Collection Helps Aging Sisters, Brothers and Priests in Religious Orders

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.

Royal engagement announcement brings attention to Catholic school

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.

‘Spiritual Battle: Good vs. Evil’ Focus of Faith and Spirits Session

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?”

St. John the Baptist Restores Grotto for Spiritual Renewal Year

“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.

CYO Spelling Bee draws 36 participants to SS. Peter and Paul, Lehighton

“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.

St. Thomas More Clinches CYO Volleyball Tournament Title

The girls’ volleyball teams competed during the Catholic Youth Organization volleyball tournament at Notre Dame of Bethlehem.

First ‘Culture of Encounter’ Holy Hour Unites Families in Prayer

“In these holy hours we are invited to encounter – to ‘find’ – life in the Word of God that Mary spoke to us. It is good that our Diocese has begun this series in the centenary year of Our Lady of Fatima,” said Father Christopher Zelonis.

Priests of Diocese Gather for Faith, Fraternity and Formation

The Convocation of Priests was a time of faith and fellowship for priests of the Diocese of Allentown.

‘Lord, To Whom Shall We Go?’ Summons Men to Stand for Jesus

“You became a new creation through baptism. There is a power in you that is stronger than death. You are a child of God and a disciple of Jesus Christ and are called into relationship and to be life-long learners of Jesus Christ,” said Peter Herbeck, vice president and director of missions for Renewal Ministries,

Cross Country Championship Draws Record Number of Participants

"The Cross Country Championship is just a great event,” said Daniel Jones, CYO Coordinator with the diocesan Office of Youth, Young Adult and Family Ministry.