“Prayer is crucial. Prayer is our treasure chest of hope, and we need more of the Holy Spirit, we need more hope..,” said Deacon Anthony Campanell, presenting “The Forgotten Person of the Trinity” at Faith and Spirits
“His outreach to those on the margins, going to the peripheries – where are they rooted?” asked Dr. Peter Casarella of the Buenos Aires, Argentina native of Italian descent who is also the first Jesuit Pope at the McGlinn Conference Center, adjacent to Alvernia University, Reading.
“We all have crosses to carry and we all have imperfections – don’t deny them – embrace them. Don’t let weaknesses or sinfulness define you. Salesian spirituality is about practicing the virtue that opposes it,” said Father Timothy McIntire, during Theology on Tap at Hops at the Paddock, Allentown.
“If you are not praying with your spouse – make that change. You are missing powers and grace only God can give you. And don’t make it complicated,” said Joy Pinto, host of EWTN’s “At Home with Jim and Joy” and executive director of Her Choice Birmingham Women’s Center, Alabama.
The school community of Immaculate Conception School, Pen Argyl is celebrating the new school building for the new Early Learning Center. The new building will provide educational experiences for children of preschool age, kindergarten and first grade.
“In the Diocese of Allentown we really want to make and keep a promise that your gifts are used specifically in service to children, families, and adults through Catholic Charities, Catholic schools, Catholic Senior Housing, as well as vocations efforts, and Catholic Life and Evangelization ministries,” said Paul Acampora, secretary of the Diocesan Secretariat for Stewardship and Development.
“The least important word in the title is ‘bishop’ because the appeal is about people: the people we serve, the people who do the daily work of providing services and the generous people who make it all possible through their generosity to the appeal,” said Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert as he thanked supporters of the BAA.
“The education you receive here at DeSales University provides you with an extraordinary opportunity to reimagine the right road to take into your future. You can be the change our world needs at this present moment,” said Father James Greenfield.