Sunday, February 25, 2024



Sacred Heart School in Lancaster Welcomes Bishop Senior to End Catholic Schools Week

On the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, February 2, Bishop Timothy Senior culminated Catholic School Week with a pastoral visit to Sacred Heart School, located on the western edge of Lancaster city.

Crusaders ‘Go, Go, Go’ and Deck Saints for District 3 Wrestling Championship

When Lucas Lawler came out and pinned his opponent in the first minute of the first match in the District 3 Class 2A Team Wrestling championship at Cumberland Valley High School, the Bishop McDevitt junior stud definitely set the tone for the rest of the match against Berks Catholic on February 3.

During Catholic Schools Week, Bishop Senior Blesses New Crucifix at St. Columba in Bloomsburg

Twenty years in the making, according to Father Richard Mowery, pastor, the dedicated parishioners of St. Columba Parish, Bloomsburg, have been taking steps towards beautifying the church’s sanctuary.

Trinity Community Celebrates Students’ Initiation into the Church during Catholic Schools Week Mass

Trinity High School in Camp Hill celebrated the initiation of four students into the Church during a special Mass to kick off Catholic Schools Week on Monday, January 29.

Deacon Paul Koester on Board as New Business Manager at Bishop McDevitt High School

Deacon Paul Koester, of St. Joan of Arc Parish in Hershey, has joined the staff of Bishop McDevitt High School in Harrisburg, taking on the position of Business Manager.

New Innovation Center at St. Patrick School in Carlisle Blessed by Bishop Senior

On a beautiful warm April day last spring, ground was broken for a new Innovation Center at St. Patrick School in Carlisle. Only 10 months later, on a cold, raw January 28, the beautiful, spacious learning facility was blessed by Bishop Timothy Senior.

Annual ‘Battle of the Buildings’ Brings York Deanery Schools Together for Fun Competition

As part of Catholic Schools Week celebrations, York Catholic Middle and High School hosted its annual Battle of the Buildings event on a frigid January 20.

Bishop Senior’s Catholic Schools Week Letter

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, As we begin our annual celebration of Catholic Schools Week, we are given the opportunity to celebrate the unparalleled role of our Catholic schools in forming our youth in the Catholic faith and to thank everyone involved in our diocesan schools.

‘Rocks Solid So Far This Basketball Season

After an upset loss to Boiling Springs in mid-December, the Trinity Shamrocks boys’ basketball team has been rolling through its Mid-Penn Conference schedule.

Bowling Has Been a Long Running Tradition at Lancaster Catholic in the Diocese of Harrisburg

The only diocesan high school to offer bowling as a varsity sport is the Crusaders of Lancaster Catholic, who bowl in Section 4 of the Lancaster-Lebanon league.

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