Bishop’s Catholic Scholar Society Awards: Celebrating Academic Achievement and Catholic Values

Berks Catholic High School, Reading hosted the Bishop’s Catholic Scholar Society Awards ceremony April 27.

Holy Smokes Brotherhood Igniting Faith and Fellowship

St. Mary Parish in Kutztown played host April 20 to the monthly gathering of Holy Smokes, a Catholic fraternity that originated around 2017. Holy Smokes brings together men for discussions on faith accompanied by a shared cigar.

Legacy Society – ‘An Avenue of Showing Your Love for the Faith’

One of the ways to help sustain the Diocese and everything it encompasses, including local parishes and local Catholic schools, for years to come, is through the Diocese’s Legacy Society.

Catholic Charities Gala – ‘Hope Grows Here’

“Hope Grows Here” was the uplifting theme of the 16th Annual Gala of Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Allentown, April 14 at DeSales University Center, Center Valley.

Bishop Alfred Schlert gave an invocation and offered words of welcome to the assembly of approximately 250.

Directors of Religious Education Gather for End-of-Year Celebration

As the academic year begins wrapping up, the Diocese of Allentown is also closing out the 2023-24 PREP year. On April 11, Directors of Religious Education (DREs) from all over the Diocese came to celebrate the end of the year together.

Second Annual ‘Make a Joyful Noise’ Kicks Off May 1

As the close of the 2023-24 academic year nears in a matter of weeks, Catholic school students throughout the Diocese of Allentown are celebrating by dancing and singing to their favorite songs in the second annual “Make a Joyful Noise” contest, which kicks off Wednesday, May 1 and runs through F

Altar Server Mass Draws Nearly 900 People

It was an angelic scene at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown on April 13, as 288 altar servers from 78 parishes, across the five counties in the Diocese processed in for a special Mass honoring their service.

Making an Impact – ‘Small Things with Great Love’

Twenty-four-year-old Allentown Central Catholic High School alumni Diana Garcia calls on the local community to think about their routines and daily prayers in a different way.

‘Because We Are Catholic’ Annual Appeal – Make a Difference in the Lives of Families, Friends, and Neighbors

“In the Diocese of Allentown, we are part of a generous and faithful community that works together to care for one another.

Commemorating Good Friday at St. Peter the Apostle, Reading

The community of St. Peter the Apostle, Reading gathered to commemorate Good Friday and accompany our Lord Jesus Christ in His journey of a painful passion, crucifixion, and death. The people of God participated with great reverence, singing hymns, and offering penitential prayers.