Home for Christmas

"I invite all Catholics 'home for Christmas' to one of our 84 parishes in Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill Counties," said Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert.

"Perhaps this Advent, you can consider inviting someone who has been away from the Church home for Christmas Mass. What more beautiful gift can you give your family and friends this Christmas than the love of Christ through his Church?

Do not be afraid; Christ is watching over us and helping us prepare ourselves, for Christ “will keep you firm to the end (1 Cor 1:8).”

I pray this season of Advent is a fruitful time of spiritual growth for you and your families!"Bishop Schlert said.

No matter how long since your or the person you invite's last visit, you will find our spiritual home ready and waiting to welcome you.

We look forward to sharing these holy days with you, and I hope that we all enjoy a merry and blessed Christmas.

Read Bishop Schlert's letter under the word Resources on this page.

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