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NEWS  & EVENTS 

 

FATHER ANTHONY’S FAREWELL RECEPTION: June 16, 12noon, Agape Hall. 
Father Anthony is being reassigned to St. Francis of Assisi parish in Harrisburg. His last Mass with us will be on Sunday, June 16. We will be bidding him farewell following the 11am Mass with a special reception. All are invited to join in expressing our gratitude and best wishes to him.

 


HELP WANTED AT ST. CECILIA IN LEBANON: 

St. Cecilia is seeking a part-time secretary (approximately 20 hours per week). We need a person who can present a friendly and cheerful demeanor when greeting those entering the office. Must have the ability to keep organized and maintain confidentiality of personal information of parishioners, and attention to details with minimal supervision. Required knowledge and proficiency in Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook programs. Please contact the parish office at (717)-272-4412 if interested or for more information.

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. 

BASKET RAFFLE FOR SPIRITFEST: 
SpiritFest planning has started and I am busy getting the basket raffle ready. I am looking for monetary donations to purchase some items. Please contact me or the Church office if you are able to donate for basket raffle. Contact me, Amy Morrissey, at (717) 574-3910 or amymariemorrissey@gmail.com. Thank you in advance for your generosity in helping to make the basket raffle a success this summer!

SPIRIT FEST 2024 SAVE THE DATES: August 2 & 3, 5pm-10pm, Holy Spirit Parish.
Join us 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 alone, 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. 

“AMEN” NATIONAL EUCHARISTIC REVIVAL: Monday, August 5, 6pm- 9:15pm, St. James Catholic Church, 5050 Woodcrest Ave. Lititz, PA.
In hopes of bringing the National Eucharistic Revival close to home, St. James Catholic Church are planning a local event to celebrate the gift of the Eucharist. “AMEN” Our response to the National Eucharistic Revival is an event for all ages. This free event will include live praise and worship music, a keynote by Bishop Gainer, a holy hour, reconciliation, and veneration of a first-class relic of the Blessed Carlo Acutis. 

 

NEW LABRE CLINIC:
Catholic Charities is opening an innovative Walk-In Mental Health Clinic in the city of Harrisburg. The goal is to offer low-barrier access to mental health services including basic mental health assessments and counseling, case management assistance to access community resources, support groups, and basic medical assessments for referrals to medical care. Volunteers are needed to help with case management and counseling, as well as greeting and registration. If you are interested, please contact Kelly Gollick at: kgollick@cchbg.org or call 717-657-4804 x 276 for more information. 

PILGRIMAGE TO ITALY: November 1-11, 2024. 
Please join Fr. Timothy Huffman, from the Diocese of Steubenville, on a pilgrimage to Italy! Highlights include the Sistine Chapel, the Vatican Museums, the Holy House of Loretto, San Giovanni Rotondo (home of St. Padre Pio), Assisi, and so much more! $4,299/per person based on double occupancy. Registration deadline is June 28, 2024.  For more information, please visit www.QoHTours.com or call us at 1-800-213-4295. Italy Trip Nov. 2024.

PRAYER LINE
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. 

AREBA CLUB TRIPS FOR 2024: 
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.

 

AREBA CLUB OF ST. JOAN OF ARC, HERSHEY:
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!