Join us for our upcoming special events!
Diocesan Advent Events:
Date Night at Folino Estate
Join us for a Date Night for Catholic Engaged and Married Couples at Folino Estate Winery in Kutztown on Friday, December 1st from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The night will include wine tasting, appetizers, open bar, desserts, and an Advent Reflection by the married couple, Tim and Ashley Wood. Each couple will be gifted with the book Awaited - an Advent devotional for Catholic couples! Tickets are $100 per couple. Please register at allentowndiocese.org/date-night by 11/24/23.
Cor Jesu is a weekly diocesan worship event for Young Adults, starting in Advent. Each night will incorporate Adoration, Benediction, Confession, and Mass. Followed by fellowship afterwards. Dates: Thursdays, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21. 7pm-9pm. Location: St Ursula Roman Catholic Parish, Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania.
Advent Adoration, Confessions, & Benediction Sunday, December 10th, 6:00PM-8:00PM. Cake and coffee available in the Parish Hall all evening. Special music of the Advent season will be performed. Multiple priests will be hearing confessions. Location: St. John XXIII Church, 307 Pine Street, Tamaqua, PA 18252. Phone: 570-225-7410 sj23tamaqua.org
St. Monica Ministry Buffet Dinner and Bilingual Holy Hour in Honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe
The St. Monica Ministry will hold a bilingual Holy Hour at 6:00pm on Tuesday, December 12th, the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The Holy Hour will take place at St. Theresa Church, Hellertown, and will be preceded by a buffet dinner and basket raffle starting at 4:00pm in the parish’s Friendship Hall. Presiding at the Holy Hour will be Deacon Miguel Ramirez of Our Lady of Mercy and St. Anthony of Padua Parishes in Easton. Deacon Ramirez will offer a bilingual reflection on Our Lady of Guadalupe’s maternal love for her children, and on her constant intercession for those who have left the Church. Register at allentowndiocese.org/stmonicaministry
Women’s Advent Retreat: A Season of Joy
Saturday, December 16, 9:00 am – 12 noon, St. Mary’s Church Hall, 94 Walnut Rd., Hamburg, PA. Open to women of all ages, the morning will feature breakfast, fellowship, Keynote by Fr. Stephan Isaac, and prayer. Co-Sponsored by the Diocese of Allentown’s Bishop’s Commission for Women and the Catholic Women’s Society of Giving.
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