Diocese offers to sell closed church to local group
May 24, 2019
A group working to preserve the former St. Katharine Drexel church building in Lansford has been given the first opportunity to purchase the structure from the Diocese of Allentown
Diocese of Allentown Bishop Alfred A. Schlert will ordain three new priests at a ceremony at the Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena in Allentown on Saturday, June 1 at 10:30 AM
Diocese of Allentown Bishop Alfred A. Schlert awarded scholarships to 129 students at Catholic elementary schools, high schools and special learning centers in the diocese.
Compensation Fund for Victims of Abuse Begins Operation
April 23, 2019
A fund designed to compensate victims for the harm done by some members of the clergy during a dark chapter in the Diocese of Allentown’s history has begun operation. The program will be independent of Diocese and will not be funded by donations.
Diocese awards $119,000 in Poverty Relief Fund grants
April 15, 2019
The Diocese of Allentown has awarded Poverty Relief Fund grants totaling a record $119,000
Diocese uncovered financial irregularities, notified law enforcement