This weekend is the Bishop’s Annual Lenten Appeal Kick off! If you haven't contributed yet and would like to do so online, click here. Envelopes will also be available at the end of each pew at Mass and collected by the ushers following the presentation of gifts. Thank you in advance for your generosity!
Click here to read more about this year's appeal.
Another great read for Lent! You can read the full article here
The annual religion bee was held recently at St. Joan of Arc where students from our school and religious education program competed to move onto the final competition. The first place winner, Joshua Po will compete in the Diocese of Harrisburg's Religion Bee on March 26th. This picture of our three SJA finalists was featured in the Hummelstown Sun last week.
Funeral plans for Father Ogden have been announced. At St. Joseph Parish in Mechanicsburg - there will be a viewing from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, February 26, followed by the celebration of the Mass of Remembrance at 7:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 27, with viewing from 9:00 until 10:30 a.m.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Bishop Joseph T. Daley Seminary Fund, PO Box 2153, Harrisburg, PA 17111.
If you missed Friday's news of Father's passing, you can read it here
Prayers are needed for Father Michael Messner, Pastor of Sacred Heart of Jesus parish in Lancaster. He fell 2 stories when the gate gave way from his balcony this weekend. You can read the news coverage here
Our Diocese lost a tremendous Priest today. Please join us in sending prayers for Rev. Louis Ogden, who was parochial vicar here from 1992-1995.
Message from the Harrisburg Diocese:
It is with much sadness that we announce the death of Father Louis Ogden. He died this morning at University of Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia. More information will be posted as it is available. Please pray for the repose of his soul. Eternal rest grant upon him O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him.
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