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February 10, 2017

Lenten Dinners and Events

Fish Dinners

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Cornwall will serve Lenten fish dinners on Wednesdays from Feb. 15-April 12. Dinner includes baked or fried fish, baked potato or French fries, applesauce or coleslaw, coffee for tea. Cost is $9.

St. Rose of Lima Parish in York will be holding their annual seafood fundraiser during the Lenten season. The event will kick off with a lunch on Ash Wednesday (March 1) from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Then lunches and dinners will be served every Friday through April 7. Lunches will run from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dinners will begin at 4 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. For menus and additional information visit our Web site at www.saintroseoflimayork.org.

St. Joan of Arc Knights of Columbus Council 6693 in Hershey will hold a Lenten fish fry on March 10 and March 24 in the school cafeteria from 5-8 p.m. Baked or beer-battered fish, freshly-cut fries or mac & cheese and coleslaw. Dessert also available.

St. Ann Byzantine Catholic Parish in Harrisburg will offer hot and tasty fish and perohi dinners this Lent on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. for $10 in the parish hall. Homemade soups, side dishes and desserts will also be available. Perohi will be sold frozen for $6 per dozen each Wednesday during the dinners and from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesdays and on Saturdays in Lent from 9 a.m.-noon. Fillings available will be potato and cheese, cabbage, sauerkraut, prune, farmer cheese and apple. Smoked kielbasa rings and sticks will also be available for sale for $6. The newly renovated parish gift shop will be open during all sales and dinners. The dinners begin on March 8 and end on April 5. For info: 717-652-0545 or www.stannbyz.org.

The Knights of Columbus of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish in Mifflintown will serve its annual Lenten fish sinners in the church social hall on Fridays, Feb. 24-April 7 from 4-7 p.m. All-you-can-eat meal includes fried and baked fish, popcorn shrimp, fried clams, French fries, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, corn, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, rolls, puddings, and a selection of homemade desserts. Pay at the door: adults $12; ages 6-12 $6; children 5 and under free.

St. Francis Xavier Parish in Gettysburg will host its sixth annual Lenten fish frys on Fridays March 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7, from 5-7 p.m., at Xavier Center, 465 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg. Dine in or take out. Adult, children and reduced portions available. Children under 5 eat free. Call 717-334-4048 or visit www.stfxcc.org.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Cornwall will serve Lenten fish dinners on Wednesdays from Feb. 15-April 12. Dinner includes baked or fried fish, baked potato or French fries, applesauce or coleslaw, coffee for tea. Cost is $9.

St. Rose of Lima Parish in York will be holding their annual seafood fundraiser during the Lenten season. The event will kick off with a lunch on Ash Wednesday (March 1) from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Then lunches and dinners will be served every Friday through April 7. Lunches will run from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dinners will begin at 4 p.m. and end at 7 p.m. For menus and additional information visit our Web site at www.saintroseoflimayork.org.

St. Joan of Arc Knights of Columbus Council 6693 in Hershey will hold a Lenten fish fry on March 10 and March 24 in the school cafeteria from 5-8 p.m. Baked or beer-battered fish, freshly-cut fries or mac & cheese and coleslaw. Dessert also available.

The Knights of Columbus of St. Jude Thaddeus Parish in Mifflintown will serve its annual Lenten fish sinners in the church social hall on Fridays, Feb. 24-April 7 from 4-7 p.m. All-you-can-eat meal includes fried and baked fish, popcorn shrimp, fried clams, French fries, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, corn, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, rolls, puddings, and a selection of homemade desserts. Pay at the door: adults $12; ages 6-12 $6; children 5 and under free.

St. Francis Xavier Parish in Gettysburg will host its sixth annual Lenten fish frys on Fridays March 10, 17, 24, 31 and April 7, from 5-7 p.m., at Xavier Center, 465 Table Rock Road, Gettysburg. Dine in or take out. Adult, children and reduced portions available. Children under 5 eat free. Call 717-334-4048 or visit www.stfxcc.org.

St. Cecilia Parish in Lebanon will hold its annual Lenten fish dinners in the social hall at 120 E. Lehman Street from 4-7 p.m. on Fridays through April 7. Cost of $8 includes baked or fried fish, French fries, pepper cabbage, roll and drink.

