News Release

Diocese issues statement on State Supreme Court's Grand Jury ruling
July 27, 2018

Below is the statement of the Diocese of Allentown on the ruling by the State Supreme court on the release of a redacted report of the Statewide Grand Jury"


Bishop sends letter on status of grand jury report
July 13, 2018

Over the next few days, more than 80,000 households across the Diocese of Allentown will receive a letter from Bishop Alfred Schlert regarding the status of the Statewide Grand Jury Report.

New program means additional scholarships for diocesan students
July 09, 2018

Students in Diocese of Allentown schools will benefit from nearly $1 million in additional scholarships thanks to the first year of an innovative program

Purchase completed of new building for Catholic school in Tamaqua
July 03, 2018

The Diocese of Allentown today completed the purchase of a new building to house the growing Saint Jerome Regional School

Bishop issues statement on immigration
June 19, 2018

Diocese of Allentown Bishop Alfred Schlert has issued a statement on immigration

Diocesan newspaper wins two national awards
June 18, 2018

The A.D. Times, newspaper of the Diocese of Allentown, received two awards in the just-announced Catholic Press Association 2018 Catholic Press Awards.

Diocese to expand learning support program in Berks County
June 18, 2018

To meet a growing need, the Diocese of Allentown Office of Education will open a second Berks County location of its Aquinas Learning Support Program

Diocese will learn from Pennsylvania grand jury report
June 06, 2018

A statewide Grand Jury has been investigating clergy sexual abuse in six dioceses in Pennsylvania, including Allentown

Carbon County man to be ordained diocese's newest priest
May 30, 2018

Rev. Mr. John A. Hutta II, a transitional deacon, will be ordained to the priesthood at ceremonies at the Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena in Allentown this Saturday, June 2 at 10:30 AM.

Diocese priests get new assignments
May 21, 2018

26 priests of the Diocese of Allentown have received new or additional assignments that are effective Tuesday, June 19.