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Welcome to St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish. Please feel free to explore our site to learn more about our parish. If you are new to our community, we encourage you to become a member of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque parish.

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Message from Our Pastor

Dear Friends,

A popular Facebook posting says, “Dear God, I want to take a minute, not to ask for anything from you, but simply to say ‘Thank You’ for all I have.” How appropriate and to the point! What more could we offer this week as we gather to celebrate God’s bounty and blessing in our lives and in the lives of those we adore and love?

I add my personal thanks for all of you for your kindness to me. I am grateful to the office staff, the school faculty, PREP faculty, and to the various parish organizations who, through your zeal and love for our parish, effortlessly bring the Gospel to life each day. I am grateful for those of you who pray for the success of the mission of the Church to bring Christ to those in most need of his mercy. I am grateful for those who volunteer your time and talent as ministers at our parish liturgies...ushers, counters, musicians, lectors, servers, Extraordinary Ministers of Communion...I am grateful to those who sacrifice your treasure to meet our expenses, to pay our debt and insure that the vision started in 1948 continues well into the future. I am grateful to the youth of our parish who enthusiastically desire to be that future.

I am sure that there is so much more to add to the “all I have” part of this about you?

To Jesus Christ, our sovereign King...Thank you!

God bless us!

St. Margaret Mary Alacoque pray for us!
Fr. Charles L. Persing,

Mass Schedule

 Weekly Mass Schedule

Saturday Vigil: 5:00 p.m.

Sunday: 8:00 and 9:30 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.

Monday: No Mass
Tuesday – Saturday: 8:30 a.m.

Holy Day Vigil: 7:00 p.m
Holy Day: 8:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.

Penance: Saturday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. or by appointment. A parish penance service is held during both Advent and Lent at announced times.


For directions to the church and rectory located at 2800 Paxton Church Road in Harrisburg, click here to enter your starting address.

The parish office and St Margaret Mary School remian at 2848 Herr Street in Harrisburg.


Due to the current weather conditions, the Adoration Chapel is closed and will reopen tomorrow, November 27th at 8:00 am. 

Online Giving

For your convenience, we now offer the ability make your weekly offerings electronically. To register for your secure account, click on the myEoffering button below.