Our Lady of the Blessed Sacrament Knights of Columbus Council 15137 in Harrisburg will hold their Lenten fish dinners on Fridays through April 7 from 4:30-7 p.m. in the parish social hall in the lower level of the church. Dinner choices feature beer battered haddock, lightly seasoned oven-baked cod, or large breaded shrimp (combo plates available.) Half portions and fish sticks are available for the kids. Dinners include sides of fresh coleslaw, baked potato, or French fries, plus a beverage and dessert. Adult dinners are $10, and kids’ meals are $5. Take-out meals available. Proceeds enable the council to support the needs of the parish and parish community. Stations of the Cross take place at 7:15 each Friday evening after the dinner.

Our Lady Help of Christians Parish in Lykens is holding its annual Lenten fish fry dinners every Friday through April 7. Dinner runs from 4-7 p.m., with take-outs available. Call 717-453-9931 to order.

Our Lady of Lourdes Parish in Enola is hosting dinners during Lent in the church social hall from 4-7 p.m. on Fridays through April 7. Menu includes seasoned baked cod, church-made baked macaroni & cheese, church-made pierogis, veggie or stewed tomatoes, coleslaw, roll, dessert and coffee or punch. Baked fish for adults is $11, mac & cheese for adults is $10, pierogi for adults is $10, any children’s meal is $5. Eat-in or take-out. No reservations necessary. Classical acoustical guitar dinner music provided by Nate.

St. Peter Parish in Columbia will hold its Lenten fish fry on Fridays through April 7. In its 38th year, the menu features a variety of fish platters and other non-meat dishes prepared by the women of the parish. Included in the price of the fish platters are: coleslaw, a dinner roll, macaroni and cheese, a vegetable, French fries, and coffee or tea. Homemade soups, weekly specials, a la carte items and desserts are also available. The public is invited and may eat-in or take-out every Friday through April 7, from 4-6:30 p.m.

St. Monica Parish in Sunbury will be having Lenten fish dinners in the parish center Friday March 3, 17 and 31 from 4:15-6:15 p.m. For pricing and menus, please check our bulletins at www.discovermass.com.

Holy Angels Parish in Kulpmont will serve Lenten fish dinners on Fridays during Lent from 4-6 p.m. in the activity center. Dinner includes soup and salad Bar, baked fish, potato, vegetable, coleslaw, bread, dessert and beverage. Eat-in or Take-out. Donation is $9 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under.

Events

Encounter: a retreat experience for college aged young adults and recent graduates will be held March 25 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Cardinal Keeler Center in Harrisburg. Lent is a perfect time to get away to refresh and renew ourselves while growing in relationship with our Lord and with other young adults. For more information, contact your Catholic Campus Ministry/Newman Club or the Diocesan Office for Youth and Young Adult Ministry at oyyam@hbgdiocese.org or call 717-657-4804 ext. 327.

“The Passion of Our Lord through the Eyes of His Mother” – Join the Columbiettes for a Lenten Day of Reflection March 11 at St. Joseph Church in York beginning with Mass at 9 a.m. Father Stephen Fernandes, pastor, will be the presenter. The day will conclude with Adoration and recitation of the Rosary. Light refreshments will be provided.

St. Rose of Lima Parish in York will have a Catholic Book and DVD Fair during Lent. Books and DVDs from Ignatius Press will be available for purchase after the Sunday Masses and during the Friday Lenten Seafood Dinners in the auditorium of the parish center. Those interested in ordering by catalog may contact Sharon Egan at 717-843-3043 or segan@hbgdiocese.org for more information.

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in Conewago welcomes you a Lenten Mini-Retreat given by Sister Thelma Steiger, HSF. Ph.D., on March 18 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. in the Msgr. Rost Parish Hall, 30 Basilica Dr., Hanover. Doors open at 8 a.m. The topic of the Retreat is “How I Long to Love You: Contemplating the Mysteries of Passiontide.” A free-will offering will be accepted. For more information, call Deb McAulay at 717-632-7708.

