mass, what do you do?”

‘Care for Creation’ Series Begins with Call to Participate in God’s Ongoing Work

Stewardship of Creation has always been part of the Tradition of the Catholic Church. From the Creation stories in Genesis to the principles of Catholic social teaching and papal encyclicals on caring for our common home, the Church reiterates our call to take what God has gifted to us and use it for greater good.

‘Wonderful’ Harrisburg Catholic Elementary Begins School Year Under One Roof

One hundred and fifty years ago, students in downtown Harrisburg came to Catholic school for the first time in a humble, run down shack.

‘A Reminder of God’s Presence:’ St. Patrick Parish in York Celebrates Church’s 125th Anniversary

Beneath the grandeur of historic frescoes and decades-old stained-glass windows, and before the Tabernacle that has housed the Body of Christ for generations, the faithful of St. Patrick Parish in York assembled in their beloved church on Sunday, September 10 for a Mass in celebration of its 125th anniversary.

Holy Trinity School in York Kicks Off Fifth Year with New Principal and New Perspectives

On Wednesday, August 23, Holy Trinity Catholic School in York opened for year five, and Nicole Pasch, director of development and marketing, pulled out all the stops for the school’s opening day.

Diocesan Championship Paces Start of Cross-Country Season

The pop of the starters’ gun echoing across John Rudy Park in York signaled the start of the cross-country season for runners in five Diocesan high schools, as the annual Diocesan XC Championship got underway on Thursday, August 31.

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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