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.
“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.
“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,
"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.