Altar Server Mass Draws Nearly 900 People

It was an angelic scene at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown on April 13, as 288 altar servers from 78 parishes, across the five counties in the Diocese processed in for a special Mass honoring their service.

Making an Impact – ‘Small Things with Great Love’

Twenty-four-year-old Allentown Central Catholic High School alumni Diana Garcia calls on the local community to think about their routines and daily prayers in a different way.

Commemorating Good Friday at St. Peter the Apostle, Reading

The community of St. Peter the Apostle, Reading gathered to commemorate Good Friday and accompany our Lord Jesus Christ in His journey of a painful passion, crucifixion, and death. The people of God participated with great reverence, singing hymns, and offering penitential prayers.

Bishop Schlert Celebrates Mass for Student-Athletes Participating in CYO State Basketball Tournament

Bishop Alfred Schlert celebrated Mass at St. Benedict, Mohnton March 9 for student-athletes, coaches, and their families from eight CYO teams from across the Commonwealth who participated in the Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) State Championship Basketball Tournament.

16 Men Admitted into Candidacy for Permanent Diaconate

Sixteen men were admitted into candidacy for Holy Orders during the celebration of Solemn Vespers on March 10. The rite, performed by Bishop Alfred Schlert at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown, welcomes men into formation for the Permanent Diaconate.

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