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Living the traditional Roman spirituality with the Missal of 1962 in the Diocese of Harrisburg

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Upcoming Events

December 7: Rorate Caeli Mass – 6 a.m.
December 8: Church Decorating – 5:30 p.m.
December 14: Public Square Rosary
December 15: Church Decorating – 3:30 p.m.
December 18: Drop-In with Father – 9 a.m.
December 27: Men’s Group Christmas Celebration


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.

Nov 20 – Wednesday – 8 a.m.
Nov 27 – No Mass
Dec 4 – First Wednesday – No Mass
Dec 6 – First Friday 8:15 a.m.
Dec 11 – Wednesday – 8 a.m.
Dec 18 – Wednesday – 8 a.m.
Dec 25 – Christmas – 10:30 a.m.


Article from the December 2019 edition of The Catholic Witness talks about the September pilgrimage to the Fairfield Carmelite Monastery

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