Parish Happenings

  • My Loved One Has Left the Church. - We've all seen it before. Whether it's your child, sibling, or friend, we all know someone who has left the Catholic Faith. No matter your relationship with the person, it is always painful to see the treasury and graces f the Catholic Church left abandoned by one who needs them… Read More...
  • The Seven Last Words of Christ-#1 - The seven last words of Christ--the final phrases that Our Lord spoke during His passion have been the subject of Christian meditation since His death, particularly on Good Friday. Bishop Fulton Sheen preached on these seven sacred words every Good Friday for over a half a century. On the first… Read More...
  • Spaghetti On Second - Our next "Spaghetti On Second" dinner is scheduled to be held in our Parish Center on Sunday, February 25th from 11:30am to 2:00pm. Tickets may be purchased by contacting the Parish Office at 717-985-1330. The cost of the dinner, which includes, homemade pasta with or without sauce, two meatballs, salad,… Read More...
  • What Does It Mean to Be Catholic? - What Does It Mean To Be Catholic?  The Catholic Church was founded by Christ and his Apostles.  There are four marks or characteristics of the Church, and we are reminded of them each time we pray the Nicene Creed at Mass. One:  Means all members are united as the Body… Read More...
  • Infant of Prague - It was a little painted statue and stood a foot and a half high, was dressed in exquisite court dress, and cherished as an heirloom wedding gift. It came from Spain during an early spread of devotion to the Christ Child. In the 17th century, a Spanish noblewoman named Isabel… Read More...
  • SPIRITUAL COMMUNION - Spiritual Communion:      My Jesus, I believe that You are present in the Most Holy Sacrament.  I love You above all things and I desire to receive You into my soul.  Since I cannot at this moment receive You sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart.    … Read More...
  • Blessed Virgin Mary Grotto - Dear Friends Visit our Grotto at Prince of Peace Parish-Assumption of the BVM Church. Pray to our Blessed  Mother for peace in our country and the world and ask her assistance to bring friends and families who are not practicing their faith to return to her son, Our Lord Jesus.… Read More...
  • Sacrifice of the Mass - The Sign of the Cross and the Greeting tells us who we are as we gather to enter into the Mystery of Our Lord's Death and Resurrection. The Penitential Rite  gives us the opportunity to acknowledge our sinfulness as we approach the Sacrifice of Christ that destroys sin and bring… Read More...
  • Eucharistic Revival -   June 2023 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: "Whoever eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him on the last day.  For my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink." John 6: 54-55 On June 19th. of last year,… Read More...
  • Upcoming Parish Liturgical & Social Events -  Confessions are scheduled every Saturday in our Parish Church from 3 pm to 3:30 pm.  Our Saturday Vigil  Mass at 4:00 pm  and  Sunday Mass at 8:30 am  and 10:30 am will be celebrated in our Parish Church and the doors will open 1/2 hour prior to the start of… Read More...