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The Faithful Are Invited Back to Mass Starting on June 1

Declaring that it is time for the faithful to be able to return to Mass if they choose to do so, Bishop Alfred Schlert today announced that parishes in the Diocese will reopen Masses to the public beginning June 1.

Chrism Mass, with its Blessing of Holy Oils, Set for May 27

The Chrism Mass, a special celebration that usually happens on the Wednesday of Holy Week, will take place at 10:30 a.m. May 27 at Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena.

Public Attendance at Masses Will Resume in Carbon County on June 1

As the stay-at-home order is lifted in Carbon County, the Diocese of Allentown will begin taking steps to reopen churches there to the limited participation of the faithful.

Transitional Deacon to be ordained, attendance will be restricted by pandemic

Diocese of Allentown Bishop Alfred Schlert will ordain an Allentown man a transitional deacon in ceremonies at the Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena in Allentown on Saturday, May 16th at 10:30 AM. A transitional deacon is one step from being ordained a priest.

Letter from Bishop Schlert

Bishop Schlert reaches out to the Faithful in the Diocese of Allentown.

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