This year’s March comes at a crucial time: The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and now each state must decide abortion policy. Abortion remains legal in Pennsylvania and is supported by a very strong group of legislators and advocates, and by many citizens of the state.
Married couples from around the Diocese are invited to renew their vows and thank God for the gift of the Sacrament of Marriage during the annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass, to be celebrated at 2 p.m. September 18.
Sean Werner has been named Chief Financial Officer of the Diocese of Allentown.
He is the former Director of Global Business Transformation at QVC, the home-shopping network that broadcasts to 350 million households in seven countries.
The AD Times published today contains an 8-page special supplement about the events and blessings of the recently concluded Year of the Real Presence.
“The Year brought much grace upon the Diocese and its people,” said Bishop Alfred Schlert.
"In these days, we ask the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, and Saint Gianna Molla, Patron Saint of mothers, pediatricians, and unborn children, to guide us in the way of truth and charity to continue our work in the defense of life."
A new documentary on the history of the Diocese of Allentown and its current shepherd, Bishop Alfred Schlert, has arrived just in time to help celebrate the Diocese’s 60th anniversary year.