AD Times

“The Allentown Diocese in the Year of Our Lord”
Incorporated as Allentown Catholic Communications, Inc.
Official biweekly newspaper of the Diocese covering news affecting the Catholic community on the local diocesan, national and international level.

(610) 871-5200 ext. 2264 Fax (610) 439-7694

Mrs. Jill M. Caravan, Editor/Director
(610) 871-5200 ext. 2264   Fax (610) 439-7694

Priest Personnel

Office of Priest Personnel

Coordinates and oversees the personnel needs of the priests and the pastoral exigencies of the Diocese.

Rev. Msgr. Gerald E. Gobitas,
Phone: (610) 437-0755  
Fax: (610) 433-7822


Office of Divine Worship

Fosters liturgical renewal and develops full, active participation in worship; coordinates educational efforts in liturgy, music, art and environment.

Rev. Keith A. Mathur, M.A., M.Div.,
(610) 437-0755

Beverly McDevitt,
Diocesan Choir Director

To go to the Divine Worship page click here.

Pro-Life Activities and Social Concerns

Office of Pro-life Activities and Social Concerns

Coordinates activities and programs within the Diocese and assists the parishes in implementing Pro-Life activities including educational, pastoral, public policy programs, and prayer and worship. Acting as a catalyst, the office promotes the social  mission of the Church. It encourages individuals and parishes to formulate a Gospel response to the social issues of the day. The Office of Pro-Life Activities and Social Concern educates, advocates and challenges people to put faith into action.

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