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DECLARATION “DIGNITAS INFINITA” ON HUMAN DIGNITY: To learn more about the Catholic doctrine that outlines the importance of human dignity please click on Dignitas Infinita Document.

DAC (DIOCESAN ANNUAL CAMPAIGN) 2024: Click here to contribute to and support more than 90 ministries and programs throughout the 15 counties of the Diocese of Harrisburg. 

OUTSIDE STATIONS OF THE CROSS: Wednesday, April 24, 6pm, outside at Holy Spirit Church.
Respect Life Ministry will be praying and meditating using our outside Stations of the Cross. Please feel free to join them, no RSVP needed. 

RESPECT LIFE PRESENTATION WITH FATHER BRIAN STRASSBURGER ON THE US-MEXICAN BORDER: Wednesday, April 24, 7pm, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Mechanicsburg.
The Respect Life Committee at St. Joseph’s Church are inviting you to join them at a firsthand look at current conditions at the border. Fr. Brain Strassburger, S.J. serves migrant families waiting at the border to cross legally into the U.S., undocumented children in the U.S detention centers, and San Felipe de Jesus parish in Brownsvillle, TX. He will be present to partake in conversations and be available to answer any questions that you have at the end of the presentation. For more information or questions, contact Mary Vukelich at communications@stjosephmech.org

PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Sunday, April 28, 9am- 1pm, Agape Hall.
The Knights of Columbus will sponsor a Pancake Breakfast Social. There will be no charge, and all parishioners and their families are welcome. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, coffee, tea, and juice. We hope you will come out to enjoy a good meal, visit with your fellow parishioners, and make some new friends too. 

HOLY HOUR OF REPARATION: Friday, May 3, 7pm, Main Church.
All are invited to our First Friday devotion in the Main Church. Spend some time with Jesus and offer up your prayers to His Sacred Heart to make reparation for our sins and the sins of the whole world. This year’s theme is “Eucharistic Miracles.”

SPAGHETTI DINNER: Saturday, May 4, 3:30pm-7pm, Agape Hall.
Please join the Knights of Columbus Council 10502 for a Spaghetti Dinner on Saturday, May 4  from 3:30 to 7pm.  Meal includes spaghetti with meatballs, salad, Italian bread, and drinks. All proceeds benefit the Caring Cupboard.  You can dine- in, order take out or Register online at hskofc10502.org . Any questions, please feel free to contact Art Bond, abond702@comcast.net or 717-383-8583.

BEGINNING EXPERIENCE WEEKEND: Friday-Sunday, May 3-5, Camp Kirchenwald in Lebanon, PA. 
Beginning Experience is your Church at work to provide help, healing, and spiritual restoration. The weekend is led by people who have lost a spouse through death or divorce. Each Beginning Experience team is certified by the International Beginning Experience Organization. Please join us for this experience on May 3-5, 2024, at Camp Kirchenwald in Lebanon, PA. Check the Harrisburg Diocesan website for more information http://www.hbgdiocese.org/marriage and click on the “Navigating Difficulties” box or check www.beginningexperience.org. Information can also be obtained by contacting the Harrisburg Beginning Experience team at 717-379-0800 or jpennat_58@comcast.net


GOLDEN HEARTS SENIOR COOKOUT: Friday, May 10, 12noon, Church Pavilion.
The Respect Life ministry invites the Senior Parishioners (over 50 years of age) to a cookout at our Church Pavilion (if rain, social hall cook-in). There is no charge, but a free will offering will be accepted. We hope you will join our ministry for an afternoon of fun and good food. There are forms on the table in the narthex if you miss the bulletin insert. Fill out and drop off at the office or return in an envelope marked ‘Respect Life Cookout’ and drop in the offering basket by Wednesday, May 1. Looking forward to seeing everyone!

SPIRIT FEST 2024 SAVE THE DATES: Join us the weekend of August 2 & 3, 2024 for more Eats, Treats, & Beats! This year’s featured bands include: Friday, August 2: Mockingbird & Uptown Band & Saturday, August 3: Holly Serio & Clockwork.



ANXIETY THERAPY GROUP: Fridays, July 5, 12, 19, & 26 and August 2 & 9, 1pm – 2:30pm, 934 E. Chocolate Ave., Hershey, PA, for women ages 15-18.
Anxiety has become increasingly prevalent since COVID. If left unchecked, it can become debilitating. Those who have struggled with anxiety often feel alone in their struggle. Some feel discouraged due to believing they will never get better. This psychoeducational support group provides an open space for members to learn, realize they are not along, and obtain hope as no one must stay stuck in anxiety. For more information, questions, and registration, contact Lisa Hilsher at lhilsher@PHAcentralPA.com. Deadline for registration is July 1, 2024. 

Are you in need of prayer? Are you lonely or overwhelmed? The National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton has a prayer line available with staff who will speak with and pray with you. Your prayer intentions can be placed on the tomb of Mother Seton. Call us toll free at 1-866-202-4934, Monday – Friday, 10am – 5 pm. We are here for you. 

The Temptations & The Four Tops: Saturday, May 4 from 4pm- 10:15pm.
Mackinac Island & More: June 2- June 8. Depart on June 2 at 7am and return on June 8 at 7pm.
Eaglemania!: Friday, July 12 from 4:15pm -10:45pm.
King in Concert: Wednesday, August 7 from 8am – 9pm.
Savannah & Barrier Islands: Oct. 27- Nov. 2. Depart on Oct. 27 at 6:30pm and return Nov. 2 at 10:15pm.
Peddler’s Village: Wednesday, November 20 from 7:45am- 7pm.
For more information on these events and their specific information contact Josette Houri at (717) 838-4982.


The Areba Club is open to adults in the area over 50 year old, regardless of race, ethnicity, or religion. Join us for our meetings held the third Tuesday of the month at 1pm in the SJA Parish Social Hall, 359 W. Areba Avenue, Hershey, PA. For more information, please contact Marge Michalski at 717-838-6415. Areba Club information, including trips, can be found at https://www.stjoanhershey.org/areba-club.html. A schedule and description of their upcoming trips is also posted on Holy Spirit’s bulletin board outside the parish office.


HOLY SPIRIT MAGNETS are available for $5 for your refrigerator and car. Stop by our parish office during regular business hours and help support the Knights of Columbus and our church!