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September 15, 2017

Hurricane Irma Relief Collection to be Held September 23 & 24

A special collection will be held in all parishes of the Diocese of Harrisburg this weekend, September 23 & 24, for Hurricane Irma relief efforts. This is a part of the U.S. Catholic Bishops emergency collection to assist the millions of persons affected by this unprecedented catastrophic weather event. This includes the humanitarian and recovery efforts of Catholic Charities USA and pastoral and rebuilding support to impacted dioceses.

Bishop Gainer, News & Views
August 29, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Relief Collection to be Held September 2 & 3

A special collection will be held in all parishes of the Diocese of Harrisburg this weekend, September 2 & 3, for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. This is a part of the U.S. Catholic Bishops emergency collection to assist the millions of persons affected by this unprecedented catastrophic weather event. This includes the humanitarian and recovery efforts of Catholic Charities USA and pastoral and rebuilding support to impacted dioceses.

Bishop Gainer, News & Views
May 4, 2017

Pennsylvania Civic Commemoration Ceremony of the Holocaust

An interfaith message was delivered by Bishop Ronald Gainer of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg. He said, “The crimes of the Nazis began with a false understanding of humanity – that there are different “grades” of being and worth among people. This misguided idea that human beings differ from each other in terms of dignity, importance, or worth.”

Bishop Gainer, News & Views
May 1, 2017

Ask the Bishop

Bishop Ronald Gainer will be taking questions from listeners during a special live radio program on Holy Family Radio, AM 720. This will happen on Monday, May 8 from noon-1 p.m.

The theme of the lunch hour broadcast will focus on ways that people can increase the practice of their faith and grow closer to Jesus.

Bishop Gainer, News & Views
March 12, 2017

Dispensation for the Feast of Saint Patrick

This year the Feast of Saint Patrick falls on a Lenten Friday. Since Saint Patrick is the principal patron of our diocese, Bishop Ronald W. Gainer has granted a dispensation from Friday abstinence to all Catholics who reside in the diocese and all who are present within the Diocese on March 17, 2017.

Bishop Gainer, News & Views, News\Events
March 1, 2017

Bishop’s Annual Lenten Appeal Letter

March 2017 My Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, We find ourselves at the beginning of another Lenten season with a wonderful opportunity to step back from the ordinary in order to contemplate the extraordinary. Lent is a season of fasting, self-denial, spiritual growth, conversion, and simplicity.  It is a time for taking spiritual inventory […]

Bishop Gainer, Giving and Development, News\Events