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Charismatic Day of Renewal

September 16 @ 8:00 am - 3:30 pm


Theme for the Day “Healing: Jesus’ Way”

The cost of registration per person is $20.

Registration for this event will be online only via credit card. On the day of the event, walk-in participants will still have to register online by credit card (no cash or check accepted).

Registration deadline is September 12 to include lunch.

Center regulations: Outside food or “brown bags” may NOT be brought into the building.

If you have any questions about the Day of Renewal, please contact Joyce Bankowski at jbankowski5639@comcast.net. or visit http://aliveinthespirit.net/dayofrenewal2023.html. Please do not call the Diocesan Office.


Schedule for the Day

8:00 – Registration
8:20 – Praise & Worship by “Praying Twice”
8:45 – Announcements
9:00 – Keynote 1 “Healing: Jesus’ Way” with Fr. Dwight Schlaline
10:00 – Break/Praise & Worship Continues
10:15 – Healing Mass is Celebrated with Prayers for Healing & Deliverance
12:30 – Lunch
1:30 – Praise & Worship
1:45 – Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament Keynote 2: “Finding the Joy in Suffering with Christ” with Mr. Joseph Bancowski
2:15 – Recitation of the Divine Mercy Chaplet and Litany of Divine Mercy or Breakout Session: Bernice White “Introduction to Charismatic Renewal & Prayer for receiving the Gifts of the Holy Spirit
3:15 – Benediction
3:30 – Closing Prayer & Blessing – Fr. Frank Karwacki closing remarks


“Healing: Jesus’ Way” with Fr. Dwight D. Schlaline
Reverend Dwight Schlaline grew up in East Berlin, PA as a parishioner of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church in Abbottstown, PA. During his teenage years, he joined the parish’s Upper Room Charismatic Prayer Group. Later he was led to attend the Franciscan University of Steubenville where he graduated with a degree in Classical Languages and Philosophy. On June 26, 2010, he was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Harrisburg. Currently, he is pastor of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus near Hanover, PA.

Fr. Dwight will celebrate a Charismatic Healing Mass following the Keynote.


“Introduction to Charismatic Renewal & Praying for the Gifts of the Holy Spirit”

Breakout Session with Bernice White at 2:15 PM


“Finding the Joy in Suffering with Christ” with Mr. Joseph Bankowski

Joe Bankowski was born in Massachusetts, has lived in York, Pennsylvania since age 6 and is a member of St. Rose of Lima Parish. He worked in the graphic arts, communication and publishing industry for 40 years as a production planner and in sales and sales force management. He has served the church as a Catechist, Lector, Extraordinary Minister, Youth Group Director and DRE. In 2015 he received a certificate of completion for the study of the “Theology and Spirituality of Divine Mercy” from the Pope John Paul II Institute. Joe and his wife Joyce have been married 52 years and have two married sons and six grandchildren. Joe conducts a Divine Mercy Chaplet Devotion at St. Rose of Lima on the second Sunday of each month that is now in its ninth year.


Music by “Praying Twice” Saint Joseph Church, York


September 16
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
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4800 Union Deposit Road
Harrisburg, PA 17111 United States
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