The Petros Retreat is a prayerful morning for all those who minister to the youth of the Allentown Diocese! The morning will include time for you to reconnect with God and experience the joy of Christian community. Sacraments, grace, coffee, and lunch will be offered.
When: Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018
9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Where: St. Francis Center for Renewal
395 Bridle Path Road
Bethlehem, PA 18017
St. Teresa of Calcutta touched the lives of many with her inspiring and selfless missionary work. Many were touched by St. Teresa’s life, and Msgr. Michael Mannion had the opportunity to work with her. Our next Theology on Tap event, “Working Beside a Saint: Stories of St. Teresa of Calcutta” will be held on Monday, November 20 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at Corked Wine Bar (515 Main St., Bethlehem). Msgr. Michael Mannion, a priest of the Diocese of Camden, will present the topic followed by Q&A. Event is free of charge.
Have you ever been asked or wondered… Do Catholics worship Mary? What is the Biblical evidence for the Assumption? Why is Mary referred to as the "Queen of Heaven"? Join us as Sr. Emily Vincent, I.H.M. discusses how to answer these and other common questions about the Church's teaching on the Blessed Mother!
Join us on Monday, April 23, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Allentown Brew Works in the High Gravity Lounge as Deacon Tony Campanell explores the third person of the Blessed Trinity. Who is the Holy Spirit? What is the role and relationship of the Holy Spirit to us and the Church? How does a relationship with the Holy Spirit affect me? These questions and more will be discussed.
In this presentation Matt Fradd will offer parents a detailed look at the way pornography harms us and offer practical strategies that parents needs to implement to protect their children from the lies in over-sexualized culture.
Join us on Monday, February 26, 2018 from 6:30 to 8:30pm at P.J. Whelihan's Pub and Restaurant as Sr. Rose Mulligan, I.H.M. of Immaculata University explores a relic known as the Shroud of Turin. What is the Shroud of Turin? WHere does it come from? What can relics like this tell us about Christ? These questions and more will be discussed. There is no cost to attend and no registration is required. P.J.'s is located at 1101 Rocky Road, West Lawn and they will have menus available for ordering food and drink at your expense. For questions contact the Office of Adult Formation by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 610-289-8900 ext. 2021
Have you ever been asked or wondered… Is an annulment just "Catholic divorce"? Can divorced people receive the Eucharist? Join us as Msgr. Victor Finelli discusses how to answer these and other common questions about the Church's teaching on marriage!
Formerly known as the Apologetics Forum this free series will discuss topics within the Faith that many of our contemporaries disagree with or don't ascribe to. Many of us believe the Church's teachings but don't know how to speak about them with our neighbors, co-workers, and children. This series will change that. TRUTH: What the Catholic Church Really Teaches will prepare every day lay Catholics with the tools of how to discuss the challenging teachings of our great Faith.