With Coronavirus Safety Protocols Firmly in Place, Parishes Get Creative as They Plan For Christmas Masses

Getting a seat at Christmas Mass may take a little advance planning this year, so make your plans early and check with your parish for details.

Mark Your Calendar For Christmas Eve Mass with the Bishop — Via Livestream

If you are unable to attend Mass in person this Christmas, you can still participate from home by viewing the Christmas Eve Mass at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, Allentown.

Bishop Alfred Schlert will be celebrant and homilist for the Mass Thursday, Dec. 24 at 10 p.m.

Bishop Schlert: We are not Adjectives, but Children of God

Bishop Schlert offers his reflection on the recent election.

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.

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.

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.

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.