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Holy Family Radio Parish Bulletin Board


Biblical Thought of the Week:

Blessed is the man that endureth temptation; for when he hath been proved, he shall receive a crown of life, which God hath promised to them that love him.

- James 1:1-2 (Douay-Rheims) 

Recent Announcements 

The Women of Grace Foundational Study will be offered at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Hershey beginning Saturday, February 18th, following the  9 AM Mass for nine weeks. Using DVD lessons taught by Johnnette Williams of EWTN, the book and study guide, you will explore the gift of authentic femininity, holiness of life, and God’s awesome purpose and mission for you in the world today!  For more information contact Chris Arnold, Regional Coordinator at 717-379-6041 or email .

Discover God’s awesome purpose and mission for you in the world today! “The Women of Grace Foundational Study” is being offered via Zoom beginning Tuesday, February 28th, 6:30 to 8:30 PM  and ending on Tuesday, April 11th.  For more information contact Linda, at 717-514-9419.

Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Enola, is preparing LENTEN BAKED FISH, MAC & CHEESE, CRAB CAKES and PIEROGI DINNERS.  EAT IN or TAKE-OUT! 4:00 – 7:00 pm - Fridays during Lent, February 24th, Through March 31st.  Check their website for order forms and updates.  Go to .


Seven Sorrows Catholic Church in Middletown is once again selling melt-in-your-mouth candy eggs through Easter. The delicious eggs are available in peanut butter, coconut, or butter cream coated in either milk chocolate or dark chocolate. The EGG Store is located on Race Street, Middletown. For store times, and other locations to purchase go online to,  scroll down and click on eggs.


Diocese of Harrisburg’s annual Men’s Conference, Saturday, March 18th, at the Diocesan Center in Harrisburg. Keynote address by Marcel LeJeune, President and Founder of Catholic Missionary Disciples. There will be breakout sessions, Mass celebrated by Bishop Gainer, Confession, and Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament. Visit for the details.


A Mass for the Feast of St. Patrick, March 18th, 10:30 AM, will be celebrated by Father John Bateman, the Chaplain of Post 707 of the Catholic War Veterans at St. Patrick Cathedral, Harrisburg.


This year’s Italian MASS FOR THE FEAST OF SAINT JOSEPH will be Con-celebrated by Fr. Joshua Brommer and Fr., Anthony Dill Sunday, March 19th, 1 PM, CHURCH OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Palmyra.  A reception will follow.


Save the Date!  April 1, 2023 at The Harrisburg Diocesan Center: The Women of Grace apostolate is sponsoring a morning event for the Spanish Speaking Community of the Harrisburg Diocese featuring the topic: The Grace of the Prayerful Woman.  For more information contact Chris Arnold, Regional Coordinator at 717-379-6041 or email .

The Harrisburg Diocesan Council of Catholic Women will have their annual convention, on Saturday, April 15th, 8 AM to 2:30 PM at the Diocesan Center in Harrisburg. Keynote speaker is Liz Kelly, retreat leader and award-winning author of ten books, including “Reasons I Love Being Catholic”.  For convention information, visit  

[ and click on convention.]

The Flower of Carmel Hermitage is seeking volunteers to assist in the development of funding and construction of a Laura in the Diocese of Harrisburg. So what is a Laura, I hear you ask?  It is a small colony of hermits who spend their entire life in prayer alone with God similar perhaps to a monastery. So, If you are interested in helping with this important project, learn more and contact the hermitage via its website,  or e-mail .

A young adult, Catholics group is forming in Franklin County and is open to adults in their 20s and 30s. For more information questions or ideas: email Rachel at  or Anissa at 


Tuesday Evening Prayer Devotions resume at St. Patrick Church on Pomfret Street in Carlisle, at 7 PM to pray the Rosary for an end to abortion, The Chaplet of Divine Mercy for the clergy of the Diocese, and the novena to Our Mother of Perpetual Help to increase vocations. For information, contact Henry at 717-701-5676. 


The Diocese of Harrisburg is seeking a part-time kitchen cook at the Priests’ Retirement Home in Harrisburg.  For information on the job and how to submit an application consult the Diocesan Notebook page of the Catholic Witness at


The Knights of Columbus invite the faithful to join the Father McGivney Guild. Blessed Father McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus, is one miracle away from sainthood. All are welcome to join the Father McGivney Guild. To learn more about Fr. Mc Givney or to join the guild, go .

Have you served in the military? The Catholic War Veterans are reactivating their Central Pennsylvania Chapter.  Any baptized Catholic who has served in uniform can join. The first year of membership is free. For more information, contact Bob DeSousa: 717-648-8317.

MorningStar Clinics is seeking a part-time instructor to teach a nationally recognized curriculum in greater Dauphin County middle and high schools which empowers youth to make healthy decisions regarding relationships, behaviors, and promotes sexual risk avoidance.  To learn more about the program, visit


The Order of Malta runs a Prison Pen Pal Program and is seeking volunteers to write to inmates. The effort takes a few minutes and a stamp every month. The program is anonymous and volunteers are answering Christ’s call to visit the imprisoned.  To express interest, please e-mail The Order of Malta provides all necessary support and direction. 

If you are a licensed physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner or nurse midwife with 4 to 5 hours per month to give, please consider gifting your time and talents to MorningStar Clinics pregnancy and sexual health services.  By your volunteering MorningStar would expand its services to include more comprehensive STI testing and treatment.  For more information contact, Linda Plummer at 717-901-3377.


Faith Alive!” is a short video series from the Diocese of Harrisburg that explains the fundamentals of the Catholic Faith.  Episodes are now available on the Diocese of Harrisburg’s YouTube channel and Facebook page.  A new video is posted every Wednesday!  Just go online to  

In 1981, Mother Angelica, a cloistered Franciscan nun, launched what has become the largest media network in the world, the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN).  Mother Angelica was born Rita A. Rizzo in a small home in the southeast end of Canton, Ohio during the Roaring Twenties.  Her life was not easy... still, with a few miracles and perseverance along the way, Mother’s EWTN now reaches over 700 million homes in 145 countries in various media formats.  You can learn all about her life by visiting the Mother Angelica Museum located at the Saint Raphael Center in Canton, Ohio.  To learn more about visiting the Center call 1-800-548-8270 or visit online at


Holy Family Radio Prayer & Thoughts 


The Lord God is King!  Let us bless His holy name!


 Ant. O God of majesty, we praise thy glorious name.

[Canticle of David: 1 Chron. 29:10-13] 

Blessed art thou, O Lord the God of Israel, our father from eternity to eternity.
Thine, O Lord, is magnificence, and power, a
nd glory, and victory:
And to thee is praise: for all that is in heaven, and in earth, is thine:
Thine is the kingdom, O Lord, and thou art above all princes.
Thine are riches, and thine is glory, thou hast dominion over all,
In thy hand is power and might: in thy hand greatness, and the empire of all things.
Now therefore our God we give thanks to thee, and we praise thy glorious name.


℣. Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Ghost. 
℟. As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.


Ant. O God of majesty, we praise thy glorious name. 

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"Let nothing trouble you, let nothing frighten you.  All things pass away.  God never changes.  Patience obtains everything.  Whoever has God lacks nothing.  God alone is enough."


--St. Theresa of Avila (Mem. Oct. 15)

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