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November 13: Drop-In with Father – 9 a.m.


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.

Oct 30 – Wednesday – 8 a.m.
Nov 1 – First Friday – There will be no 8:15 First Friday Mass in November since it is superseded by the 12 Noon Holy Day Mass   The customary First Friday votive Mass of the Sacred Heart is not celebrated on this day in favor of the Mass for the Feast of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.
Nov 2- All Souls Day – 1:30 p.m. Sung Requiem Mass at Mary, Mother of the Church, Mount Joy
Nov 6 – First Wednesday – No Mass
Nov 13 – Wednesday – 8 a.m.
Nov 20 – Wednesday – 8 a.m.
Nov 27 – Wednesday – 8 a.m.
Dec 4 – First Wednesday – No Mass
Dec 6 – First Friday 8:15 a.m.



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440 St. Joseph Street
Lancaster, PA 17603
Phone (717) 397-6921
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