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
At the beginning of the 2019-2020 school year, students at Holy Infancy School, Bethlehem, will be educated in a newer building about seven blocks away.
Deputy Superintendent for Catholic Education Named
February 22, 2019
The Diocese of Allentown has announced the appointment of Tony Balistrere as Deputy Superintendent for Catholic Education, effective July 1. Balistrere currently is principal of Berks Catholic High School.
Applications being accepted for recovery high school
January 28, 2019
The Diocese of Allentown has begun to accept applications for its new high school for students in recovery from addiction. Kolbe Academy, the nation's first faith-based recovery high school will open in September
Diocesan official named to National Advisory Council
January 24, 2019
Bernarda Liriano, Director of the Diocese of Allentown's Office of Hispanic Affairs, has been appointed to the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' National Advisory Council