Special collection for Hurricane Irma relief to be taken up at local Catholic churches
September 18, 2017
For the second time in three weeks, a special collection will be taken up in the parishes of the Diocese of Allentown to benefit victims of a hurricane, this time those in Florida and the Caribbean impacted by Hurricane Irma.
Two couples married for 70 years will be honored at the Diocese of Allentown’s 38th annual Anniversary celebration on Sunday, September 17.
Special Collection for Hurricane Harvey relief to be taken up at local Catholic Churches
August 31, 2017
A special collection will be taken up in the 84 parishes of the Diocese of Allentown the weekend of September 9-10 to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey.
Sister Donna Brady, SCC has been appointed principal of Our Lady Help of Christians School effective July 21, 2017. Sister Donna continues the faithful and dedicated service of the Sisters of Christian Charity to the parish community for the last 89 years.
Father George Jose Kochuparambil (Father Johnson), administrator of Our Lady Help of Christians Parish in Allentown will dedicate the parish school's new science lab made possible through a generous gift from the estate of long-time parishioner and CYO Coach Greg Oswald.
The Vatican announced today that Pope Francis has appointed a priest of the Diocese of Allentown, Reverend Monsignor Alfred A. Schlert, as the Fifth Bishop of Allentown.
The Vatican Congregation for Clergy has rejected appeals filed by parishioners of the former St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Nesquehoning and the former St. Katharine Drexel Parish in Lansford who objected to the July 1, 2016 consolidation of their parishes into St.