MARY,
GATE OF HEAVEN
CHURCH
Myerstown, PA
Sacramental Administration:
  1. BAPTISM
    BAPTISM
    Contact the pastor. Parents are required to attend a Baptismal seminar.
  2. MASS
    MASS
    Vigil Service - Saturday 4 PM Sunday - 9 AM Holydays and Weekdays - to be announced
  3. SACRAMENT OF PENANCE (CONFESSION)
    SACRAMENT OF PENANCE (CONFESSION)
    Saturday 3 - 3:30 PM
  4. HOLY COMMUNION
    HOLY COMMUNION
    Taken to the sick and homebound monthly or as needed; notify the pastor when you become sick or homebound
  5. MATRIMONY
    Contact pastor at least one year in advance of the chosen marriage date
  6. CONFIRMATION
    CONFIRMATION
    Administered by the bishop on a yearly basis (8th grade and adults)
  7. ANOINTING OF THE SICK
    ANOINTING OF THE SICK
    Administered when needed; notify the pastor
  8. HOLY ORDERS
    HOLY ORDERS
    Pray daily for vocations to the priesthood and religious life, particularly from our parish
Mary, Gate of Heaven Programs
Confraternity of Christian Doctrine (CCD) Education for public school students- immediately after Sunday Mass until
11:30 AM - Kindergarten thru 8th Grade – starting the third Sunday of September and ending the third Sunday of May.

High School Students meet together after Mass on Sundays with structured lessons on Faith and Prayer, performance of Works of Mercy with social time beginning in September and ending in May.

Bible Study for adults September to December and during Lent.

RCIA – September to May – Monday 7 PM to 9 PM. at Assumption BVM, in Lebanon (866-6017, Mrs. Tina Boyer)
Parish Mission Statement


We, the parishioners of Mary, Gate of Heaven Church, in the Diocese of Harrisburg, are called to KNOW, LOVE and SERVE GOD in this life and be happy with Him in Heaven; so we seek God through the life, death, resurrection of Jesus Christ in the love of the Holy Spirit. We are committed to live and serve all people as our brothers and sisters in Christ through the beliefs and practices of the Gospel and the teachings of the Catholic Church. We will accomplish this commitment in our daily lives and through evangelization in our worship and the sharing of the Good News of the Gospel. As stewards of the blessings and gifts God has bestowed upon us, we will use our time, talents and treasure to glorify God and serve one another.
ORGANIZATIONS

Council of Catholic Women (CCW) –meetings on the  first Tuesday of the month from September to June

Knights of Columbus (K of C) – meetings on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

Parents’ Committee –meets monthly – date and time to be announced.
Finance Committee: Al Feitzinger (Chairman), Kathy Barry (CCW), Dave Barto, John Pechar, John Schlegel.

Pastoral Council: Clint Fern (Festival), Theresa Fidler (DRE-CCD), Michele Grumbine (Parents’ Committee), Dennis Marcozzi, Joseph Plum (Grand Knight), Patrick Sweeney (Bldgs and Grounds), Evelyn Webber, Christine Williams.

Lay Ministry: Altar Servers - grades 3-12
Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion,
Lectors and Ushers