Bishop to Celebrate Mass for Memorial Day

Bishop Alfred Schlert will celebrate Mass on the grounds of Resurrection Cemetery, 547 N. Krocks Road, Allentown on Saturday, May 27 at 10 a.m., in commemoration of Memorial Day. Memorial Day this year is Monday, May 29.

Five Men Ordained as Deacons

On May 20, mere hours after Ascension Day liturgies commemorated the Great Commission of Jesus to His apostles, five men of the Diocese of Allentown – Nikolai Brelinsky, Keaton Eidle, Van-Vien Nguyen, Miguel Ramirez, and Aaron Scheidel – received their own distinct commission through their Ordination to the Diaconate.

Most Reverend Edward P. Cullen, Third Bishop of Allentown, is Laid to Rest

At his funeral Mass – celebrated on the same date he was ordained a priest 61 years ago – Most Reverend Edward P. Cullen, Third Bishop of the Diocese of Allentown, was remembered as an uncle and brother, as a pastor and diocesan shepherd, and as a man who, because of his love of the Holy Trinity, was spiritually unafraid.

Diocese of Allentown Mourns Death of Bishop Emeritus Edward Cullen

The Most Rev. Edward P. Cullen, Third Bishop of the Diocese of Allentown, died May 9, 2023, in Lehigh Valley Hospital Center-Cedar Crest, Allentown, Pa. He was 90.

Catholic Schools ‘Make a Joyful Noise’ to Raise Funds and Build Community

The Diocese of Allentown has launched the “Make a Joyful Noise” campaign to celebrate Catholic school spirit throughout Berks, Carbon, Lehigh, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties. Schools engage in friendly competition to raise the most funds and to get the most participation.

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