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.

Diocese Offers Session on Financial and Estate Planning for Women

“Learn not to be afraid,” Beth Dobis Beers, Esq., said of consulting a financial or estate planner. “People think they don’t have enough money. The whole point of us being here is even if you have $500 in the bank, you can maybe turn it into $5,000. Make the first step – talk to a financial or estate planner.”

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