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Dio of Harrisburg 3h
The sick, the poor, and the aged are constantly in danger of being considered “useless” members of society and therefore ignored—or worse. Today's Saint was devoted to caring for the poor of this world. To this day hospitals & homes for the aged help many.
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Dio of Harrisburg 23h
This Sunday is known as Rejoicing Sunday. Find out more in this Gospel Reflection by Bishop Ronald Gainer.
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Fr. Dan Powell Dec 14
“Those who follow you, Lord, will have the light of life.” There are so many things in our world that want to lead us away from the Lord. That look good but in reality are not good for us. As we continue in this Advent season may we strive each day to follow the Lord
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 14
Father Ted Keating, Pastor of Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Middletown, is interviewed by Dan Steele for this edition of . Listen on line or check out air times at
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 13
For the Christmas season the Diocesan Office of Catholic Cemeteries is hosting a memorial program that will place a wreath or flowers at your loved one’s final resting place. You can order on-line at:
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 13
Today's Saint knew of the heroism of earlier virgin martyrs. She remained faithful to their example and to the example of the carpenter, whom she knew to be the Son of God. She is the patroness of eyesight.
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 12
Today is the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. In 1531, on a hillside in central Mexico, Mary, Mother of God and our mother, appeared five times to an Aztec man named Juan Diego.
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 11
It may have been a cold, dark Sunday night, but that didn’t keep people away from The at St. Joseph’s Parish, Mechanicsburg. The event mixed & contemporary music, to bring the community together for praise and worship.
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 10
“The mission of the Church is to be accepting, helpful and caring to all individuals. Welcoming people with disabilities should just be an innate part of what we do." That was the sentiment for the recent Mass Celebrating Persons with Disabilities.
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Carol Zimmermann Dec 10
“The pope rang the doorbell and was welcomed by the personnel on duty, who were dumbstruck at the unexpected visit,” the Vatican said.
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 10
Marriage Tip - Does your family have a plan for this year? It’s not too late – even simple traditions like the Advent wreath and Christmas crèche help prepare your hearts and home for the coming of Jesus.
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Fr. Dan Powell Dec 10
“Then will the eyes of the blind be opened, the ears of the deaf be cleared; Then will the lame leap like a stag, then the tongue of the mute will sing.” IN ADVENT, THEN IS NOW. Today, right now, the Lord Jesus wants to open our eyes & our ears. BE OPEN TO HIM TODAY!
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 9
"I turned 40 during my time at Evergreen, and it's like starting my life again. The program not only changed my life, it saved my life." Read more about that inspiring quote and more in this issue of The Catholic Witness.
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 9
One way to bring your family closer to Christ and each other this is to take advantage of some of the many traditions. Learn how we can introduce some Advent traditions into our families.
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 9
Explore the Sunday Readings
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 8
Get your bus seat now for the on January 18, 2019. This is the list of local buses that we have thus far.
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 8
Don’t forget your envelope! Please donate to the Retirement Fund for Religious at Mass this weekend.
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 8
The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary has roots in a feast called the Conception of Mary from the Eastern Church in the 7th century. It came to the West in the 8th century. It is now recognized as a solemnity & is a Holy Day of Obligation
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 7
Elderly religious need your help. Please donate to the at Mass this weekend. Learn more at .
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Dio of Harrisburg Dec 7
Prepare, for Christmas or something greater? Hear more from Bishop Ronald Gainer in this week's Gospel Reflection.
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