August 7, 2023

The next Information Bulletin is Monday, August 14, 2023.
The deadline for submissions is Thursday, August 10, at 4:30 p.m.

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2023 Collection for the Church in Latin America
Please find attached Bishop Persico’s letter introducing the 2023 collection for the Church in Latin America, to be taken on the weekend of August 19-20. Parishes are asked to publicize this collection in a significant way on the weekend of August 12-13.

Eucharistic Miracles Exhibit available for parishes and schools
The International Eucharistic Miracles of the World exhibit, which was designed and created by Blessed Carlo Acutis, is composed of about 160 panels that include beautiful images and detailed descriptions of Eucharistic miracles that have occurred throughout the centuries in many countries around the world. St. Philip Church in Linesville has a copy of this exhibit (due in large part to a generous REEF grant) which is available for parishes and schools in the Diocese of Erie to borrow free of charge. The exhibit is stored in three boxes and two bins for easy transport. For more information about the exhibit, please visit the website at: or email Amanda at See flier for details.

International Catholic Stewardship Council newsletter
The Catholic Foundation is happy to share the attached August edition of the International Catholic Stewardship Council newsletter (English and Spanish versions are available). Pastors and parish staff are encouraged to read and share this publication with their parishioners, using all or parts of it for their parish bulletin, with credit to the author/source.

Job openings in the diocese
See the classified section below for the latest position openings. Here’s a quick link to diocesan, school and parish jobs: For Erie Catholic School System jobs only, go to


The Church in Latin America
Eucharistic Miracles of the World
ICSC newsletter (English)
ICSC newsletter (Spanish)
Car show
Pork roast

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The Church in Latin America
Eucharistic Miracles of the World
ICSC newsletter (English)
ICSC newsletter (Spanish)
Car show
Pork roast


Sisters of St. Joseph associate information session
An information session will be held on Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sisters of St. Joseph Community Living Center, 5031 West Ridge Road, Erie, for anyone interested in becoming an associate of the Sisters of St. Joseph. For more information, call 814.836.4199 or email

Inaugural car show fundraiser
Join the first annual Crusaders' Car Show at St. Gregory Parish School, 140 W. Main St., North East, on Aug. 18. The parking lot opens at 6 p.m., with trophies for Best in show, Crusaders Choice, and Father's Favorite awarded at 8 p.m. The event features concessions, a bake sale and a basket raffle. A $10 donation is suggested. All proceeds will support the school’s PTO in providing enrichment activities for students. See flier for details.

Annual Labor Day Picnic
Join St. Michael Parish in Fryburg for their Labor Day Picnic on Sept. 4 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy chicken and ham dinners, and participate in the quilt raffle, games and cash-prize raffles. Adult dinner tickets are $12, and children are $6. Proceeds support the parish's maintenance. For more information, contact 814.226.7288 or

Annual Pork Roast
St. Charles Parish in New Bethlehem is hosting its sixth annual Pork Roast on Sept. 9 from 4-7 p.m. Tickets cost $20, with proceeds supporting the St. Nicholas Cemetery. Attendees stand a chance to win one of two $500 or five $100 cash prizes. Only 500 tickets are available and can be purchased at the event or the parish office at 3028 Shannondale Rd., Mayport. For more information, contact the parish office at 814.275.3446. See flier for details.

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