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February 22, 2018

Lancaster County March Gathers Witnesses for Life

The second annual Lancaster County March for Life was held at St. John Neumann Parish in Lancaster on Jan. 19 in conjunction with the March for Life in Washington, D.C. The day included prayer, music, a live video feed from Washington, lunch, an indoor walk, and videos.

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February 19, 2018

Final Preparations for 150th Anniversary Weekend and Year

On the evening of March 2, young people from throughout the Diocese of Harrisburg will lead us in a prayerful experience of the Sorrowful Mysteries of the Rosary as the opening weekend of the diocese’s 150th anniversary takes place at Holy Name of Jesus Church in Harrisburg.

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February 14, 2018

Local Catholic Students Aid Devastated Texas Schools

Students from Delone Catholic High School in McSherrystown, St. Teresa of Calcutta School in McSherrystown and Conewago, St. Francis Xavier School in Gettysburg and St. Joseph School in Hanover, along with generous donations from Neiderer’s Sanitation, LLC and Conewago Contractors, Inc., and a matching donation from Conewago Enterprises, Inc., raised $21,366 to aid two Catholic schools in Texas that were devastated by hurricanes this year.

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February 13, 2018

Ash Wednesday and Valentine’s Day

February 5, 2018 Bishop Ronald W. Gainer has released the following message regarding the Ash Wednesday obligations of fast and abstinence and its coincidence with Valentine’s Day this year. This year Ash Wednesday coincides with Valentine’s Day (February 14), a largely secular celebration, particularly in the United States. There have been inquiries if a dispensation […]

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February 13, 2018

New Catholic Media Network Offers Refreshing Take on the Faith

A podcast network that is “as challenging, strange and beautiful as the faith which inspired it” is finding a foothold among Catholic-media consumers. Breadbox Media is a ground-level apostolate that communicates the faith in cultural, topical and conversational podcasts, satiating an audience hungry for unfiltered and refreshing Catholic content.

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February 12, 2018

7 Reasons to attend the Diocesan Men’s Conference

Could it be here already? The 2018 Diocesan Men’s Conference! Yes, the time is now to register for what has become the largest annual diocesan event in the Diocese of Harrisburg. Last year, 1,100 men registered for and attended the Men’s Conference.

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February 9, 2018

Scholarship Assistance Donation Received

Orrstown Bank recently contributed a total of $13,000 to the Diocese of Harrisburg’s Neumann Scholarship Foundation for scholarship assistance for three schools: $4,000 each for Corpus Christi School in Chambersburg and Trinity High School in Camp Hill, and $5,000 for Pre-K at St. Patrick School in Carlisle.

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