From the Pastor’s Desk

Why is there a special sink in the sacristy?

Why is there a special sink in the sacristy?

If you have ever been in the sacristy — the room set aside for preparing for liturgy — inside a Catholic church, you may have noticed two sinks. One sink looks normal …

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Save Our City’s Children



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This image is from July 8th. A chain-reaction accident involving multiple cars a…

This image is from July 8th. A chain-reaction accident involving multiple cars and trucks occurred on interstate 81 in Lebanon County, PA. It was raining heavily. Caught in the traffic behind the mess of crumpled vehicles was Fr. John Killackey (FSSP), assistant priest at the Mater Dei Community in Harrisburg. He had recently celebrated his first anniversary as a priest. Upon seeing the carnage ahead of him, Fr. Killackey exited his car to assist and minister to those in need. He was able to administer Last Rites to the driver of the truck just in front of him in this photo. The driver was the one fatality in the multi-vehicle wreck. This image is so powerful.



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What is the virtue of piety? It seems to be a word that people have a hard time …

What is the virtue of piety? It seems to be a word that people have a hard time defining and understanding. This explains what it is and why it is so lacking in our society today.

https://www.thecatholicthing.org/2020/07/05/the-impious-public-square/



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Clergy assignment changes announced

Clergy assignment changes announced

Archbishop Perez announced several clerical assignment changes for priests and deacons in ministry in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, effective July 8.

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