Parish Mission Statement

We, the parish community of The Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, McSherrystown, PA., under guidance of the Holy Trinity, in union with our Holy Father, the Bishop of the Diocese of Harrisburg,and our Pastor, dedicate ourselves to the service of God in forming and expressing our Catholic Christian identity. Our calling is to proclaim the Word of God through worship, evangelization, education and service.

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Summer Hours
From Monday, June 2nd until Tuesday, September 2nd the Parish Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Children's Rosary
The Children's Rosary Group which normally meets at St. Joseph's in Hanover will be meeting at Annunciation in the summer. The dates and times are as follows: Sunday, July 20th and Sunday, August 17th at 3:00 p.m. All children are invited to attend. Rosaries and booklets are provided.

Religious Education
Please have registrations for 2014-2015 Religious Education in by August 1st. There is a $10 late fee per child. For more information, contact Christine Sanders at 717-637-1191 or

Hoss's Community Day Fundraiser
Join us for Hoss's Community Day on Wednesday, August 13th and 20% of your check will be donated to the church's Restoration Fund. For a copy of the coupon, click here.

Parish Hall Reservations
Church and school organizations should submit requests to reserve the Parish Hall for the 2014-2015 year by August 15th.

The Parish Council of Catholic Women will meet August 19th in the school conference room. Save the date for the Annunciation B.V.M. Church picnic on Sunday, September 21st.

Adoration Chapel
The following hours are available for adoration: Monday at 3:00 a.m., Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Wednesday at 1:00 & 7:00 p.m., Friday at 12:00 a.m. Any questions can be directed to Gloria Murren at 717-637-8635. Thank you to our dedicated volunteers.

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