Our parish baby bottle project to benefit the work of Morning Star Pregnancy Services continues throughout January. Envelopes are available by the exits as you leave church, or in the narthex for your contribution of coins, cash or a check.
Envelopes may be returned to the church by January 31 or mailed directly to the center.
For Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we will follow our National/Federal holiday schedule on Monday, Janaury 18th. . The parish office/school are closed. The 6:30 a.m. Mass, Miraculous Medal Novena and confessions will not be held.
There will be one community Mass celebrated at 9:00 a.m. in the Shrine Church.
This week, we were notified that members of our parish have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus. Please remember these parishioners in your prayers. These members of our parish family were last in our parish office on Thursday morning and in the Church Thursday afternoon at the 4:30 PM Mass. We continue to follow all Federal, State, and Diocesan Guidelines regarding mitigation, sanitization, and social distancing and are exercising every effort to keep everyone as safe as possible.
As part of this process, we are sanitizing the parish office and closing the office temporarily due to exposure to the staff. The office is expected to re-open on Thursday, January 14. The office staff will be working remotely till this time; they will do their best to respond to inquiries in a timely manner.
Fr. Lease and Fr. Josh are healthy but are quarantining nonetheless as a safety precaution. Therefore,weekday Mass is temporarily cancelled and is expected to resume on Thursday, January 14.
Mass on Saturday, January 9 and Sunday, January 10 will be held as usual with guest priests.
PREP will also be held as usual on Sunday, January 10.
Confession will be held Saturday evening January 9 but not on Sunday morning, January 10.
The Monday evening Novena and Confessions on January 11 are cancelled.
We kindly ask that anyone who is ill not attend Mass. Bishop Gainer has extended the dispensation from attending Mass and you may view the live stream of our 4:30 PM Saturday and 9:30 AM Sunday Masses on the parish webpage or Facebook page. If you have a concern and wish to speak with us, please contact the Parish Office at 717-564-1321 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.