Rev. Mr. Philip J. Maas was ordained a priest by Bishop Alfred Schlert at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, Allentown.
Catholic Charities receives 300 phone calls every week from people seeking assistance.
Has it be a while since you've been to confession and you're worried that you forgot how to receive the Sacrament of Penance? Watch this video for a step-by-step guide. Then click here to find a confession time.
This is a depiction of the Christmas story from St. Luke's Gospel.
Bishop Schlert was with bishops from New Jersey and Pennsylvania who were making their "ad limina" visits to the Vatican.
Bishop Alfred Schlert attended the Mass as part of his pilgrimage to Rome called an Ad Limina visit.
In honor of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of the environment and animals, whose feast day is Oct. 4, pets are blessed at many parishes in the Diocese.