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10/22/2018 Update: Bishop’s Letter

Sunday, May 19, 2019

You and Your Family Are Invited
SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019
SAINT KATHARINE DREXEL CHURCH
1 Peter Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050
In gratitude for your prayers and support
throughout his years of preparation for the Holy Priesthood

FATHER ANDREW PHILIP ST. HILAIRE

who will have been newly ordained to the Priesthood of Jesus Christ
will offer
EUCHARISTIC ADORATION AND
THE SACRAMENT OF CONFESSION
12:30 – 2:30 PM
Following Adoration & Confession, Father Andrew will celebrate a
SOLEMN MASS OF THANKSGIVING
3:00 PM
RECEPTION TO IMMEDIATELY FOLLOW AT THE CHURCH
Please RSVP by May 20, 2019 to Stella Kulp
theoldfolk@aol.com

In the Spring of 1988, Bishop William D. Keeler formed a new parish to accommodate the rapid growth in Silver Spring Township and named Reverend James R. O’Brien as the founding pastor. That same year, Mother Katharine Drexel was beatified by Pope John Paul, II. Saint Katharine DrexelAt Bishop Keeler’s request, the Holy Father gave his permission to name the Parish in Silver Spring Township as the first parish in the world to be named in her honor. Eighteen years later, on October 1, 2000, Blessed Katharine Drexel was canonized and the church’s name changed to Saint Katharine Drexel.

The Saint Katharine Drexel Parish Family, guided by the Holy Spirit, commits itself to reaching out and sharing with all people the love and service modeled by our patroness, with the Eucharist as our source of strength. Through prayer and action, we will serve God, our Lord and Savior, and our community, exhibiting a special concern for the poor, oppressed and marginalized of our society, especially those among the African-American & Native-American peoples.

 

 

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