“St. Thomas More is a model for you in everything you say and do, and is an example to imitate in truth and integrity. May your Catholic faith inspire your professional life and give witness to human dignity,” Bishop Murphy said.
VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Like the Catholic Church's newest saints, Christians are called to live their faith as a love story with God who wants a relationship that is "more than that of devoted subjects with their king," Pope Francis said.
“The parish of St. Francis welcomed back to their parish Bishop Schlert, who was stationed at the parish for his first priestly assignment 30 years ago,” Msgr. Victor Finelli, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi, said.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer -- a white stucco church just off the Las Vegas Strip and dwarfed by giant hotels, casinos and flashing neon lights -- has long been a spiritual oasis for tourists.
Six featured speakers will offer presentations at “Lord, To Whom Shall We Go?” the Diocese of Allentown’s Spirit 2017 Men’s Conference Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at DeSales University, Center Valley.
"We’re delighted to have the opportunity to celebrate the schools participating in the Catholic Relief Services Global High School Program,” said Robert Olney, welcoming school representatives gathered for the Joint Meeting for High School Theology/Campus Ministry Sept. 26 at Bethlehem Catholic High School.
“Family springs from the divine sacrament of marriage. We all have a role to play to enrich the family,” said Bishop Alfred Schlert, who opened the event as principal celebrant of the outdoor multicultural Mass.
Bishop Alfred Schlert celebrated a special Carbon Deanery Mass Sept. 25 at St Joseph, Jim Thorpe, his first Mass in the Carbon Deanery since being ordained and installed Bishop of Allentown Aug. 31.