Program Focuses on Catholic Response to Same-Sex Attractions and Gender Dysphoria

The experience of same-sex attractions and gender dysphoria, as understood in light of the teachings of the Catholic Church, was the subject of a program offered by the Diocese of Allentown Office of Adult Formation.

Because We Are Catholic: Parish Family Practices Works of Mercy

Members of the parish and school families at Sacred Heart, Bath, are coming together to assist those in need with a program they call Helping Hands.

Keys to a Powerful Prayer Life’ Focus of Theology on Tap Session

“Mary is our warrior Queen. We can go to her with anything and she will fight for us,” said Eva Gontis, presenting “Mary’s Toolbox: Keys to a Powerful Prayer Life” at a Theology on Tap session Nov. 12 at Hops at the Paddock, Allentown.

Support Pours in for Berks Catholic Student Battling Cancer

Team 17 Strong supports Anthony Myers, a sophomore at Berks Catholic High School, Reading, who has been diagnosed with a stage three malignant brain tumor after suffering seizures.

Men’s Conference Beckons Them to ‘Spiritual Combat: Armed with the Spirit’

An estimated 600 men participated in the Diocesan Men’s Conference “Spiritual Combat: Armed with the Spirit,” at DeSales University, Center Valley

Bishop Schlert Supports Strong Measures to Hold Bishops Accountable

Click on the headline above to read Bishop Schlert's statement about his strong support of Bishop accountability measures and other issues discussed at this week’s meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops:

Because We Are Catholic: School Students Saving Soles

Elementary students at St. Catharine of Siena School in Reading are helping the needy while at the same time learning lessons about economics and world affairs.

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Clinches CYO Volleyball Title

The team claimed the first place trophy in the CYO tournament at Berks Catholic High School, Reading.

Bishop Schlert expresses optimism that Conference Leaders will Convey Bishops’ Desire for More Accountability

At the request of the Vatican, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops today postponed a vote on a new code of conduct for Bishops, and on a lay commission empowered to investigate Bishops. The Vatican asked that the vote be delayed until after a worldwide meeting of church leaders planned for February.

Diocese Responds to Lawsuit Filed Over Actions of Former Priest

The Diocese has no record of the abuse allegations against former priest Bruno Tucci that were made in the lawsuit, and was unaware of them until the lawsuit was filed.