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November 19, 2017

God before Us

It never ceases to amaze me the gifts and talents of the fantastic people with whom I work here at the Diocesan Center.

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November 14, 2017

Personal Holiness Indispensable for Newly Ordained Deacons

Celebrating a solemn Mass of Ordination to the Diaconate at St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg on Nov. 5, Bishop Ronald Gainer told the two seminarians receiving the sacrament that as they take on the threefold service of ministry of the Word, of the Altar and of Charity, their personal holiness is indispensable.

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November 12, 2017

Cardinal Esteems Service, Sacrifice at ‘Come and See’ Dinner

Drawing on personal experiences as former Archbishop for the Military Services and current Grand Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem, Cardinal Edwin O’Brien paralleled sacrifices made in humanitarian service to the works of Catholic Charities in a keynote address at the annual Come and See Dinner.

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November 9, 2017

Student Raises Funds for Interfaith Shelter

Leah Rosenberg, a sixth-grade student at St. Theresa School in New Cumberland, conducted a bake sale at the Shelter Shuffle to benefit the Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families in Harrisburg on Sept. 23.

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November 9, 2017

St. Joseph’s in York Celebrates One Parish with Much Diversity

St. Joseph Parish in York is home to over 3,200 diverse families representing many nationalities. Parishioners are natives of India, Vietnam, Ghana, Liberia, Argentina, Mexico, Italy and Poland, just to name a few. The Hospitality Ministry of the Church recently hosted their 2nd annual Multicultural Potluck Dinner to celebrate this gift of merging diversity.

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November 8, 2017

Over $1.1 Million Donated to Hurricane Emergency Collections

The Diocese of Harrisburg extends its gratitude for the generous donations that the people of Central Pennsylvania and area the parishes donated to the special Collections for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma Relief that were taken up in recent weeks. The total amount collected for both was $1,109,062.30.  The total for Hurricane Harvey Relief was […]

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