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
Saturday 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. & 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

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BIBLE STUDY - Bishop Barron’s Catholicism “The Pivotal Players: St. Augustine & St. Benedict” will begin on January 18. This four-week series immerses us in the lives of these holy men and the contributions of these two pivotal saints. Join us for Pivotal Players at Holy Name of Jesus Church beginning Friday, January 18 at 9:30 a.m. and continuing every Friday until February 8. To register contact Diane Bohenick at 717-657-3491 or email dlbohenick@comcast.net.  

WOMEN OF GRACE STUDY - Become the Woman of Grace God created you to be! The Women of Grace Foundational Study takes a multi-media approach to dig deeply into Catholic teaching using the study text Full of Grace, Sacred Scripture, the Catechism, citations from Vatican II and other Magisterial documents, and the biographies of 16 Catholic women saints. This 9-week study will take place in the Former Church beginning Saturday, January 12, 9:30-11:30 a.m. For more info, contact Chris Arnold at carnold@womenofgrace.com or 717-379-6041.

MARCH FOR LIFE PRAYER SERVICE will be held on Friday, January 18 at Prince of Peace Parish in Steelton. The day begins at 12:00 noon and includes Holy Mass, Adoration, Rosary led by the “Youth for Life”, and afternoon refreshments. For more info, please contact Alicyn Mitchell at 717-376-7434. Please join us in Prayer, and be a part of the March for Life!

ANNUAL DIOCESAN RESPECT LIFE MASS will take place on Sunday, January 20, 9:30 a.m. at Good Shepherd Church in Camp Hill. This Mass is celebrated every year to commemorate the lives lost to abortion since 1973 and to pray for the building up of a culture of life in our nation from conception to natural death. Rev. Stephen Kelley, chaplain to our diocese’s Rachel’s Vineyard post-abortion ministry, will be the celebrant and homilist. All are welcome!

MARCH FOR LIFE BABY SHOWER - Do you want to support local mothers in need? Are you unable to attend the 2019 March for Life, or want to support pro-life efforts closer to home? Then consider contributing to the “March for Life Baby Shower” on Sunday, January 20, 2:00-4:00 p.m. at Holy Name of Jesus Parish in the Social Hall. Material gifts will be collected for local pregnancy resource centers as well as financial gifts for the “Pennies for Life” campaign. This event is sponsored by the Diocesan Respect Life Office and the Harrisburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women (HDCCW). Needed materials include: diapers & wipes, baby clothes (new and gently used), formula, baby food, car seats (new only), strollers, pack ’n plays, and baby soap/shampoo. For more info, contact Kathy Kokoski (717-448-8899) or Deb Black (717-514-8815).

FRIENDSHIP BREAKFAST - All are invited to the Annual Friendship Breakfast on Saturday, February 2, 8:30-11:00 a.m. in the Social Hall. Every year, this is a wonderful opportunity for friends to get together as they enjoy a delicious selection of breakfast foods prepared by their own group. Table set up will be on Friday, February 1 starting at 6:00 p.m.; tables can be decorated for St. Valentine’s Day or another creative theme. For more info, call Susan at 717-657-1977.

SOUP SALE - Our parish will again be a sales site for the 2019 Souper Bowl Sunday Soup Sale on February 2 & 3. All proceeds benefit the local shelters operated by Catholic Charities. Cooks are needed to make homemade soup for the event. We will supply containers. Contact Helena Paul at 717-991-7434.  

MADE FOR MORE: VISIONS OF THE PROMISED LAND - Where do we come from and where are we going? These questions are decisive for understanding what it means to be human and how to orient our lives and our actions toward authentic fulfillment. Join renowned speaker & author Christopher West and critically acclaimed musician Mike Mangione as they creatively weave together dynamic presentations with live music, movie clips, YouTube videos, and sacred art for an evening of beauty and reflection on the meaning of life, love, and human destiny. This event will be held at Bishop McDevitt High school on Tuesday, April 2 at 7:00 p.m. You will not want to miss this awesome and inspiring event! Holy Name of Jesus is one of parishes sponsoring this evening. This event will sell out, so get your tickets now! They make great stocking stuffers! For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit www.corproject.com/events/harrisburg/. Tickets will also be available in the HNJ Parish Office.


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