July 24, 2023

The next Information Bulletin is Monday, July 31, 2023.
The deadline for submissions is Thursday, July 27, at 4:30 p.m.

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Office for Divine Worship: 2023 Christmas Mass norms from Bishop Persico
In 2023, Christmas Day falls on a Monday. Please refer to the attachment for direction from Bishop Persico regarding norms for Christmas Masses.

NFP Awareness Week
Natural Family Planning supports God’s gifts of love and life in marriage. Did you know that modern methods of Natural Family Planning (NFP) can be used to reliably space children, help infertile couples achieve pregnancy, increase body literacy and help diagnose and wholistically treat women’s health issues? In honor of Natural Family Planning Awareness Week, July 23-29, parishes are encouraged to share the attached flier with more information in their bulletins. Color and black and white versions are available. Contact the family life office at 814.824.1261 with questions.

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: https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html. For Erie Catholic School System jobs only, go to http://ErieCatholic.org/careers.


Norms for Christmas Masses
NFP Awareness Week
Cash bingo
Director of worship
Holy Hour August

Parish Bulletin Announcements

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Norms for Christmas Masses
NFP Awareness Week
Cash bingo
Director of worship
Holy Hour August


Eucharistic Revival webinar
As an introduction to the next phase of the Eucharistic Revival, Bishop Andrew Cozzens will speak on how to bring the Eucharistic Revival to local parishes in a webinar on Aug. 1 at 8 p.m. Learn about the resources available to support this work and how you can play a key role. The webinar is free and open to all. Register at https://www.eucharisticrevival.org/bishop-cozzens-webinar.

Cash bingo at Polish Falcons Club
Holy Trinity Parish in Erie is hosting a cash bingo on Aug. 13 at the Polish Falcons Club, 431 East 3rd St., Erie. Doors open at 12 p.m. with bingo beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is $25, which includes one pack. Additional packs cost $5. Call 814.456.5300 to reserve a seat. Walk-ins are welcome. See flier for details.

Holy Hour for the Eucharistic Revival
Please join Deacon Dave Jacquel and the parishioners of St. Mark and Mt. Calvary parishes for a Holy Hour for the National Eucharistic Revival on Aug. 19 at 3 p.m. at Mt. Calvary Church, 2022 East Lake Rd., Erie. Contact the office with questions at 814.899.3000 or email office@smmc.church.

Annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children
St. George Parish in Erie will host a prayer service on Sept. 9 following the 8 a.m. Mass to mark the 11th Annual National Day of Remembrance for Aborted Children. The prayer service will be held at St. George Church, 5145 Peach St., Erie, and will last for approximately 45 minutes. Contact the parish office at 814.866.7532 for more information.

Administrative assistant for the International Missions Office/Chancery
The Office of International Missions and the Chancery Office of the Diocese of Erie are seeking a full-time administrative assistant. The candidate should possess at least a high school diploma with additional training in computers and business skills and three to five years of experience as an administrative assistant. For position details and how to apply, visit https://www.eriercd.org/employment.html.

Director of worship
The Sisters of St. Joseph of NWPA are seeking a director of worship for their prayer and music ministry. Candidates must possess a degree in music, theology, a related field or equivalent experience. See the attachment for position details and how to apply.

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