Diocese of Harrisburg Reorganization Information


Bishop Timothy Senior’s Installation Details
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Bishop Timothy SeniorThe Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior was named the Twelfth Bishop of Harrisburg by Pope Francis on April 25, 2023. Coming to us from the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, Bishop Senior is currently Regional Bishop of Montgomery County and Philadelphia-South, as well as Chancellor of Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary. Bishop Senior will be installed as the Bishop of Harrisburg on June 21 at Saint Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg.

Bishop Ronald W. GainerThe Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, Eleventh Bishop of Harrisburg, has served as the chief shepherd of our Diocese for nine years. He has led our Diocese through some very challenging and difficult times. As we near the installation of our Twelfth Bishop, join us in praying for and wishing Bishop Gainer a happy retirement. To share a message with Bishop Gainer, click the button below.

Featured Programs

Diocesan Annual Campaign

The theme for the 2023 Diocesan Annual Campaign, Together in Faith, Together in the Eucharist, encourages us to demonstrate our love of God when we reach out in love and mercy to those in need.


National Eucharistic Revival

The National Eucharistic Revival officially begins on Corpus Christi Sunday, June 19, 2022. The Revival is a three-year initiative sponsored by the Bishops of the United States intended to form, heal, convert, and unite the People of God through a renewed encounter with Jesus in the Eucharist.


Calling all Volunteers!

The Diocesan Camp at Kirchenwald is seeking volunteers to assist at its residential camp for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities from August 13-18, 2023. The camp is dependent on volunteers, with a particular need for volunteers who can spend the night. There is no cost to volunteers; all meals, events, campground activities, etc. are included.


Quo Vadis Days

Quo Vadis Days is a time of recreation, fellowship, prayer, and discussions to help you explore our Lord’s call in your life. Activities will include prayer, games, bonfires, recreation and sports, talks, great food, and discussions.


Parish Festivals & Picnics

It's summertime, and that means parish festivals! Enjoy food, games, raffles, live music and camaraderie at the many parish festivals taking place throughout the Diocese in the coming weeks. Check back often, as more festivals will be added when their information is received.


Candid Catholic Convos

Candid Catholic Convos is the newest weekly program brought to you by the Diocese of Harrisburg. Our mission is to humanize the Church, and to help our listeners grow in their faith, love and understanding.


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 grave sites. 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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