News Release

Diocesan faithful donated almost $300,000 for hurricane relief
October 31, 2017

In three separate special collections taken up in the 84 parishes of the Diocese of Allentown in September and October, parish members donated $296,247.41

Cleveland bishop, Diocesan priest to headline annual men's conference
October 19, 2017

More than 500 people are expected to attend the sixth annual Men’s Conference sponsored by the Diocese of Allentown’s Commission for Men and Stewardship a Mission of Faith. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 4th from 9 AM to 5 PM at DeSales University in Center Valley.

1,000 Diocesan educators to come together at annual convention
October 06, 2017

Educators from every school in the Diocese of Allentown will be gathered at the 2017 Education Convention on Monday, October 9, 2017 at Bethlehem Catholic High School.

Stained glass sale to feature panels from closed churches
October 06, 2017

More than 200 pieces of stained glass from 12 closed diocesan churches, two convents and a chapel will be available for sale Saturday, October 14 from 9 to 11 AM at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church in Whitehall.

Special collection for Hurricane Irma relief to be taken up at local Catholic churches
September 18, 2017

For the second time in three weeks, a special collection will be taken up in the parishes of the Diocese of Allentown to benefit victims of a hurricane, this time those in Florida and the Caribbean impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Lehigh Valley couples married 70 years to lead Diocesan anniversary celebration
September 11, 2017

Two couples married for 70 years will be honored at the Diocese of Allentown’s 38th annual Anniversary celebration on Sunday, September 17.

Special Collection for Hurricane Harvey relief to be taken up at local Catholic Churches
August 31, 2017

A special collection will be taken up in the 84 parishes of the Diocese of Allentown the weekend of September 9-10 to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

Catholic Charities to Get New Executive Director
August 11, 2017

A North Carolina woman with Pennsylvania roots will become Executive Director of Catholic Charities, Diocese of Allentown on August 31.

Sister of Christian Charity is new leader at Catholic school in Allentown
July 25, 2017

Sister Donna Brady, SCC has been appointed principal of Our Lady Help of Christians School effective July 21, 2017. Sister Donna continues the faithful and dedicated service of the Sisters of Christian Charity to the parish community for the last 89 years. 

Donor Makes New Science Lab Possible At Catholic School In Allentown
July 12, 2017

Father George Jose Kochuparambil (Father Johnson), administrator of Our Lady Help of Christians Parish in Allentown will dedicate the parish school's new science lab made possible through a generous gift from the estate of long-time parishioner and CYO Coach Greg Oswald.