Ash Wednesday Mass

Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick, Harrisburg 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA

Bishop Ronald Gainer will be the Celebrant and Homilist for this Mass. Click here to learn more about Ash Wednesday and Lent.  

Rite of Election

Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick, Harrisburg 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA

The Rite of Election will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2023 at 4 PM at Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick, Harrisburg. All parishes with catechumens are asked to present their catechumens to Bishop Gainer at that time. Parishes are free to bring other guests, and are especially encouraged to bring any person participating the…

Lorica Awards

Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick, Harrisburg 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA

Bishop Ronald Gainer will present the Lorica Award to 12 lay members of the Diocesan Church who have exemplified themselves in service to their parishes and the local community. The celebration will take place in the context of Solemn Vespers, the sung evening prayer of the Church. You are invited to attend this wonderful celebration…

Chrism Mass

Cathedral Parish of Saint Patrick, Harrisburg 212 State Street, Harrisburg, PA

The Chrism Mass, celebrated on Monday of Holy Week, offers the faithful a solemn occasion to witness the blessing of the oils and the consecration of the Sacred Chrism that will be used in the celebration of the sacraments throughout the coming year.