“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.”
2020 ALOHA MINI-FESTIVAL!
Saturday, August 8, 4-9pm
Holy Spirit Church grounds
Join us at 4pm for our Vigil Mass outside on the lawn, then stay for Run For Cover band while enjoying selections from local food trucks! Plus, we’ll have a 50/50 raffle. Click here for details!
MASS SCHEDULE – GREEN PHASE
Other than Masses and limited Adoration Chapel hours, all ministries and activities are still suspended at our facility.
Saturday Vigil, August 8 – 4pm Mass outside – NO live stream
Aloha Mini-Festival following Mass on church grounds
Sunday – 11am Mass (in-church & live stream)
Communion is available at our Adoration Chapel 1/2 hour following Mass
Monday – 9am (in-church & live stream)
Tuesday – no Mass
Wednesday – 6pm (in-church & live stream); 5:30pm Rosary; Confessions following Mass
Thursday – 9am (in-church & live stream)
Friday – 7am outside (no live stream; bring lawn chairs)
ADORATION CHAPEL HOURS (Sunday now extended to 10pm)
Monday – Friday: 12 noon – 4pm
Saturday: 7pm – 10pm
Sunday: 12 noon – 1pm & 6pm – 10pm
Strict visiting and cleaning guidelines must be adhered to. They are posted on the chapel entrance door or can be obtained by emailing our team (below). A mask is required. Adorers are needed to expand the hours. Please contact email@example.com for information on days and times.
PARISH OFFICE HOURS: Open to parishioners 12:00 noon – 6:00pm on Mondays. Please enter through the Narthex doors at the circle drive; face masks are required. We are available remotely for phone calls and emails Tuesday – Thursday 9:30am-2:30pm.
FRESH PRODUCE COLLECTION: August 8 – Sept 13
The Knights of Columbus is sponsoring its annual garden vegetable collection after weekend Masses August 8 – September 13 to support the Caring Cupboard. Please drop off your items in the trailer outside in the parking lot.
VIRTUAL YOUTH CONFERENCE: Saturday, August 15, 12:30pm
Hosted by the Diocesan Catholic Life and the Evangelization Office. Registration will soon open, but those interested may pre-register by emailing their name, phone, and email to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, and we will send them the link to register as soon as it is ready, or go to https://www.hbgdiocese.org/event/virtual-youth-conference/.
NINTH ANNUAL SPIRIT SCRAMBLE: Saturday, Aug 29, Iron Valley
The Knights of Columbus will hold its 9th Annual Spirit Scramble at Iron Valley Golf Club, 201 Iron Valley Drive, Lebanon. It will be a four-person scramble format with 8am shotgun start. The $95 per golfer fee includes greens fee, cart, closest to the pin and long drive contests, on-course beverages and food. Register online at www.spiritscramble.com. Golfers can register online or mail the completed form with a check. Registration and Scholarship Opportunities forms are below. For more information, contact Dave Wolf at firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-202-5609.
Spirit Scramble 2020 Invite (short form)
Sponsorship Opportunities 2020
COMPANIONS ON THE JOURNEY Women’s Retreat: Saturday, September 19, Holy Spirit Church
On-site: 8:30am – 1pm
Live stream: 9am – 12 noon
Christ draws us together in faith and friendship to grow in service to God and one another. You’re invited to a retreat that will include Mass, a talk by Catholic speaker & author Mary Lenaburg and a lively Q&A with our special guest, done in real time so our live stream attendees can participate, as well! Following the Q&A, on-site attendees will enjoy a box lunch by Lisa’s Cafe and a short community service activity. Masks, hand sanitizing and social distancing rules will apply. Presented by the Women’s Ministry Network. To register for this event, click here: Women’s Retreat Registration 8.4.20
BEGINNING EXPERIENCE WEEKEND: November 6-8, 2020, Camp Hebron, PA
The ecumenical Beginning Experience weekends are an approved program designed for those suffering the loss of a spouse through death, divorce or separation. The weekend is led by trained personnel who have themselves lost a spouse through death or divorce. Each team is certified by the International Beginning Experience Organization. For more information, visit http://www.hbgdiocese.org/ and click on marriage and family, or visit www.beginningexperience.org. Information can also be obtained by contacting the Harrisburg Beginning Experience Team at 717-379-0800 or email@example.com. Masks and social distancing are required.
❤️ SHINE FAITH & FITNESS is ongoing through the month. This program helps encourage a deeper relationship with God through sharing in prayer, daily motivational messages, and interaction on our private Facebook page. Plus zoom workouts and outdoor classes! If you’d like to be included, contact Ministry leader, Tina Kowalski, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2020 DIOCESAN ANNUAL CAMPAIGN
Our Diocesan Annual Campaign (DAC) officially began in March, 2020. Thank you for supporting DAC. Holy Spirit’s goal this year is $94,600. For information on DAC and the Impact Report, please click here.
Attention PREP Families: We are accepting registrations for the 2020-21 PREP year. Click here for details.
HOLY SPIRIT’S DIRECTORY IS GOING ONLINE: For more information, click on Directory Flyer 2020. To register online, select the Forms/Schedules drop down menu and click on Online Directory Data Form, or just click here to get started. You will be asked to log in to your email and then will be directed to the form.
LISTEN to Fr. Anthony’s and Fr. Alex Roche’s four-part book discussion on Finding Darwin’s God: A Scientist’s Search for Common Ground Between God and Evolution, by Kenneth R. Miller, here:
INCREDIBLE YEARS PARENT TRAINING: Parents are invited to join a live online parenting program for parents and resource parents of children aged 4-8. Sign up now for this free online program offered by PACC AND COBYS Family Services. Click on the flyer to learn more: Incredible Years Parent Flyer PACC July 2020
CARING CUPBOARD DONATIONS: Because Holy Spirit Church is currently closed to all visitors, we are not accepting donations for Caring Cupboard at this time. If you would like to make a monetary donation or drop off items, please check their webpage for information. www.caringcupboard.org/covid19
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Diocese of Harrisburg Bankruptcy Information:
United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
In re: Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Case No. 1:20-bk-00599 (HWV)
For more Diocesan information, visit https://www.hbgdiocese.org
For U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, visit http://www.pamb.uscourts.gov/
Claims must be filed by November 13, 2020.
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