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Thanks to Donors, Substantial Aid to those in Need

The pandemic has created hardship for many, and the people of the Diocese of Allentown have selflessly stepped forward to help those in need in our communities. The Diocese and its parishes and ministries have provided more than $9.3 million in community aid, thanks to the generosity of donors.

Join us for Mass and Marshmallow Motivation!

The Catholic Women's Society of Giving invites you to "Mass and Marshmallow Motivation" event on Saturday, October 24, 2020 at 10:00AM at St. Anne's Church in Bethlehem.  Join us to learn, laugh, and lead with featured guest speakers Rev. Anthony Mongiello and Rev. Giuseppe Esposito.

Poverty Relief Fund Accepting Applications!

The Diocese of Allentown is accepting grant applications for the Diocesan Poverty Relief Fund.

Please Pray for our Seminarians!

There are now 16 men in various stages of formation for the priesthood in our Diocese.

PA Catholic Conference Shares Voter Guide

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference is the public affairs arm of the Catholic bishops across the state. They monitor hundreds of pieces of legislation throughout the year and determine whether or not to take a position for or against what they feel are the ones most important to our Catholic faith.

Forgiveness and Fidelity Are the Keys to Marriage

Married couples across the Diocese were invited to renew their vows and thank God for the gift of the Sacrament of Matrimony during the annual Wedding Anniversary Mass Sept. 13.

Voting with Conscience: A Letter from Bishop Schlert

In advance of the November elections, Bishop Alfred Schlert has written a letter to the faithful of the Diocese on our obligations as Catholics when voting. The text of the letter is below.

Mark Your Calendar for Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass Sept. 13

Married couples around the Diocese will be invited to renew their vows and thank God for the gift of the Sacrament of Marriage during the annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass on September 13.

Recalling History: A Letter from Bishop Schlert

The almost ruthless push to erase history flows contrary to what we need as human beings and as a society. To eradicate our history — the good, the bad, and the shameful aspects of it — is to make us orphans. Nothing in Sacred Scripture would ever support the forgetting or destruction of history.

Prayer Service for Reconciliation in Our Nation to be Held Friday

People throughout the Diocese of Allentown are invited to pray for healing of the wounds of all the divisions present in our society on Friday, June 19, the Solemnity of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.