Visitors were invited to enjoy the afternoon visiting 10 lovely homes of Cathedral parishioners, including the rectory, all decorated for the Christmas season.
Bishop Schlert welcomed the opportunity to spend some time with the seminarians during the season of Christ’s birth, and thank them for their willingness to answer God’s call to serve his Church as priests.
Gala honorees are: Monsignor John Martin, pastor of St. Peter, Coplay; and Anthony and Mary Martocci, parishioners of Assumption BVM, Bethlehem. This year’s gala will be Sunday, March 8 at 5 p.m. at the DeSales University Center, Center Valley.
The Independent Oversight Committee has released an interim report on the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program, which is funded by the Diocese of Allentown to provide compensation for victims of clergy sexual abuse as one aspect of their healing.
Bishop Alfred Schlert has announced that anyone in the Diocese who attends the “March for Life” in Washington, D.C. on January 24 will receive a partial indulgence
Children were invited to “Hop on the Polar Express” at Catholic Charities' 2019 Christmas Party Dec. 11 and 12 at the Chew Street Community Center, 179 W. Chew St., Allentown. Approximately 125 people attended each night.
Baptism is the first of the three sacraments of Christian initiation. Baptism removes all sin, including original sin, which is the sin we inherit at birth.
With the theme “Am I not here, I, who am your mother?” parishioners from every Spanish-speaking nation of the Americas came together to honor Mary, the mother of God, and our Lady of Guadalupe.