More than 100 Gather to Hear National Presenter on Theology of the Body

Bill Donaghy presented “Desire: Fulfilling Our Deepest Longing” Sept. 30 at St. Thomas More, Allentown.

Six Speakers to be Featured at Diocesan 2017 Men’s Conference

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.

Diocesan schools part of CRS Global High School Program

"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.

‘Diocesan Family Festival’ Draws Approximately 700 to Day of Faith and Fun

“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 Schlert celebrates Carbon Deanery Mass at St. Joseph

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.

Bishop Schlert celebrates Berks Deanery Mass at St. Ignatius

Bishop Alfred Schlert celebrated the Berks Deanery Mass Sept. 21 at St. Ignatius Loyola, Sinking Spring.  Click on the calendar icon for the dates of the remaining Deanery Masses.

Bishop Schlert Returns to Alma Mater as Bishop of Allentown

“I learned many things here as a young student and developed the ability to be a priest,” said Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert.

Lay Missionaries of Sacred Heart of Jesus Celebrate Quarter Century

The Lay Missionaries of the Sacred Heart of Jesus will culminate their year-long celebration of 25 years of “being the heart of God on earth.”

State’s Bishops Celebrate Mass to Consecrate Dioceses to Our Lady of Fatima

Joining their voices in prayer and lending their honor of the Blessed Mother to strains of Marian hymns with hundreds of clergy, religious and lay faithful, the bishops of the dioceses of Pennsylvania concelebrated a solemn Mass at St. Patrick Cathedral in Harrisburg Sept. 27 to consecrate the state’s Catholic dioceses to Our Lady of Fatima in this 100th anniversary year of her apparitions.

Shower of the Roses’ to honor ‘The Little Flower’ Oct. 1

The celebration at the Shrine of St. Therese of Lisieux, Nesquehoning will begin at 1 p.m. with Mass celebrated by Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert, who will crown the Rose Queen during the Eucharistic Celebration.