Holy Name
of Jesus Church
6150 Allentown Boulevard
Harrisburg, PA 17112-2603

Phone 717-652-4211
Regular Weekend Mass Schedules
Saturday 8:30 a.m. & 5.00 p.m. (vigil)
Sunday 8:00 a.m., 10:15 a.m.,
12:00 noon & 6:00 p.m.
Daily, Holy Day & Holiday Mass Schedules
Are Listed in the Bulletin Click Here
Penance
Saturday 9:00 - 9:30 a.m. & 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
 
"God greatly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, that at the name of Jesus every knee should bend, of those in heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father."
(Philippians 2: 9-11)
 

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Welcome to the Website of Holy Name of Jesus Parish, Harrisburg, PA. We are a Roman Catholic Parish in the Diocese of Harrisburg. We were founded in 1960. 

Please join our parish family in worship as we give glory to God and pray for one another.

Pray that the Holy Spirit will guide each one of us that we may be His instruments and channels of His grace to build His kingdom in our part of the community. Please browse through our site and learn more about our parish.

We invite you and welcome you, in the Holy Name of Jesus.

Very Rev. Edward J. Quinlan
Pastor



We welcome all resident visitors to become members of our Parish.
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Weekly Message:

SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT 
December 9, 2018

 

 

          The Hebrews were brought into exile not just because they were weaker than their neighbors, but because they deserted the God who had formed them into His people. No, they had not stopped worshiping in the Temple, but their faith in God was very much just lip service. They joined in with the pagan customs of those around them. They practiced pagan immorality. They even offered their children for child sacrifice to the pagan gods. They adopted pagan glorification of the material over the spiritual. For all these sins, God let them be led into exile. Once in exile, the people realized that there was no hope for them to free themselves. They were captives of a powerful kingdom. They realized that they were completely dependent on God to free them. They needed Him to work his Power and Might for them. Baruch prophesied that God would deliver them. And he did.
          The condition the Hebrew people were in is not all that different than our human condition. So many people give lip service to religion, but live as pagans. So many people join in with the glorification of the material over the spiritual. Immorality attacks us every day. Sometimes it is out in the world. Sometimes it is within our families. Often it is within each of us. We want to, we have to fight evil, but it is stronger than we are, at least when we are left by ourselves. So we call upon God to deliver us from evil. He is more powerful than any thing that is attacking us. He frees us from all that holds us captive.
                                                                                                  
                                    
- Excerpted from Rev. Msgr. Joseph A. Pellegrino, Diocese of St. Petersburg FL
 
 

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BE PREPARED FOR THE WORD OF THE LORD!
Readings for next Sunday, December 16, 2018
THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT
Zephaniah 3: 14 - 18a
Isaiah 12: 2 - 3, 4, 5 - 6
Philippians 4: 4 - 7
Luke 3: 10 - 18
 
     
 
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