Anyone who attends this year’s March for Life events in Washington, D.C. – any anyone who participates virtually – will receive a plenary indulgence, which is an application of God’s Divine Mercy to remove the effects of past sin.
Candidates for the Permanent Diaconate received the Ministry of Lector Jan. 2 during a Liturgy of the Word at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, Allentown, presided over by Bishop Alfred Schlert.
With Christmas falling on a Saturday this year, it may be confusing how the Mass obligation works on that weekend.
This month, the Diocese of Allentown will launch a new How We Are Catholic video series showcasing people, places, history, work, and traditions that make up the Catholic family of faith in Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties.
December 8 is the end of the Year of St. Joseph, which was a special time of devotion to the father of Jesus. To mark the occasion, Bishop Alfred Schlert is asking the faithful to join him in a special prayer to consecrate the Diocese of Allentown to St. Joseph.