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.
 

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RELIGIOUS EDUCATION -
Volunteers are needed to teach in the Religious Education Program for the upcoming year. Classes are held Sunday Mornings, 9:05-10:05 a.m. (between 8:00 a.m. & 10:15 a.m. Masses). Sister Rita will work with you and provide the materials you need to teach the class. If you are interested in helping parish students learn about our faith, please contact Sister Rita at 717-657-1704 or sisterrita@holynameofjesus.com.

MEALS ON WHEELS
is currently in need of substitute volunteer drivers. Meals are delivered to the elderly and homebound in the Lower Paxton and Susquehanna Township areas Monday through Friday mornings, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. Delivery routes are usually 2 hours or less. Holy Name of Jesus Church is assigned one week a month to supply drivers for this program. As a substitute driver, you would be contacted if an assigned driver is unable to deliver. This would usually only be at the most one day a month and as much notice as possible would be given. For more information, contact Deb Bonowitz at 717-574-1926 or Jean Merritt at 717-514-9870. 

ST. VINCENT DE PAUL SOCIETY - The Holy Name of Jesus St. Vincent de Paul Society, whose goal is to provide person to person contact in helping the poor and destitute, is also seeking new members! For more information, please contact the Parish Office at 717-652-4211.

ALTAR SERVER TRAINING - Boys and girls interested in becoming an Altar Server are encouraged to volunteer for this vital ministry and to be trained to assist the at Mass. All who wish to participate must have received First Holy Communion. Also, new Altar Servers must attend two training sessions; those who are currently servers only need to attend one training session. Please go HERE, print and complete the Altar Server Registration Form and bring it to a training session. The training will take place in the main church on August  21, 28, 30, and September 4, 6, 13 from 7:00-8:45 p.m. Contact Fr. Metzgar at frmmetzgar@hbgdiocese.org or 717-652-4211 with any questions.

YOU CAN UNDERSTAND THE BIBLE! Reading the Bible should bring us closer to Christ, but understanding it is often difficult. The Bible Timeline is a Catholic Bible study that can help anyone to make sense of the Bible and experience the life-changing power of God’s Word. This study takes you on a journey through the entire Bible and brings you deep into each period of salvation history, so that you can discover the amazing story woven throughout all of Scripture. The Bible Timeline has helped hundreds of thousands of people to better understand the Bible and have a deeper relationship with Christ, and it will help you too! This study will be held on Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. in the Former Church beginning September 5. For more info and to register, contact Ann Marie Segilia at amsegilia@gmail.com or 717-602-5819. 

WISDOM: GOD’S VISION FOR LIFE - Do you wish you had more peace of mind? Could you use more wisdom in your decision making? You may not realize that Scripture offers us wisdom that actually relates to our daily life. Holy Name of Jesus will host the bible study “Wisdom: God’s Vision for Life” beginning Friday, September 14, 9:30-11:00 a.m. in the Former Church and continuing every Friday for 8 weeks. All are welcome to attend! For more information on the study, contact Diane Bohenick at 717-657-3491 or dlbohenick@comcast.net. 

ROSARY IN THE PRAYER GARDEN
(located behind the Parish Office) will take place every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., weather permitting. We will pray for World Peace and any petitions of those attending. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!

COUNCIL OF CATHOLIC WOMEN - Save the date for the following events: Covered dish dinner and first meeting of the year on Wednesday, September 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the Social Hall; HNJ Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, November 3, 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. in the gym.

STUDY ON THE MASS - Coming this fall, Fr. Michael Metzgar will present a study about the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, using Word on Fire’s The Mass. Each class will consist of a 25 minute video, a presentation based on the video, and time for Q & A. This study will be held every Tuesday at 7:00-8:00 p.m. in the Former Church, September 25 to November 6 (class will not be held on October 9). All are welcome! For more information, contact the Parish Office at 717-652-4211. 
 
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