“To seek to know the love of God revealed in Jesus Christ; to celebrate together as a Catholic family of faith; and to share our gifts and talents in loving service to others.”

PARISH OFFICE – 717-838-3369

Bishop Gainer has lifted the COVID-19 masking mandate and all other remaining COVID-19 restrictions, effective June 28, 2021. Those who wish to continue wearing a mask are welcome to do so. We continue to encourage those who are unwell or under care for COVID-19 to refrain from attending Mass in person.

Our indoor Masses are live streamed on our YouTube channel. Click here or on the YouTube icon or search Holy Spirit Palmyra on YouTube. To follow along with weekend Mass readings and music, click here.

MASS TIMES

There will not be daily Mass on Monday, July 26, while Fr. Anthony is away.

WEEKEND MASSES
Saturday –  4:00pm Vigil; Communion available at the Narthex doors immediately following Mass

Sunday
8:30am outside and 11:00am; Communion available at our Adoration Chapel 1/2 hour following Mass.
SPANISH MASS TIMES

WEEKDAY MASSES
Monday and Thursday 9:00am Mass
Wednesday6:00pm (5:30pm Rosary before Mass)
Friday – 7:00am outside (bring lawn chair)

CONFESSIONS
Saturday 5:00 – 5:30pm and Wednesday – 6:30 – 7:00pm

ADORATION CHAPEL HOURS – Click here for the chapel schedule. Are you interested in joining our Chapel team? We are ready to help you get started!

EVENTS AND NEWS

Please pray for the souls of Bartley Kaminski and
Heather Skonier-Baer,
who recently passed.

Bartley is the son of parishioner Bart Kaminski. View his obituary here: https://www.rothermelfuneralhome.com/obituary/Bartley-Kaminski.

View Heather’s obituary here:
https://www.hooverfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Heather-M-Skonier-Baer?obId=21772680#/obituaryInfo.

Friday, Aug 6 and Saturday, Aug 7
Holy Spirit Church Grounds
T-shirt order deadline is Tuesday, July 20.
Click here for festival details!

POVERTY SIMULATION EXPERIENCE:  Friday, August 20, 6-8:30pm,Church of the Good Shepherd, 1500 Quentin Road, Lebanon
Lebanon County Christian Ministries and Lebanon Valley College are teaming up to provide a  unique poverty simulation experience. The Community Action Poverty Simulation breaks down stereotypes by allowing participants to step into the real-life situations of others. Examples include: 1) A single parent with limited resources and no transportation must find a way to get to work and get their child to daycare. 2) An elderly person must find a way to pay for both utilities and medication. 3) A young adult must care for siblings while their parent is incarcerated. 4) An elderly couple must raise their grandchildren and deal with their own health and employment issues. To register (limited to 40 people) or for more information on fighting homelessness in Lebanon County, go to
  https://www.flipcause.com/secure/cause_pdetails/MTE2ODA0.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED AT CAMP KIRCHENWALD: Volunteers Needed! The Diocesan Summer Camp for Adults with Developmental Disabilities is seeking volunteers to assist at its residential camp, August 15-20, 2021. Of particular need this year are adult female volunteers who are able to remain overnight. The camp takes place at Camp Kirchenwald in Lebanon County and serves the needs of approximately 30 adults. The camp has been held annually for the past 35 years and is primarily dependent on volunteer support. Volunteers are required to complete the Diocesan Clearance process and to provide proof of full vaccination from the COVID-19 virus (vaccination waivers may be granted). Attendance at a brief training session is also required. There is no cost to volunteers; all meals, events, campground activities, etc. are included. For more information or any questions,  contact Larry Kiley at 717-657-4804, Ext. 322, or email lkiley@hbgdiocese.org

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SPIRIT SCRAMBLE: Saturday, August 28, 8am, Iron Valley.
The 10th Annual Spirit Scramble Golf Tournament will be held at Iron Valley Golf Club in Lebanon. Details can be found and golfers can register online at www.SpiritScramble.com. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Dave Wolfe at 717-202-5609; Dane Schoenbaum at 717-304-3493; or email SpiritScrambleKofC@gmail.com for  questions. 

SPECIAL NEEDS VIRTUAL WORKSHOP: Sat. , August 28, 10am-12 noon.
The Diocesan Office of Ministry with People with Disabilities is hosting a no-cost virtual workshop, Navigating the World of the Family with Special Needs, via Zoom. This educational workshop is intended to help parents and caregivers address the question, “What is the key to special needs planning?”  Topics include Financial/Estate Planning, Special Needs Trusts, Guardianship, Wills, and Letter of Intent. To register, please email your name and phone number to lkiley@hbgdiocese.org no later than August 25 or call 717-657-4804, x 322. 

CATHOLIC CHARITIES EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION: Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Harrisburg, PA, has an immediate opening for a full time Executive Director. Catholic Charities is a non-profit 501(c) (3) organization and provides social services to the residents of the 15 counties that comprise the Diocese of Harrisburg. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter indicating salary requirements to CCEDsearch@hbgdiocese.org. For a full job description, visit https://www.hbgdiocese.org/job/executive-director-position/.

HERSHEY PARK VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITY: The Knights of Columbus is seeking volunteers to support the parish by working at Hershey Park throughout the summer. The parish earns $6 per hour worked and the volunteer can get free park tickets for a future visit. Anyone over 18 years old can apply. Contact Jack Yanni at 570- 220-3949 for details.

PREP REGISTRATION FOR 2021-22: Sign up now for Fall! Click here for fee structure and more information.

ONLINE PARISH DIRECTORY: We are pleased to announce the creation of a new online parish directory! No need to schedule a photo session. You will submit your own picture and the information you choose to share. The information is secure, with each family having an individual login and password. This will allow us to keep the directory up-to-date with parishioners, as well as activities around the church. It will be accessible from any device, including your laptops, tablets, or smartphones! You also have the option to print out your own hard copy from your home printer if you prefer.

To be included in the  directory, please register online through this website. From the drop down menu above, select Forms/Schedules and click on Online Directory Data Form. Ron Lay and Barb DiBrito are coordinating the directory. Please contact them with any questions or if you are in need of assistance in submitting your information or photograph. Ron: 717-926-2926, ron.lay@verizon.net or Barb: 717-314-9711, bardibrito@gmail.com. For more information, click on Directory Flyer 2020.

ARE YOU TRAVELING and interested in attending Mass in that area? Visit CatholicMassTime.org, enter the zip code or town you’re visiting, and a list of local Catholic churches will be displayed!

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