‘Stand Up for Life’ Essays Denounce Personal Choice and Uphold Cherishing Life

The contest, a joint effort of the Knights of Columbus and the Diocesan Office of Pro-Life and Social Concerns, drew more than 600 submissions from students throughout the Diocese.

Council of Stewards Invoke Holy Spirit at Evening Prayer

“I am so appreciative for your support in helping the Diocese offer outreach to those in need,” said Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert.

Bishop Schlert Establishes Commission for Young Adults

The 12-member Commission will serve as an advisory commission to the Bishop and the Diocese to further the mission of evangelization and growth in discipleship of young adults.

Bishop Schlert Gathers with Seminarians for Christmas Brunch

“I’m very grateful and proud of every one of you,” Bishop Alfred Schlert told the young men studying for the priesthood. Father Christopher Butera, Diocesan director of seminarian formation and administrator of Sacred Heart, Bath, said there are 16 seminarians studying for the priesthood for the Diocese of Allentown.

Diocese Creates New Cabinet-Level Position to Enhance Abuse Prevention and Child Protection

As part of its continuing response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis, the Diocese of Allentown has created a new cabinet-level leadership position to further strengthen its programs to prevent abuse and keep children safe.

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