St. Joseph Parish in York will host a Lenten event with Father Paul Dressler, OFM, Cap., on March 19 and 20 at 7 p.m. Father Dressler’s priestly ministries have included working in a Capuchin parish in center-city Philadelphia, serving as a coordinator for youth adult ministry in Philadelphia, and studying Franciscan formation in Rome at the Antonianum. He is the director of post-novitiate formation for the Capuchin-Franciscans at Capuchin College in Washington, D.C., and he has been a retreat master and speaker at several youth and young adult conferences. Fr. Paul’s major influences on his spirituality and thought include St. Augustine, St. Francis of Assisi, St. Therese Lisieux, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Padre Pio, to name a few. Call the parish at 717-755-7503 for additional information.

Lancaster Court Queen of Peace #1023 of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas cordially invites all women to attend a Lenten retreat. Sister Mary Paul Giordano, DM, will present “Mary asks, ‘Who do you say that I am?’” at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Millersville in the Parish Activity Center from 1-4 p.m. on March 19. A light lunch will be provided. There is no cost to attend, but free-will offerings will be accepted. For more information or to reserve a seat, e-mail mgiordano.sultzbach@gmail.com or call Margaret T. Giordano at 717-390-9035.

Soup and Scripture on Wednesdays during Lent will be offered at Xavier Center in Gettysburg, with soup and bread supper from 6-6:30 p.m., followed by speakers from 6:30-7:30.

March 8: Dr. John Mark Miravalle, Professor of Moral Theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, will speak on “Battle in the Desert: Christ’s Victory over Satan.” March 15: Dr. Owen Phelan, Professor of Church History at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary. March 22: Father Charles Connor, Professor of Church History at Mount St Mary’s Seminary. March 29: Msgr. Michael Heintz, Professor of Theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, will speak on “Witness and Worship: The Meaning of the Apocalypse.” April 5:  Msgr. Anthony Frontiero, Director of Human Formation at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, will speak on “The Sinless Friend of Sinners and the Paschal Mystery: The Final Week and the Morning Beyond Belief.”

How much does Jesus Christ love you? And how is that love revealed to you when you turn your focus and concentrate on certain elements leading to the death of Christ on the cross? Answers to those questions will be addressed March 11 during a mini retreat at Xavier Center in Gettysburg beginning at 8 a.m. and closing at noon. “How I Long To Love You” is the theme and will be presented by two nuns from the Tau Hermitage of St. Francis Assisi in Fairfield: Sister Thelma Steiger and Sister Jo Ann Knight. Definitions of contemplation, a form of prayer, and mysticism, a theological, biblically-based element about the Passion and Death of Christ, will be given with several sub-topics to shed Lenten light on the main theme “How I Long To Love You.” A special story is planned to close the event at noon. The mini-retreat will start at 8 a.m. with Mass celebrated by Father Daniel Mitzel, pastor at St. Francis Xavier Parish. A hospitality table featuring a variety of pastries will be available. There is no charge for the event, but a free-will offering will be received. Interested attendees are advised to call Kim Reiner at the church office to reserve a seat. The phone number is 717-334-3919.

A Lent retreat, “Jesus, the Suffering Servant,” will be held at St. Philip the Apostle Church in Millersville March 22. Both a day retreat (10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.) and night retreat (6:30-9:30 p.m.) will be offered. The day retreat includes lunch, and the night retreat includes light refreshments. Cost for the day retreat is $12. Cost for the night retreat is $8. Call 717-872-2166, ext. 103, or e-mail cmiller@hbgdiocese.org to register. Registrations will be accepted until March 19.

St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Waynesboro will hold a Lenten Mission March 5-7. Father Donald Bender will speak on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m., offer daily Masses at 8 a.m. on Monday and Tuesday and hear confessions from 5:30–6:45 p.m.  There will be Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament after 8 a.m. daily Mass on Monday and Tuesday, with Benediction and Reposition at the evening service.

St. Monica Church in Sunbury will have Stations of the Cross on Fridays during Lent in the main church beginning at 7 p.m. Please note that Stations of the Cross on Good Friday, April 14, will be at noon in the main church with a celebration of the Lord’s Passion that evening at 7 p.m. in the main church.

Soup and Stations at St. Benedict Parish in Lebanon and “The Deep Dark Secrets of the Catholic Church” presented by Father Michael Rothan.  Each Friday in Lent beginning at 6 p.m., the parish will serve meatless soups and bread. At 6:15, a presentation of The Deep Dark Secrets of the Catholic Church will take place. Stations of the Cross in English will follow in the church at 7 p.m.

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