Because We are Catholic: Seminarian makes friends, brightens lives at nursing home

Seminarian Anh Do Mai’s Thursdays are filled with visiting with Holy Family Manor residents, taking part in group activities, helping transport people from place to place, assisting with spiritual activities, and getting to know them better.

Bishop Celebrates Mass Marking Bethlehem and Its Sister City in Italy

The statue of St. John the Hermit was unveiled during a Mass at Holy Ghost, Bethlehem that marked linking Bethlehem and the town of Foiano di Val Fortore, Italy as “sister cities.”

Men's Conference

On Saturday, November 3 'Spiritual Combat: Armed with the Spirit' Deadline to register is October 23. More information by clicking on the headline above.

Bishop Schlert Accepts Donations from Knights of Columbus

Members of the Knights of Columbus presented Bishop Alfred Schlert checks.   

Queenship of Mary Makes Pilgrimage to Lourdes, Fatima and Other Holy Sites

A pilgrimage of 41 faithful visited Lourdes, Fatima, and other holy sites with Queenship of Mary, Northampton and its pastor, Father Patrick Lamb.

St. Anthony of Padua Relics on USA Tour

A tour of relics from one of the most quickly canonized saints stopped Oct. 11 in the Diocese of Allentown to be venerated by hundreds of faithful at the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena, Allentown and St. Anthony of Padua, Easton.

Diocese will cooperate with federal subpoena

The following is the Diocese of Allentown’s statement on its receipt of a federal subpoena: “The Diocese of Allentown is responding to an information request contained in a subpoena from the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The Diocese will cooperate fully with the request, just as it cooperated fully with the information requests related to the statewide Grand Jury. The Diocese sees itself as a partner with law enforcement in its goal to eliminate the abuse of minors wherever it may occur in society.”

Bishop Schlert Presides at Dedication at Berks Catholic High School

Bishop Schlert said God will use the new building and turf field “thanks to your goodness, to instruct a new generation in the faith.”

Bishop Schlert and Young Adults Pray for Holiness During Solemn Vespers

“I wanted to have Evening Prayer for the young adults in the diocese to remind you about what I said to you when I became bishop. That is, you are the treasure of the Church and the future of the Church,” said Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert Oct. 13 during Solemn Vespers for young adults at Holy Ghost, Bethlehem.

Because We Are Catholic: Giving the Gift of Future Happiness

Jason Bach leads a busy and rewarding life as a high school teacher, adjunct college professor, husband, and proud parent of twins. But he also makes time to volunteer as an instructor for the Diocese of Allentown’s One in Christ Marriage Preparation Program.