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

 



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Weekly Message:

TENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
June 10, 2018
          The people who heard Jesus tell the parable of the farmer's life also shared the wonder of the soil. The farmer works hard during the day, but he can't make the seed grow into a plant, and the plant produce fruit. God causes the growth. Jesus' point is that like the plants the Kingdom of God is in God's hands. The workers in the Lord's fields must do their best to create the proper environment for growth, but God causes the growth. The parable comforted the people of the early Church in face of discouragement when their efforts didn't seem to be getting them anywhere. Remember, early Christianity grew as a development of the Jewish faith, but the Christians were rejected by the Jews. It must have been difficult for them to explain to the pagan gentiles how Jesus was predicted by the Jewish prophets when the Jews had rejected Him and them. Persecuted on every side, the early Christians had to trust God to give growth to his kingdom. 
         
And He did. And He still does. The Church lives on despite the persecution from the Romans, despite the internal dogmatic fights and debates of the second through fifth centuries, despite the Fall of Rome and conquest of the barbarians, despite the corruption from within and outside in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, despite the Christian fratricide of the Reformation, despite the onslaught of rationalists in the last two centuries, despite the clergy sex abuse scandal, despite the attacks on Christians by ISIS, and despite two thousand years of martyrdom aimed at destroying the faith, the Church still lives on, and grows. God gives the growth. He does wonders with our feeble efforts. He turns that which is insignificant into that which is substantial.
         
We are members of the greatest society the world has ever seen.  We are members of the Kingdom of God. We are members of the Church. No matter what the media may comment, we are part of the only truly relevant organization in the world. We give meaning to the whole purpose of existence. 
The Church continues to grow; for the Lord, not people, gives the growth. 
                                                - 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, June 17, 2018
ELEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME
Ezekiel 17: 22 - 24
Psalm 92: 2 - 3, 13 - 14, 15 - 16
2 Corinthians 5: 6 - 10
Mark 4: 26 - 34
 
     
 
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