THE A.D. TIMES Receives Two National Awards

The newspaper of the Diocese of Allentown, received two awards in the Catholic Press Association (CPA) 2018 Catholic Press Awards, announced June 15.

Catholic Committee on Scouting Presents Religious Medals and Awards

Twenty-six youth, one adult and the Diocese of Allentown were recognized with medals and awards at the ceremony conducted by the Allentown Diocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting.

Diocesan Board of Education Honors 25-Year and Retiring Educators

Diocesan officials and retiring educational staff celebrated careers in Catholic education.

Father John Hutta Ordained a Priest for the Diocese

“God has blessed us today with a new priest and servant. Today is a sign of God’s goodness to his people and to the people of the Diocese of Allentown,” said Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert.

Deacon Joseph Petrauskas Visits Syrian and Sudanese Refugees

As a new Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Global Fellow, Deacon Joseph Petrauskas of St. Columbkill, Boyertown started the new year by participating in a CRS Immersion Trip to Egypt, the spirit of which dovetails with World Refugee Day 2018, to be observed Wednesday, June 20, and Pope Francis’ Share the Journey campaign.

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