Wednesday, June 23, 2021



Year of St. Joseph Feature: St. Joseph Parish in Milton

Members of St. Joseph Parish in Milton say they don’t need a year dedicated to St. Joseph as a prompting to model Jesus’ earthly father and patron of the Universal Church.

Eucharistic Processions Mark Corpus Christi Sunday

The Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ – more commonly known as Corpus Christi Sunday – was observed in the Catholic Church in June 6. The solemnity commemorates Christ’s institution of the Sacrament of the Holy Eucharist.

Three New Deacons Give ‘Whole-Hearted Yes’ to God

Diocesan seminarians Thomas Meinert, Matthew Smith and Damon Tritle were ordained to the order of the diaconate on Saturday, May 15, in a significant step toward ordination to the priesthood.

Contributions to Pentecost Collection Allow Seminarians to Give Themselves Totally to Formation

The 22 seminarians studying for the priesthood in the Diocese of Harrisburg have one job, and that is to give themselves over to formation.

Corpus Christi Parish Breaks Ground for Expanded Narthex to Serve Parishioners’ Needs

Corpus Christi Parish in Chambersburg is undertaking a building project designed to meet parishioners’ needs, and the timing couldn’t be more appropriate as Covid-19 restrictions being to ease.

Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius Present Leadership Awards to Father Rolheiser and Susan Smith, RN

Saints Cyril and Methodius Sisters Linda Marie and Susan Pontz recently presented Father Ronald Rolheiser, OMI, with the 2020 Father Matthew Jankola Lifetime Servant Leadership Award for Education.

Year of St. Joseph Feature: St. Joseph Parish in Bonneauville

For Catholics in the rural community of Bonneauville, their parish couldn’t have a more appropriate name.

‘The Joy of Being Part of a Larger Family’ New Catholics at Sacred Heart in Lancaster Reflect on Easter Vigil

Sitting in the front pew at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Lancaster, where she and her husband Dean entered the Catholic Church during the Easter Vigil, Roxanne Wenrich remembered the first time they stepped foot inside.

Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday at St. Patrick Cathedral

Holy Week, the most important week in the Catholic Church, is the time between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. During Holy Week, we remember the suffering, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

He is Risen! Alleluia!

Celebrating the glory of Easter and Christ’s triumph over sin and death, we share some of the photos shared by parishes from the Easter Vigil and Easter Sunday.

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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