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SOUP & SCRIPTURE
will be held each Wednesday during
Lent at 5:30 p.m. in the Social Hall. A simple meal of soups
and breads will be served followed by a reflection on sacred
scripture. Bring your own bible to follow along with the
scripture readings. All are welcome! There is no cost. On
March 27, soups & breads will be provided by the Parish
Council and the Choir.
LENTEN FISH DINNER
- Come and join the Parish
community in the Social Hall every Friday through April 12,
5:00-7:00 p.m. Enjoy
pub battered North Atlantic cod or oven baked tilapia.
Prices are: $9 for adults 13 and older; $5 for children
6-12; children 5 and under eat free!
The weekly special for March 22
crab meat stuffed flounder for $13, specially prepared for
you by our chef.
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.
BEREAVEMENT WEEKEND WORKSHOP - We all experience loss
in our own unique way. Healing is an intentional process,
where we gather together as a community of faith to become
disciples of hope. Grieving With Great HOPE is a weekend
grief support workshop for anyone who is grieving the death
of a loved one.
Those suffering the loss through death of a loved one are
invited to join in this weekend workshop hosted by
John and Sandy O'Shaughnessy, from Good Mourning Ministry,
as we come to see that there are no stages of grief and that
we all grieve in our own unique way. This workshop will take
place on April 5 & 6 at St. Catherine Laboure Church in
The $20 registration fee includes program materials,
breakfast, and lunch. For more info, please visit
contact Deb at
email@example.com or 717-564-1321.
DIOCESAN MEN'S CONFERENCE will be held on Saturday,
April 6 at Bishop McDevitt High School. The theme this year
Men Called to be Saints. Dr. John Bergsma, noted
Catholic author, speaker, Bible expert, and theology
professor will give the keynote address, titled “The Top 3
Reasons I Became Catholic and Always Will Be: Perspectives
from a Former Protestant Pastor”. The Conference will
include 40+ workshops, adoration of the Blessed Sacrament
with benediction, Confession, music, good food, numerous
Catholic vendors, Mass with Bishop Gainer as Principal
Celebrant and Homilist, and fellowship with up to 1,000 men
from the Diocese of Harrisburg and beyond. Please register
ANNUAL HDCCW CONVENTION - The Harrisburg Diocesan
Council of Catholic Women cordially invites all women of the
Diocese to attend the 94th Annual Convention on Saturday,
May 11, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Diocesan Center. Mass
will be celebrated by Very Rev. David Danneker with many
Priests and Deacons of the Diocese. Megan Murphy will be the
Keynote Speaker (visit
www.MeganMurphyMinistries.com for more details).
Registration fee is $25 and includes breakfast and lunch. To
register, contact Mary Ann Pitek at
Maryannpitek@gmail.com or 717-939-8852 (please no calls
after 8:30 p.m.)
Registration deadline is April 24. For more information,
WERE YOU MARRIED IN 1969?
In honor of your 50th Wedding Anniversary, there will be a
special Mass and reception at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14
at Good Shepherd Church in Camp Hill. To receive an
invitation, please contact the parish office at
717-652-4211 by Thursday, April 25.
TICKET OFFER -
Discount tickets to
are available to friends and families of the
parish at significant savings! Ticket prices are $35.50
for all ages. You can also add on a discounted meal
ticket for 11.99, a snack voucher for $3.50, and/or a
discounted parking pass for $7.50. Order form can be found
Please make checks payable to Holy Name of Jesus.
Orders with payment must be received in the parish office by
Monday, April 29. Tickets will be delivered to the parish no
later than May 24.
ST. CHRISTOPHER’S TRAVEL CLUB is planning a trip to
the Finger Lakes October 14 to October 17; cost is
$550/person (all inclusive). A trip to the Panama Canal is
also planned for January 23 to February 2, 2020. For
brochures and information, please contact Carol Sue
firstname.lastname@example.org or 717-657-7952.