Deacon Joseph Petrauskas, assigned to St. Columbkill, Boyertown, will embark on an immersion mission trip Jan. 7 to 17 as a global fellow for Catholic Relief Services (CRS). But rather than serving others, he hopes to be the one on the receiving end.
Young men who participated in “Quo Vadis,” along with their families, reunited Nov. 5 with other young men and priests who participated in the vocation camp last summer at DeSales University, Center Valley.
Catholics in the Diocese of Allentown will have the opportunity to “give to those who have given a lifetime” as part of the collection for the Retirement Fund for Religious, to be held in parishes Dec. 9-10.
WASHINGTON (CNS) -- When the news broke Nov. 27 of Meghan Markle's engagement to Prince Harry, reporters descended upon the Los Angeles Catholic school Markle attended: Immaculate Heart High School and Middle School.
Father DeLacy, director of the Office of Vocations in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, explored how we are daily engaged in spiritual battle. He examined such questions as “Does Satan really exist?” “Can I lose salvation?” and “How does sin affect me?”
“Everything we do as a family of faith begins and ends with the love of God and love of our neighbor,” said Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert.
“Just getting here is a tremendous accomplishment and one each participant should be proud to have achieved,” said Daniel Jones, CYO coordinator with the Diocesan Office of Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry.