‘Eucharistic Consistency’ an Important Topic When Bishops Meet

As the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops is preparing to meet this week, the topic of Eucharistic Consistency will be among items discussed as American bishops consider a "National Eucharistic Revival".

Father Philip J. Maas, Newest Priest of the Diocese, Ordained by Bishop Schlert

Philip J. Maas, who first heard God’s call as a high school student while in Adoration of the Most Blessed Sacrament, today (6/5) completed his joyous journey to the Priesthood when he was ordained by Bishop Alfred Schlert.

Bishop Schlert Announces New Assignments for Diocesan Priests

Bishop Alfred Schlert has announced new assignments for diocesan priests.

EWTN Highlights The Year of the Real Presence

Bishop Schlert appeared on EWTN News Nightly to discuss the Year of the Real Presence and its focus on the Holy Eucharist.

Year of Real Presence Begins

Bishop Schlert has issued this Pastoral Letter to the Diocese of Allentown on Divine Mercy Sunday as the Diocese of Allentown celebrates its 60th Anniversary and the begins of The Year of the Real Presence.

Diocese Will Celebrate ‘Year of the Real Presence’ Starting Next Month

Bishop Alfred Schlert has announced that the Diocese of Allentown will celebrate a “Year of the Real Presence” beginning on Divine Mercy Sunday, April 11.

PCC Issues Statement on Vaccine

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference today responded to questions that many people have asked about whether it is permissible to receive the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Lenten Reflection from Bishop Schlert

As our Diocesan family of faithful begins the Lenten season this Ash Wednesday, Bishop Schlert offers his reflections and hope for the season ahead.

Diocesan Schools Celebrate Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools in the Diocese are preparing for a week-long celebration of Catholic education, including enrolling students for next school year and introducing new students and parents to the benefits of attending a diocesan school.

Cooks With Collars: Priests Take to Their Kitchens

So what’s actually cooking in rectories and parish kitchens around the Diocese? Here’s your chance to get behind the scenes and see the culinary creativity that happens when our priests hang up their vestments and slip on their aprons to make dinner. At the same time, you can have some fun, see a completely different side of our priests, and support parishes and the food ministries of Catholic Charities.