CHURCHAs the People of God in Good Shepherd Parish, we whole-heartedly embrace our mission: to deepen our personal relationship with God; to foster a faith-filled community; to provide opportunities to grow in the Catholic Faith; to share the Good News of Jesus Christ; and to promote Christian Service to all people.

Relying on the guidance and inspiration of the Holy Spirit, we commit ourselves as a Parish community, to continue the work that God has begun in us by reflecting in our daily life and activities the love and grace of God.


Online giving Option

We are pleased to announce an online giving option for your financial contributions to the parish.

For complete information on this new options please review the Online Giving User Guide.

Week of Aug. 18-22, 2014
August 18
8:30 a.m. Church

August 19
6:30 a.m. Church
8:30 a.m. Church

August 20
6:30 a.m. Church
8:30 a.m. Church

August 21
6:30 a.m. Church
8:30 a.m. Church

August 22
6:30 a.m. Church
8:30 a.m. Church

News & Notes


Please be aware that our Church parking lot will be undergoing repairs Monday, July 21, through Thursday, July 24. The repairs will include hot tar filling of cracks, seal-coating and line striping.

This necessary maintenance will be completed in stages so that there will always be available parking and access to the Church, Chapel and Parish Office. Just follow the signs. Inclement weather and possible funerals may alter this schedule.

Parish Picnic - Save the Date

  • 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.
  • The Meadows at Allenberry

Watch for more details is upcoming bulletins.

Fry Named the New Principal of GS School

Dr. Stephen M. Fry has been named the new Principal of Good Shepherd School and will assume his duties next month. Dr. Fry comes to us with 17 years of experience as an educator and administrator. His most recent experience as a school leader was as Middle School Head and Assistant Head of School at Harrisburg Academy. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hiram College in Ohio, he completed studies for a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina and in 2011 earned a doctorate from Vanderbilt University. Dr. Fry, his wife and three children are members of St. Katharine Drexel parish in Mechanicsburg. Let us keep him in our prayers and ask God’s continued blessings on our school family.

New Ministry Schedules

Schedules for July 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014, are now available for Altar Servers, Lectors, and Ministers of Communion.

Youth Protection Training Update

Please click here for important information from the Diocese of Harrisburg Youth Protection Office.

  • Pastor: Rev. Paul C. Helwig
  • Parochial Vicar:
    Rev.Fidelis Umukoro, O.P.
  • Deacon: Francis C. Gorman
  • Deacon: Patrick M. Kiley