Bishop Timothy Senior, recently installed as the Twelfth Bishop of Harrisburg, will celebrate Masses with the faithful throughout the Diocese this summer as he begins his pastoral ministry.
Bishop Timothy Senior, recently installed as the Twelfth Bishop of Harrisburg, will celebrate Masses with the faithful throughout the Diocese this summer as he begins his pastoral ministry. During his pastoral visits, Bishop Senior will also meet with all the priests of the Diocese prior to the public Mass.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Today, His Excellency, the Most Reverend Ronald W. Gainer, Eleventh Bishop of Harrisburg, announced that Pope Francis has named His Excellency, the Most Reverend Timothy C. Senior, as the Twelfth Bishop of Harrisburg.
This stained-glass window at St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg depicts The Risen Christ revealing Himself to Mary Magdala on Easter morning.Photo by Chris Heisey, The Catholic Witness. Dear Brothers and…
Today, the Diocese of Harrisburg, in partnership with Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas R. DeAngelis as the new president of Our Lady of Lourdes Regional School. DeAngelis will begin this new leadership role on April 3, 2023.
The Most Rev. Ronald W. Gainer, Bishop of Harrisburg, has granted a dispensation from the obligation to abstain from meat on Friday, March 17, 2023, for the celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day.
HARRISBURG, Pa. – Today, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg (RCDH) announced that its Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization has been approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle…
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Merry Christmas! The Christmas season is one of my favorite times of the year. There is something invigorating about the hustle and bustle leading up to the celebration of Christ’s birth. I cannot help but think of Mary and Joseph’s journey to Bethlehem more than 2,000 years ago.
The following parishes have submitted their Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Mass schedules for publication. Parishes are listed by town, alphabetically. All Masses are open for in-person attendance. Call your parish for the date and time of its Christmas Masses if you don’t see it listed below.
Penance Services are taking place in churches across the Diocese during the season of Advent. These services typically include an opening hymn, Scripture readings, and time for an examination of conscience prior to the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The following is a list of services that parishes submitted to The Catholic Witness. Call your parish for the date and time of its Penance Service if you don’t see it listed below.