Holy Name
of Jesus Church
6150 Allentown Boulevard
Harrisburg, PA 17112-2603

Phone 717-652-4211
Regular Weekend Mass Schedules
Saturday 8:30 a.m. & 5.00 p.m. (vigil)
Sunday 8:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m.,
12:00 noon & 6:00 p.m.
Daily, Holy Day & Holiday Mass Schedules
Are Listed in the Bulletin Click Here
Penance
Saturday 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. & 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 
"God greatly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, of those in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father."
(Philippians 2: 9-11)
 

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Welcome to the Website of Holy Name of Jesus Parish, Harrisburg, PA. We are a Roman Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Harrisburg. We were founded in 1960. 

Please join our parish family in worship as we give glory to God and pray for one another.

Pray that the Holy Spirit will guide each one of us that we may be His instruments and channels of His grace to build His kingdom in our part of the community. Please browse through our site and learn more about our parish.

We invite you and welcome you, in the Holy Name of Jesus.

Very Rev. Edward J. Quinlan
Pastor

 

CHRISTMAS SCHEDULE
Saturday, December 23
8:30 a.m. - Daily Mass
11:00 a.m. - Sacrament of Penance
5:00 p.m. - Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass

Sunday, December 24
8:00 a.m. - Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass
10:15 a.m. - Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass
12:00 noon - Fourth Sunday of Advent Mass
4:00 p.m. - Christmas Vigil Mass (Fr. Quinlan)
6:00 p.m. - Christmas Vigil Mass (Fr. Zumbrum)
8:00 p.m. - Christmas Vigil Mass (Fr. Rossi)
12:00 midnight - Christmas Midnight Mass (Fr. Metzgar)

Monday, December 25
8:00 a.m. - Christmas Day Mass (Fr. Quinlan)
10:15 a.m. - Christmas Day Mass (Fr. Metzgar)
12:00 noon - Christmas Day Mass (Fr. Rossi)

We welcome all resident visitors to become members of our Parish.
For information on how to register Click Here.

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Weekly Message:

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
December 17, 2017
          The spirit of the Lord GOD is upon me, because the LORD has anointed me; he has sent me to bring glad tidings to the poor, to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and release to the prisoners, to announce a year of favor from the LORD and a day of vindication by our God.
          These words of our first reading, from the third section of the Book of the Prophet Isaiah were read by Jesus Himself in the Synagogue of Nazareth in what we can call His first sermon. As Christian to the heart of our being, we also proclaim these words. We are anointed by God. We are baptized. And we are sent. We are sent to bring joy to the world. We are to bring glad tidings to the poor, news that God knows their plight and will care for them through His people here on earth, the Church. We are to tell the heart broken that God hears their cries. If they are mourning the loss of a loved one, they need to  hear that the Lord has conquered death and that those who have let Him into their lives will live with Him forever. If their hearts are broken by events beyond their control, the loss of a job, the loss of a marriage, or any series of events that make them feel abandoned by the world, alone in society, they need to know that Jesus is the Mender of Broken Hearts. If they are held captive by others, or perhaps by their own addictions, they need to know that Jesus provides freedom and liberty. They do not have to spend the rest of their lives as victims of society. With Jesus they can be victors, not victims.
          It is up to us to lead people to the victory of Jesus Christ. We do this by sharing our joy with them. “I rejoice heartily in the LORD, in my God is the joy of my soul.” I was lost, but now I am found. We were all lost, but He found us. His Grace is Amazing.
          How can we be anything other than positive? Rejoice!
 

                                                
- Excerpted from Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Pellegrino, Diocese of St. Petersburg, FL
 
 

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B
E PREPARED FOR THE WORD OF THE LORD!
Readings for next Sunday, December 24, 2017
FOURTH SUNDAY OF ADVENT

2 Samuel 7: 1 - 5, 8b - 12, 14a, 16
Psalm 89: 2 - 3, 4 - 5, 27, 29

Romans 16: 25 - 27
Luke 1: 26 - 38
 
     
 
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