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Upcoming Events

October 9 : Drop-In with Father (6th-12th graders) – 9-11a.m.
October 26: Mother’s Day of Recollection with Fr. Tuscan – 8:30-11:30 a.m.
October 27: Pontifical Mass with Bishop Ronald Gainer
November 1: All Saints’ Day – 12 Noon Low Mass for the Holy Day of Obligation
November 2: All Souls’ Day – 10 a.m. Low Mass (Requiem)
November 1-3: Catholic Identity Conference 2019
Catholic Identity Conference 2019


Mass Times

Sundays: 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays: 8:00 a.m.
First Fridays: 8:15 a.m.
Holy Days of Obligation: 12 Noon
Benediction: Third Sundays immediately following Mass

Rosary prayed 1 p.m. every Sunday

Sundays: 12:45-1:15 p.m.
Wednesdays: 7:30 a.m.-7:55 a.m.
First Fridays: 7:30-8:10 a.m.
Subject to availability, Fr. Olkowski will plan hear confessions every Wednesday morning beginning at 7:30 a.m.  He will typically be able to keep to this schedule unless he has a pastoral conflict.  Please be understanding on those rare occasions when he arrives too late to hear confessions due to covering an earlier Mass.

Please Note: the weekday Mass formerly celebrated every Friday has moved to Wednesday mornings at 8 a.m. (note new time is 15 minutes earlier) EXCEPT for First Friday, which remains unchanged on First Fridays at 8:15 a.m. The schedule is as follows:

Oct 2 – First Wednesday (No Mass on First Wednesdays)
Oct 4 – First Friday
Oct 9 – Wednesday
Oct 16 – Wednesday (No Mass due to Diocesan Priest Workshop)
Oct 23 – Wednesday
Oct 30 – Wednesday
Nov 1 – First Friday – There will be no 8:15 First Friday Mass in November since it is superseded by the 12 Noon Holy Day Mass   The customary First Friday votive Mass of the Sacred Heart is not celebrated on this day in favor of the Mass for the Feast of All Saints; however, devotions and prayers to the Sacred Heart may still be said.


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Lancaster, PA 17603
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