2017 – 2018 Events

Federal Holidays  – Holy Days of Obligation


October 1: Respect Life Sunday
October 1: Respect Life Sunday Holy Hour
October 7: Oktoberfest 2017
October 8: Blessing of Animals
October 8-13: Priest Convocation Workshop
October 9: Columbus Day (Federal Holiday Schedule)
October 13: SCLS Grandparents’ Rosary
October 13: Rosary Rally
October 14: Anointing of the Sick Mass
October 14: Diocesan Women’s Conference
October 15: SCLS Fall Open House
October 15: I AM Youth Rally
October 19: Courageous Love Bible Study Begins
October 28: Knights of Columbus Game Knight
October 28/29: CCW Membership Drive
October 28-November 19: Thanksgiving Food Collection
October 29: New Parishioner Welcome
October 29: Youth Ministry Trunk or Treat

November 1: All Saints’ Day [Holy Day of Obligation]
November 2: All Souls’ Day
November 5: Daylight Savings Time Ends
November 5: Stewardship Sunday
November 5: Solemn Vespers for the Dead
November 7: Election Day
November 9: Funeral Pre-Planning Workshop
November 11: Veterans’ Day
November 11: Diocesan Catechetical Conference
November 11: Fan the Fire Youth Rally
November 12-14: Annual Solemn Forty Hours Devotions
November 16: SCLS PTO General Meeting
November 19: Thanksgiving Basket Distribution
November 23: Thanksgiving Day*
November 25-December 16: Giving Tree Gift Collection
November 27: Feast of the Miraculous Medal
November 28: Feast of Saint Catherine Labouré

December 3: First Sunday of Advent
December 6: Advent Evening of Story, Song & Prayer
December 6: Coffee Cup Christmas Luncheon
December 8: Immaculate Conception of Mary [Holy Day of Obligation]
December 10: PREP Advent Penance Service
December 10: Lessons and Carols Ceremony
December 14: Parish Advent Penance Service
December 17: Giving Tree Distribution
December 18: School Christmas Program
December 25: Nativity of the Lord
December 26: Christmas Day Observed (Federal Holiday Schedule)

January 1: Solemnity of Mary, the Mother of God
January 2: New Year’s Day Observed (Federal Holiday Schedule)
January 4: Theology of the Body Begins
January 5: Confirmation Retreat
January 7: The Epiphany of our Lord
January 13: That Man Is You (Spring Semester Begins)
January 14: Eucharistic Adoration Gathering
January 15: Martin Luther King Day (Federal Holiday Schedule)
January 19: March for Life in Washington, D.C.
January 19/20: Knights of Columbus Cabaret
January 21: Diocese Pro-Life Mass and Rosary Procession
January 21/22: 24 Hours for Life Prayer Vigil
January 26: Trials of Faith Evening of Reflection
January 28 – February 2: Catholic Schools’ Week
January 28: SCLS Open House

February 1: SCLS Pre-School Information Night
February 2: World Day of Consecrated Life
February 2: SCLS Mini-THON
February 4: Scout Sunday
February 9-11: Youth Ministry Mount 2000
February 10: First Penance
February 10: Saint Catherine Labouré School Gala
February 11: Pancake Day
February 14: Ash Wednesday
February 15: SCLS K-8 Parent Information Night
February 19: Presidents’ Day (Federal Holiday Schedule)
February 20/21: SCLS Pre-School Registration
February 21: Lenten Soup Suppers Begin
February 22: SCLS PTO General Meeting
February 24: First Penance (Snow Make-Up Day)
February 25: PREP Lenten Penance Service

March 2-4: 150th Anniversary of the Diocese of Harrisburg
March 3-4: Easter Basket Donation Drive Begins
March 5: SCLS Kindergarten Registration
March 6: SCLS Grades 1-8 New Student Registration
March 10: 70th Anniversary for Founding of the Parish
March 10: Diocesan Men’s Conference
March 10: Easter Basket Collection Begins
March 11: Daylight Savings Time Begins
March 12: Sacrament of Confirmation
March 17: Faith and Fun Venture Bus Trip
March 17: Proclaiming Christ Through Service
March 19: Parish Faith Bee
March 22: Parish Lenten Penance Service
March 24: Easter Basket Distribution
March 25: Palm Sunday
March 25: Diocesan Youth Mass
March 26: Chrism Mass
March 28: Living Stations of the Cross
March 29: Holy Thursday
March 30: Good Friday
March 31: Holy Saturday

April 1: Easter Sunday
April 3: Follow Me
April 5: Walking with Purpose Begins
April 7: Topper Trot 5K
April 8: Divine Mercy Gathering
April 8: Divine Mercy Sunday
April 9: Feast of the Ascension
April 9: Parish Faith Bee (Snow Date)
April 10: Prayer and Perspective Series Begins
April 14: First Communion Retreat
April 17: Arimathean Annual Luncheon
April 26/27: SCLS Musical
April 29: New Parishioner Welcome

May 2: Coffee Cup Anniversary Luncheon
May 5: First Communion
May 10: Royal Run Spaghetti Dinner
May 10: Ascension Thursday [Holy Day of Obligation]
May 11: SLCS Royal Run
May 12: Prayer Breakfast for Liturgical Ministers
May 13: Mother’s Day
May 14: Parish May Crowning
May 19: Altar Server Appreciation Day
May 20: Pentecost Sunday
May 20: PREP classes end
May 20: Children’s Liturgy of the Word ends
May 24: SCLS Band Concert
May 25: School May Crowning
May 25: SCLS PTO Ice Cream Social
May 28: Memorial Day (Federal Holiday Schedule)

June 17: Father’s Day