Lehigh Valley Had Highest Ticket Sales for ‘Because of Gracia’

After 1,200 individuals attended opening weekend, AMC 16 Allentown (old Carmike) decided to keep “Because of Gracia” for another week.

Youth Groups ‘Save the Lost’ in Christian-Themed Adventure Game

What man among you having a hundred sheep and losing one of them would not leave the 99 in the desert and go after the lost one until he finds it?” This passage from Luke 15:4 sets the tone for “Save the Lost,” a new adventure game for Christian youth.

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.