October 14-18 Schedule

The parish office/school will be closed on Columbus Day, Monday, October 14,2019. Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary and the Miraculous Medal Novena will not be held.

Due to the Priest Continuing Education Workshop, daily Masses will not be offered in the church Monday, October 14 through Friday, October 18.  See daily Mass Schedule below for other locations.

On  October 16 & 17, 2019, the Church and Oratory will be closed for carpet cleaning.   During this 48-hour period, there will no daily Masses, Eucharistic Adoration or access to the narthex and Shrine. The church will reopen on Friday, October 18.

We thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this time.

Daily Mass Schedule during the Priests’ Workshop

CATHEDRAL OF SAINT PATRICK • 212 State Street, Harrisburg
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at 12:00 p.m.

HOLY FAMILY • 555 South 25th Street, Harrisburg
Monday/Friday at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday at 9:30 a.m., Thursday at 8:00 a.m.

SAINT MARGARET MARY • 2800 Paxton Church Road, Harrisburg
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday at 8:30 a.m.

SAINT FRANCIS OF ASSISI • 1439 Market Street, Harrisburg
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 7:30 a.m.

HOLY NAME OF JESUS • 6150 Allentown Boulevard, Harrisburg
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday at 8:00 a.m., Friday at 8:30 a.m.

SEVEN SORROWS BVM • 280 North Race Street, Middletown
Monday through Friday at 8:00 a.m.


Mass with Annointing October 12

OCTOBER 12, 2019

On October 12, close to the feast of Saint Luke, Evangelist, who is believed to have been a physician by profession, there will be a special Mass with the Anointing of the Sick for our homebound parishioners and any others who are in need of the Sacrament. The Mass begins at 11:00 a.m. followed by a light luncheon. Confessions will begin at 10:15 a.m.

Please call the parish office at 717.564.1321 if you plan to attend.

New Youth Ministry Programs begin

High School Youth Ministry

Holy Name of Jesus and Saint Catherine Labouré High School Youth Ministry will hold their kickoff event, S’mores & Saints, on Sunday, October 6, from 7:30 p.m.-9:00 p.m. behind the rectory at Holy Name.

All parishioners in grades 9-12 are invited to join us for food, games and campfire stories about Saints! Bring a lawn chair and a story about your favorite Saint(s) to share.

For more information, please contact Father Josh at 717.564.1321 x102 or frjweaver@sclhbg.org.

Middle School Youth Ministry

Edge Middle School Youth Ministry is open to all parishioners in grades 6 through 8. The four main objectives are:
– to grow in knowledge of our faith;
– to grow closer to the Lord spiritually through prayer;
– to foster a spirit of service to our Church and Community;
– and to provide an opportunity for our young people to come together and have fun.

Meetings typically take place the first/ third Sunday of the month in Holy Name ‘s former church from 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The next meeting will be held on Sunday, October 6, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

For more info, contact Tara Benkovic at 717.512.6578 or hnjedge@comcast.net

Stewardship Commitment Weekend

This weekend, we are being asked to prayfully commit to a lifetime of stewardship, to prayerfully consider how we might increase or giving in time, talent and treasure.

Share you intentions today by completing our online Commitment Card.

Take advantage of the parish’s free online subscription to:                                      


Get your tickets for The Not So Newlywed Game

Laboure Game Knight sponsored by the Knights of Columbus will be held Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 6:30 pm in Leo Hall.  

Enjoy a full course dinner, then be part of the “studio” audience, to watch your fellow parishioners play a revised edition of the popular TV game show, The Newlywed (and not so newlywed) Game.

Adults: $22
Students: $12.
Reserved Table for eight: $160.

Tickets are available in the narthex after Masses  September 22/23 and 28/29.

Grieving with Great Hope Grief Support Program

October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2019

6:30 p.m.—8:30 p.m.

Room 109

Register today!

Anyone who has experienced the loss of a loved one is invited to participate in a weekly grief support group program based on the Grieving with Great Hope series.  Facilitators are gentle, caring individuals who themselves have experienced the loss of a loved one.    

  • Participants need not attend all sessions.
  • Pre-registration is not required but requested for planning purposes. 
  • If interested, please contact the parish office at 717.564.1321, email at parish@sclhbg.org   


Women’s Bible Study Session- Walking with Purpose

Wednesdays, September 18-October 23
7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m
Room 109

A 6-WEEK BIBLE STUDY FOR WOMEN BASED ON PAUL’S LETTERS TO THE EPHESIANS. So many of us are wrestling through the reality that life isn’t easy, even when we are doing the right thing. Suffering can slam into us from left field, leaving us reeling. This study provides a firm foundation to stand on no matter what life throws our way.

With an emphasis on healing and wholeness, Fearless and Free is a personal and transformative study that will leave you changed for good! You’ll experience being grounded in truth while wrapped in the embrace of the One who loves us all completely and without end. More info contact Deb at 717.564.1321 x132 dsalldin@sclhbg.org or Suzette at suzemar35@verizon.net.

Footprints of God Begins September 17

The Footprints of God: the Story of Salvation From Abraham to Augustine
Tuesdays • 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Beginning September 17, 2019• Leo Hall

This is a documentary film series hosted by popular Catholic author, speaker, and apologist Steve Ray. Meet the people and see the places that shaped the salvation story through Scripture and Church history. It’s a fast-paced, entertaining biography, travel documentary, Bible study, apologetics course, and Church history study rolled into one remarkable adventure! For information or to sign up contact Deb at dsalldin@sclhbg.org.

Surviving Divorce program begins September 3

Tuesdays • September 3-November 26
6:45 p.m.-8:15 p.m. • Emmaus Room 109

Surviving Divorce brings hope and healing to those who have experienced the pain and loneliness of a broken marriage. It is for the newly  separated/divorced and those still struggling many years later. It helps answer questions, restore hope, and begin authentic healing. Developed and hosted by Rose Sweet, Surviving Divorce features experts working in this field; includes personal testimonies of Catholics who have experienced the  breakdown of their families.

For more info call Deb at 717.564.1321 dsalldin@sclhbg.org or Tom O’Neill at 717.657.4804 or  TONeill@hbgdiocese.org