Name: Deacon William Roesch Wife: Margaret A. Roesch Home Parish: Sacred Heart of Jesus, Spring Grove Parish Assignment: St. Rose of Lima, York What drew you to serve the Diocese…
Lancaster Catholic High School Launches Capital Campaign; Project to Begin with STEM Innovation Center Next Summer
Lancaster Catholic High School unveiled a capital campaign on Nov. 12 in support of a $12.7 million initiative that will transform the educational, extracurricular and spiritual lives of future students.…
Homelessness and housing insecurity might not be visible in Lebanon County, but they are prevalent. According to a recent needs assessment report by the United Way, nearly 29 percent of…
‘We’re Not Defined by Our Disabilities’ Lector, Motivational Speaker Edifies at Mass Celebrating Gifts of People with Disabilities
Nino Pesce is not a blind man. He is a man who happens to be blind.
The 85-year-old former ophthalmologist consultant went blind at the age of 53, and decided straightaway that his blindness was not going to deter him.
For the second year in a row, the Trinity Shamrocks won the District 3 Class AA volleyball championships, and this year in convincing fashion, besting the previously unbeaten Fighting Irish of York Catholic in straight sets. When you serve, pass, set, strike, block and dig the ball well, you are going to beat good volleyball teams. And Trinity did all of those fundamentals in tidy fashion at home on Nov. 10 to sweep the Fighting Irish 25-17, 25-13 and 25-19.
Experience usually trumps youth in high school sports.
A youthful York Catholic football team fell to an experienced Camp Hill, 21-7, in the District 3 Class AA final played at York Catholic on a perfect autumn night Nov. 6 under the lights.
The 2020 Fall sports season will be remembered for the challenges of competing amidst an invisible contagion. Many sports teams lost their seasons to Covid and school lockdowns, but there were many who were able to compete and excel.
Notably, Anna Millen of Lancaster Catholic, a four seed, knocked off the prohibitive tournament favorite Anna Lewis of East Pennsboro to reach the finals. Millen then bested the number two seed from Berks Catholic in a three set victory (6-4, 4-6, 7-5) to win the District 3 singles championship. To win 7-5 in final set, breaking serve to do so, speaks to the competitive tenacity it takes to be a champion.
When finances get tight, Cody Stout and Danielle Spangle turn to the Carlisle Area Family Life Center for the material assistance they need for their baby. At the center, the young couple can receive diapers, wipes and formula free of charge.
Deacon Henry Joseph Reese Wife: Claudia Reese Home Parish: Holy Trinity, Columbia Parish Assignment: Holy Trinity, Columbia What drew you to serve the Diocese as a deacon? Answering God’s call…
Can you feel it? Does it weigh on you? Almost everywhere we turn, whether it be the news or social media, there is an evident unrest in our society today. I and many others have never felt or seen such tension in our lifetimes prior. But why? This palpable unrest is not Left or Right, it is spiritual. We are living through a period of spiritual warfare like no other.
Like I always say, there’s a book for that. Kathleen Beckman has written a fantastic book on the subject of spiritual warfare entitled, “A Family Guide to Spiritual Warfare: Strategies for Deliverance and Healing .”