A Message from Bishop Senior on Dignitas Infinita

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

Last week, the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith released a declaration on human dignity entitled Dignitas lnfinita. This statement of faith reminds us of the inherent God-given dignity of every human person while outlining challenges to safeguarding and reverencing that divine gift. For me, this document furthers the Holy Father’s call for the rebirth of “a universal aspiration to fraternity” by acknowledging and reverencing the dignity of every human person, every man and woman (Cf. Fratelli Tutti, 8).

Bishop Senior's Letter on National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

The month of April has been designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. During this month, we call particular attention to the responsibility that we all share to protect children, and all who are vulnerable among us, from any abuse. At the same time, we renew our commitment to do all that we can to accompany and to assist survivors of abuse as they seek healing and peace.

Featured Programs

Diocesan Annual Campaign

The theme for the 2024 Diocesan Annual Campaign, Nourished by Faith, encourages us to live our faith more vibrantly; to be more visibly and recognizably Catholic Christians.


Men’s Conference

The 2024 Men’s Conference is Saturday, April 20th. Bring your fathers, your sons, your brothers, your cousins, your friends, your co-workers, and join us for “St. Joseph: The Carpenter’s Table,” featuring Jon Leonetti.


Diaconate Ordination

With praise and gratitude to Almighty God, the Diocese of Harrisburg invites you to attend the Ordination to the Diaconate on May 18. The Ordination begins at 10 a.m. at Saint Patrick Cathedral, Harrisburg. It will also be livestreamed at


Eight Days of Eucharistic Joy

Make plans to join us for 8 Days of Eucharistic Joy. During this time of national Eucharistic Revival, this week invites all people of the Diocese to grow closer to Christ in the Holy Eucharist.


Saint Paul Street Evangelization Training

The Diocese of Harrisburg is hosting two workshops with St. Paul Street Evangelization in Bloomsburg and Danville. These workshops will teach you non-confrontational techniques for sharing the gospel in the public square. Each workshop features a practicum where you will go out into the streets to practice what you’ve learned.


Hands of Christ Creating Hope Benefit Dinner

All are invited to join us for the annual Catholic Charities “Hands of Christ Creating Hope” Benefit Dinner on Tuesday, April 30th at the Diocesan Center. The evening includes a reception and silent auction, plated dinner, and remarks from Bishop Timothy Senior and John Sherman.


Cemetery Flower Program

As a service for those who are unable to visit the graves of loved ones in Diocesan Cemeteries, a program is offered each spring for flowers to be placed at gravesites. Floral arrangements are placed for Easter, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day, Father’s Day, and for early autumn.


Upcoming Events

The Diocese has a number of great events, activities and programs planned in the coming months. Check out all our upcoming events and make your plans to join us.


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