Prayer Shawl Ministry meets Feb 1st

Daughters of Mary Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting
Tuesday, February 1
9:30 A.M. Leo Hall

We invite the ladies of the parish who enjoy knitting or crocheting to attend the next meeting of the Prayer Shawl Ministry.  Join us on February 1, after the 8:45 a.m. Mass (approximately 9:30 a.m.) in Leo Hall.

Moving forward, we will be meeting the 1st Tuesday of every month.  This is a reorganization of the group, and we would enjoy meeting new members, sharing ideas/patterns and serving the needs of our parish and community.  Currently, we are making hats/scarfs/mittens/lap blankets and shawls.

If you have any questions, please call Pamela Czurak at 231.343.7930 or email


Wednesday Bible Study in-person or virtual

Join us for Bible study on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m.  Meetings are both in-person in the School Library or on Zoom, whichever form suits you.  Contact for more info.

On January 26, the Bible Study Class will study Romans 8 and 9. Chapter 9 will be our jumping off point as we examine some philosophical issues like determinism and free will. If you still have your free will, use it to join us for this discussion.

TMIY Session begins February 5


Are you looking to deepen your relationship with God? Be a better husband? Become a more loving father? Build friendships with other like-minded men? And seek to be the best man you can be? Then come join…That Man is You!

This program meets every Saturday In-Person and Virtual on Zoom beginning on February 5 from 7:00 a.m.-8:00 a.m. in Leo Hall.

For more information contact Ben Nebroski at:

Now Forming – SCL Pierogi Crew

Was learning how to make pierogi one of your New Year’s resolutions? Well, it’s not too late. The parish will be hosting several pierogi-making workshops in preparation for our Lenten Fish Fry dinners. As of today’s bulletin, workshops are planned for weekdays and will be held in Leo Hall .

With enough interest, we hope to add a few Saturdays. Interested?

Contact Kathy Panza at or 717.564.1321 ext. 133 to add your name to our volunteer list.

Black Catholic Apostolate Mass February 13

February 13, 2022
12:00 p.m.
Shrine Church

Join the faithful of the Diocese of Harrisburg for this annual Celebration of Black Catholic history, culture and leaders. His Eminence, Wilton D. Cardinal Gregory, Archbishop of Washington, will serve as Principal Celebrant. All are cordially invited to attend.

Altar Server Training

January 25, 27 and 28 (Choose one or more sessions)
3:30 P.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Shrine Church

Young people of the parish are invited to consider serving Our Lord at His Altar for the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass. We welcome new servers to attend one session, however they may attend more than one if they want the opportunity for more practice. Those interested in serving will currently be in the fourth grade and have received their First Holy Communion. Current servers who would like a refresher are welcome to attend.

To register, contact Fr. Lease or email or call the parish office at 717.564.1321.

Pilgrim Icon of St. Joseph to visit Jan 25

The Knights of Columbus will hold a Prayer Service with the Pilgrim Icon of Saint Joseph on Tuesday, January 25 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Shrine Church.  All are welcome.

January 17 Federal Holiday Schedule

In commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we will follow our National/Federal holiday schedule on January 17, 2022.

  • The parish office and school are closed.
  • The 6:30 a.m. Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, Miraculous Medal Novena and confessions will not be held.
  • There will be one community Mass celebrated at 8:45 a.m. in the Shrine Church.




January Respect Life Baby Bottle Program

January 8th begins our parish baby bottle project to benefit the work of Morning Star Pregnancy Services. This year an envelope system will replace the use of bottles. We invite you to take home an envelope, available in the narthex, as you leave church.  Your financial support will help Morning Star continue to provide counseling and resources to women facing untimely pregnancies in our community.

Envelopes may be returned to the box on the table in the narthex by January 30 or mailed directly to the center.