Join Bishop Schlert for Diocesan Pilgrimage to National Shrine

The people of the Diocese of Allentown can walk in the footsteps of Pope Francis, Pope Benedict XVI, Saint Pope John Paul II, and Mother Teresa by attending the diocesan pilgrimage to the National Shrine in Washington D.C. on Oct. 6

Parishioners Invited to Support Banning Abortion at Pennsylvania March for Life

This year’s March comes at a crucial time: The U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and now each state must decide abortion policy. Abortion remains legal in Pennsylvania and is supported by a very strong group of legislators and advocates, and by many citizens of the state.

Save the Date for the Wedding Anniversary Mass September 18

Married couples from around the Diocese are invited to renew their vows and thank God for the gift of the Sacrament of Marriage during the annual Diocesan Wedding Anniversary Mass, to be celebrated at 2 p.m. September 18.

Diocese Names New Chief Financial Officer

Sean Werner has been named Chief Financial Officer of the Diocese of Allentown.

He is the former Director of Global Business Transformation at QVC, the home-shopping network that broadcasts to 350 million households in seven countries.

Commemorative ‘Year of the Real Presence’ Insert in AD Times

The AD Times published today contains an 8-page special supplement about the events and blessings of the recently concluded Year of the Real Presence.

“The Year brought much grace upon the Diocese and its people,” said Bishop Alfred Schlert.

A Letter from Bishop Schlert

"In these days, we ask the intercession of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, and Saint Gianna Molla, Patron Saint of mothers, pediatricians, and unborn children, to guide us in the way of truth and charity to continue our work in the defense of life."

Bishop Schlert Issues Statement on Supreme Court Abortion Decision

The following is a statement by Bishop Alfred A. Schlert regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case.

Diocese Marks End of Year of Real Presence With Solemn Mass and Eucharistic Procession

On Corpus Christi Sunday, a feast that honors the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist, the Diocese of Allentown marked the end of its Year of the Real Presence celebration.

Participate in Novena and Consecration to the Sacred Heart in June

In thanksgiving for the gift of the Year of the Real Presence, Bishop Alfred Schlert is asking all parishes and all of the faithful to join in a Consecration to the Sacred Heart on the feast day, as well as to participate in a Novena during the nine days leading up to the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus.

Bishop Schlert to Ordain Newest Priest for Diocese of Allentown June 4

Rev. Mr. Matthew J. Kuna will be ordained a priest by Bishop Alfred Schlert Saturday, June 4 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, Allentown. Kuna, 28, has been studying at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary, Philadelphia, and has been serving this year as a Transitional Deacon at the Cathedral.