Student essays affirm value of human life at every stage

A collaboration between the Secretariat for Catholic Life and Evangelization and the Knights of Columbus, the essay contest garnered more than 600 submissions from middle and high school students throughout the Diocese.

Bishop Schlert's Statement on New Archbishop of Philadelphia

“I offer my sincere congratulations to Archbishop-designate Nelson J. Perez on his appointment by Pope Francis as the next Archbishop of Philadelphia.

Diocese recognized for its expertise in processing education tax credit scholarships

Recognizing the Diocese of Allentown’s high level of service to donors who want to divert their state tax dollars to support Catholic education, the Diocese of Harrisburg will be using the Eastern Pennsylvania Scholarship Foundation to process applications for its education tax credit program.

Cathedral rectory among the stops on Christmas House Tour

Visitors were invited to enjoy the afternoon visiting 10 lovely homes of Cathedral parishioners, including the rectory, all decorated for the Christmas season.

Seminarians gather for Christmas, reflect on their vocations

Bishop Schlert welcomed the opportunity to spend some time with the seminarians during the season of Christ’s birth, and thank them for their willingness to answer God’s call to serve his Church as priests.

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