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Diocesan Communications Commission

Do you consider yourself a communications connoisseur? Is social media your second language? Do you enjoy new media? Then consider joining the Diocesan Communications Commission. This Commission will work to develop innovative communication initiatives which will be beneficial for our parishes, Catholic schools and the Diocese as a whole. If you have a background in public relations, journalism, marketing, graphic design, social media, or similar, we want to hear from you. To learn more about this commission and/or to request a nomination form, please contact Rachel Bryson, Executive Director of Public Relations for the Diocese of Harrisburg, at


Catholic Charities Shelter Shuffle 5K Run/Walk – September 28th 

The annual Shelter Shuffle 5K Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, September 28th at 9:00 a.m. at the former Harrisburg State Hospital Campus (across from the Farm Show Complex in Harrisburg). Runners and walkers of all abilities are welcome. Pet friendly. Stroller friendly. Shirts for all pre-registered participants. Cost is $20.00 per person if registered by September 1st.  $25.00 per person after September 1st.  Proceeds benefit the Interfaith Shelter for Homeless Families.  For more information and to register online, visit


Donations Needed for the Refugee Resettlement Program
The Catholic Charities Refugee Resettlement program is in need of the following donations: tables and chairs, bed frames, bed pillows, full sheet sets, shower curtains and hooks, paper towels, waste baskets, cooking utensils, bath towels, toothbrushes, toothpaste, and shampoo.  If you can donate any of the following, please drop them off at the Catholic Charities Immigration and Refugee Services Office at 939 E Park Dr., Harrisburg.  Questions, email  Thank you!

Saint Katharine Drexel