Keeping the Sabbath: Attending Mass

As previously announced, the bishops are reinstating the obligation to attend Mass in person on Sundays and holy days beginning on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021. However, by longstanding Church law,…

RCIA: Entering the Catholic Church

What is RCIA? The RCIA, which stands for Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults, is a process through which men and women enter the Catholic Church. It includes several stages…

Looking for Altar Servers!

Altar Servers           Youth (grades 4-12) are eligible to participate in this ministry at Sunday Masses.  Altar servers assist the priest and deacon during Mass by…

Consider Serving as an Usher

An important message from Rege Simon, lead usher at St. Mary’s. With the Pandemic health restrictions beginning to ease at St. Mary’s, it is evident that the time is now…

New Guidance Regarding Covid

June 27th: Masks are no longer required of anyone!  Please read the following updated guidance from the diocese regarding safe health practices! Thank you! On May 29th and 30th: ✔️Social…

Livestream of Mass

I.  Mass During this Pandemic         The  obligation to attend Mass due to the pandemic has been lifted by our Bishop. You are  still encouraged to attend…

Monthly Food Collection

The third weekend of each month is the designated date for collection of food for Lebanon County Christian Ministries (LCCM) and Jonestown Outreach Pantry (JOY). These community outreach centers really…

Update on Diocese Reorganization

Below are links to  a letter from Bishop Gainer, in English and Spanish, providing an update on the reorganization. Reorganization Update Letter November 2020 Update Letter November 2020 – Spanish

Note: Please notify the parish office 717-272-5674 when any family member or parishioner is in the hospital, a rehab center, a nursing home or is homebound and would welcome a parish visitor. Current laws preclude health care institutions from divulging any patient information. Please advise the office staff whether confession, communion, or anointing of the sick is requested.