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.


We welcome our newest Altar Servers Joseph, Jeremy, and Jocelyn who are pictured above with Mr. John Greenholt and Daniel and Elijah who are pictured below.


Latest News
2014 Lenten Appeal Update
Thank you to all who have pledged for the 2014 Lenten Appeal. We have raised $70,244.00 towards our goal of $94,700. Please continue to donate/pledge by using the Lenten appeal envelopes, which can be put into the collection basket. You may also make an online donation (which will still be designated to our parish) by clicking here. God Bless You!

Easter Holiday Hours
The Parish Office will be closed Good Friday, April 18th and will reopen on Monday, April 21st at 8:00 a.m.
The Adoration Chapel will be closed at 6:00 p.m. on Holy Thursday, April 16th and will reopen on Easter Sunday evening at 9:00 p.m.

Annunciation B.V.M. School Introduces "Take a Tour" Tuesdays
Do you know someone researching schools in the area? Tell a friend, neighbor, coworker or family member about Annunciation B.V.M.'s "Take a Tour" Tuesdays. Stop by the school between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. any Tuesday for an informative tour of the school. For more information, contact Mrs. Jennifer Hart at or by calling 717-637-3135.

Weekend Flower Chart
The following dates are available at a cost of $30 per date. Please sign up in the vestibule of the church, and place you donation in an envelope labeled "weekend flowers": May 10, 17, 31; and June 8.

Adoration Chapel

The following hours are available for adoration: Wednesday, 8:00-9:00 a.m. and Saturday, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.. Any questions can be directed to Gloria Murren at 717-637-8635. Thank you to our dedicated volunteers.

For more parish/deanery activities and upcoming events, click here.