New Ministries and Survey Results
I am happy to announce because of our Faith Enrichment Survey we have some new Ministries and Fellowships for you to consider.
New Mens Group (TMIY), Womens Group, Book Club, and Expanding Seniors Group. See below for more details. More coming to parish with your help.
Faith Enrichment Survey Results
Now Available for Review click below for:
Summary of Highlights
Complete Report Details
Interested in helping establish more opportunities for our Parish, contact
Deacon Michael at 717-347-7350 or
THAT MAN IS YOU
“That Man is You” Men’s Group is starting and hosted at St. Patrick Church cafeteria. All men, 18+, are welcome. TMIY is unlike anything you’ve experienced. Are you a young man discerning your path in life? Mid-career or retired? Want to become a more loving husband or father? Hoping to strengthen your Faith and deepen your relationship with God? This is for YOU!
Two weekly Meeting Times - Your Choice! Starting:
Sept. 11th, Wednesday Evenings, 6:15 to 7:30 PM or
Sept. 14th, Saturdays Mornings, 6:15 to 7:30 AM
At each meeting an excellent Video will be viewed followed by Small Group Discussion and fellowship time.
Challenge Yourself - Come and See!
For more information contact Jim Haldeman, 717-891-4227 or
or Mike Springer, 717-451-8236 or
View Video & Register on our Website:
Walking with Purpose
Walking With Purpose (WWP) is an exciting ministry transforming the lives of all women (single, married, mom’s etc.) in all age groups. WWP is a Scripture-based program that focuses on growing in knowledge as well as conversion of heart. It offers practical Bible teaching for modern situations through home study and small group discussion.
St. Joseph Church, York is offering WWP beginning Thursday, September 19 at 9:15 am. They also provide childcare, and this year are pleased to offer Catechesis of the Good Shepherd (CGS) for children ages 3-6, an outstanding Montessori-based, hands on program for teaching our Catholic faith to young children. The CGS Program is Highly recommended by Deacon Michael.
For additional questions or to register, contact Leigh Oppedisano at (717)-578-6537 or
You can also visit
for more information. Come and See how Walking with Purpose can help you grow in your relationship with Jesus!
If you are also interested in being a small group facilitator, please register asap so you can be prepared to so you can attend their facilitator training session on Sept 12th.
Interested in an Evening Session, please contact Deacon Michael at 717-347-7350 or
to discuss options.
St. Patrick Book Club
Starting Tuesday October 1st
The Return of the Prodigal Son is the bestselling work by spiritual writer and Catholic priest Henri Nouwen with over a million copies sold worldwide.
All who ask, "Where has my struggle led me?" or those seeking to find illumination in their spiritual journeys are encouraged to read the book, and come to share in the group discussions.
This book club will meet each Tuesday afternoon for five weeks and will be facilitated by retired educator, book lover, and parishioner Mary Goodwillie. Sessions will take place in the parish office from 1:00 - 2:30 pm beginning on October 1 and ending on October 29.
Interested: Please contact Mary Goodwillie at 717-779-6298 or
or see parish website:
stpatrickyork.org “Book Club”
for more information and to register.
What you will Need: Purchase book (see website) and sign up by September 24. Prepare for the first meeting by reading the book Prologue and Introduction.
EXPANDING SENIORS GROUP
SENIORS COME and JOIN US
Results from our Faith Enrichment Survey express a desire from 26 Women and Men to attend a SENIORS Group. Our current Seniors Group is looking to expand their offerings and obtain new members.
The Patricians Senior Group (Ages 50+) meets monthly to share events, activities and companionship with others with God as their HELPER. Volunteering to help where needed in the parish and in the community, and to socialize with other ministries in the York Deanery
Thus, the Patricians of St. Patrick are a fellowship group who meet, share events and activities until there is “No Wax left in the Candle.”
We need those who share this desire to Join Us. Please contact Rosalie Libertella President at 717-757-5739 or email:
to express your interest
Any Questions related to our efforts please let us know.
Anyone interested in Marriage Enrichment/Couples, Small Group Study, or other topics, please let us know, so we can help.
Thank You and Blessings,
717-347-7350 or email:
Deacon Michael DeVivo
on Wednesday, August 28 at 1:08PM