Together with Bishop Schlert, several Priests, campus ministers, teachers, and other diocesan educators attended “Campus Ministry Beyond the Campus Minister,” a workshop designed to give high school campus ministry teams both practical tools and faith-based inspiration to ensure their success.
The youth ministry of St. Thomas More Parish, Allentown, sent 19 high school students and six adults to World Youth Day in Lisbon. Fr. Brendon Laroche served as the group’s chaplain.
By Gia Myers
Most beauty pageant contestants don’t enter their first competition at age 66, but JoAnn Bechtel of Reading did just that in 2013, coming in second runner-up in Ms. Pennsylvania Senior America, a beauty pageant for women aged 60 and older.
St. Catharine of Siena Cathedral in Allentown, Holy Ghost in Bethlehem, Our Lady of Mercy in Easton, St. Joseph in Jim Thorpe—if you’ve visited one of these churches, you’ve seen the art of Dana Van Horn.
Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) will send four in-person campus missionaries to Lehigh University, Bethlehem, for the 2023-24 academic year.
“Tonight the Class of 2023 will celebrate Holy Mass for the last time together.” That’s how one of the seven high schools in the Diocese of Allentown described its baccalaureate Mass on social media because diocesan students have been celebrating Mass together regularly throughout their school da
35 people—both married couples and singles—from across the Diocese of Allentown gathered at Black Rock Brewing Company in Pottsville to learn about Fertility Awareness and God’s design for married love.