Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

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October 22, 2017

Coffee & Donuts – Please join us for Coffee and Donuts in the Social Hall following today’s 10AM Mass.

 Next Sunday—All Saints Party – Next Sunday, October 29, we will have our All Saints Day Celebration at the Siebert Park Cabin in Camp Hill. Festivities start after the 10:00am Mass. Food, Games, & Saint Costumes! Please bring a side or dessert to share & a bag of candy.  For more information or to volunteer to help contact Dawn Forbeck at 

Altar Servers Raffle – Statue of Our Lady – Our Altar servers will be selling raffle tickets today  after Mass in the back of Church.  A drawing for a statue of the Blessed Mother will then take place at the All Saints party on October 29.  Proceeds will be used for a recreational activity for our Altar Servers.  This is a small way we show our  gratitude and appreciation to our servers.

All Saints & All Souls Day – Mass Schedule

All Saints Day, Nov. 1

  • 7am: Low Mass
  • 7pm: Sung Mass (Choristers Singing)

All Souls Day, Nov. 2

  • 7am: Two Low Masses (Communion for Faithful only at 1st Mass)
  • 7pm: Sung Mass with Absolution of Catafalque

 Coffee Donuts Clean-up – Please sign up to help clean the social hall afterwards Coffee/Donuts on Sunday.  Clean-up begins around 12:15pm and takes approximately 25 minutes.  A list of duties, and sign up sheet are located in the social hall.  You can sign up for one week or multiple weeks.  Thanks for sacrificing a little bit of your day for the church.

Christmas Cards Available – Today FSSP Christmas Cards are available in the back of Church. They are free for pickup.

2018 FSSP Calendars – FSSP Calendars will be available next week for $15 per calendar while supplies last.

Online Giving – You are now able to visit our website to make a one time gift to Mater Dei or to set up recurring monthly offerings.  Visit and click “Donate.”

 Marriage Bans – John Troy & Abigail Butler plan to be married on December 2, 2017.

All Souls Day Novena Envelopes – “All Souls Day” envelopes are in the back of church for the All Souls Novena of Masses on November 2-10.  Put envelopes in collection basket by October  29.

Mission Sunday 2nd Collection – Today, there is a diocesan second collection for World Mission Sunday.  Funds go toward assisting young dioceses in Asia, Africa, Latin America and the Pacific Islands.

 Adult Convert / Adult Confirmation – Any adults interested in coming into the Catholic Church or receiving Confirmation and for those interested in brushing up on their Faith; Adult Catechism classes will be every other week at 7pm in the social hall.  Next Class date: This Thursday, October 26.

 RB’s Barbershop – Benefits Mater Dei – Mater Dei parishioner, Robert Walk, has generously offered that anyone who mentions Mater Dei during their haircut with him will have their payment go straight back to Mater Dei.  Robert, who goes by “RB,” is the owner/sole barber at RB’s Barbershop in Marysville, PA at 111 Valley St. Ext.  Walk-ins are preferred.  Hours can be found at the shop’s Facebook page:  Phone: 717.576.8205

Food for the Needy—Thanksgiving – Grocery bags with a list of items needed by Silence of Mary for their Thanksgiving food distribution are available today.  Items needed for Thanksgiving dinners are instant potatoes & sweet potatoes, stuffing, canned yams, canned vegetables & cranberry sauce, gravy in jars or packets, and brown sugar in boxes.  Please take a bag and bring it back filled with items on the list either on October 29th or November 5th.  Thank you in advance for your charity.