May 30, 2023

The next Information Bulletin is Monday, June 5, 2023.
The deadline for submissions is Thursday, June 1, at 4:30 p.m.

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Eucharistic processions
The Office for Divine Worship is pleased to announce that another regional Eucharistic procession has been organized. Everyone is invited to participate in one of the processions on June 11 (Corpus Christi). See attachment for procession list.

Free parish websites through the diocese
The Diocese of Erie will only be able to offer new free parish websites until July 31. If your parish is considering a new website, contact Kathy Papalia soon. Visit for information about the free sites. Websites offered through the diocese are easy to edit and sites are typically up and running in a matter of weeks. Contact Kathy Papalia at or at 814.824.1184.

Global Marian prayer
The Office for Divine Worship invites you to join the global Marian prayer on May 31 as we entrust the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops to Mary. Liturgical resources in different languages are available at

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


Eucharistic processions
All night Adoration
Holy Hour for Pastoral Planning
Quo Vadis Days
Kendra Von Esh

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Eucharistic processions
All night Adoration
Holy Hour for Pastoral Planning
Quo Vadis Days
Kendra Von Esh


All night adoration
St. Francis Xavier Parish in McKean is hosting all night adoration from May 27 at 7 p.m. to May 28 at 10:30 a.m. Adoration will be held at the St. Francis Xavier Church, 8880 Main St., McKean. See flier for details.

Novena to Saint Anthony
A novena to Saint Anthony will be held at St. Paul Parish, 1617 Walnut St., Erie, from June 5-13, with Father Leo Gallina officiating. The novena will begin on June 5 after 9 a.m. Mass, with subsequent novena prayers following the 9 a.m. Mass from Tuesday to Friday. The novena will conclude on St. Anthony’s feast day, June 13, with a 9 a.m. Mass. Breakfast will be provided afterward at the St. Paul Center for a nominal fee. All are invited to join. For inquiries, please call 814.456.6256.

Holy Hour for pastoral planning
Join Deacon Dave Jacquel and the parishioners of St. Mark and Mt. Calvary parishes for a Holy Hour for Pastoral Planning on June 10 at 3:15 p.m. at St. Mark Church, 695 Smithson Ave., Erie. Call the office at 814.899.3000 or email with questions. See flier for details.

Quo Vadis Days
Quo Vadis Days is a four-day camp for Catholic young men in grades 9-12 who are considering the priesthood or seminary formation or who are wondering if God is calling them to a religious vocation. Quo Vadis Days will be held July 30 – Aug. 2 at St. Mark Seminary, 429 E. Grandview Blvd., Erie. See flier for details. The registration form can be found at Contact Father Scott Jabo, vocations director, with any questions at 814.824.1198 or

Talk by Kendra Von Esh
Catholic Daughters of the Americas St. Mary Court #95 invites you to join them for a talk by Kendra Von Esh on Sept. 24 at Elk County Catholic High School, 600 Maurus St., St. Marys. The program begins at 9:00 a.m., preceded by an 8:00 a.m. meet and greet. Author Kendra Von Esh, recognized by Relevant Radio, CV and EWTN, will share her journey from a life of sin to spiritual warfare. A $10 fee includes a light lunch, and Kendra's book will be available for signing and purchase for $15. The day concludes with adoration and confession at 2:30 p.m. and Mass at 4:00 p.m. RSVP to Mary Ellen at 814.594.5288 or See flier for details.

First grade teacher
St. Joseph Catholic School in Warren is seeking a first grade teacher for the 2023-24 school year. The applicant should have a teaching degree and certification. For full position details and how to apply, visit

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 with three to five years of experience as an administrative assistant. For position details and how to apply, visit

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