Diocesan Educators Aim to Better Welcome Immigrant Students

“If we are only promoting one narrative – we are leaving people out. When we do that, we go against our first teacher – Jesus Christ,” said Brian Collier, director of the American Indian Catholic Schools Network and coordinator of supervision for the Alliance for Catholic Education at the University of Notre Dame. He gave the keynote address at the convention “All are Welcome in Christ.”

Allentown Diocese Consecrated to the Blessed Mother

“Today we thank the Blessed Mother for those tools that please her son,” said Bishop Schlert.

Legal Community Gathers in Berks County for Annual Red Mass

“St. Thomas More is a model for you in everything you say and do, and is an example to imitate in truth and integrity. May your Catholic faith inspire your professional life and give witness to human dignity,” Bishop Murphy said.

Christian life is a love story with God, pope says at canonization

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Like the Catholic Church's newest saints, Christians are called to live their faith as a love story with God who wants a relationship that is "more than that of devoted subjects with their king," Pope Francis said.

Bishop Schlert celebrates Lehigh Deanery Mass at St. Francis

“The parish of St. Francis welcomed back to their parish Bishop Schlert, who was stationed at the parish for his first priestly assignment 30 years ago,” Msgr. Victor Finelli, pastor of St. Francis of Assisi, said.

Las Vegas Catholic shrine an initial place of refuge for shooting victims

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer -- a white stucco church just off the Las Vegas Strip and dwarfed by giant hotels, casinos and flashing neon lights -- has long been a spiritual oasis for tourists.

More than 100 Gather to Hear National Presenter on Theology of the Body

Bill Donaghy presented “Desire: Fulfilling Our Deepest Longing” Sept. 30 at St. Thomas More, Allentown.

Six Speakers to be Featured at Diocesan 2017 Men’s Conference

Six featured speakers will offer presentations at “Lord, To Whom Shall We Go?” the Diocese of Allentown’s Spirit 2017 Men’s Conference Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at DeSales University, Center Valley.

Diocesan schools part of CRS Global High School Program

"We’re delighted to have the opportunity to celebrate the schools participating in the Catholic Relief Services Global High School Program,” said Robert Olney, welcoming school representatives gathered for the Joint Meeting for High School Theology/Campus Ministry Sept. 26 at Bethlehem Catholic High School.

‘Diocesan Family Festival’ Draws Approximately 700 to Day of Faith and Fun

“Family springs from the divine sacrament of marriage. We all have a role to play to enrich the family,” said Bishop Alfred Schlert, who opened the event as principal celebrant of the outdoor multicultural Mass.