Upcoming Special Events

Join us for our upcoming special events!

 

 

February 7, 2023 - Healing Mass
Father Winne will be celebrating a Healing Mass at Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena (18th and Turner Streets, Allentown) on February 7, 2023 at 7:00 PM.  All are welcome to attend.

 

February 8, 2023 - St. Monica Ministry Holy Hour
Are you heartbroken because members of your family have left the Church? Join the St. Monica Ministry in petitioning Our Lord to draw back into the fold our loved ones who have strayed, and to give strength and wisdom to those who await their return. Together we will offer our prayers at a Holy Hour offered monthly at St. Theresa of the Child Jesus Parish, 1408 Easton Road, Hellertown.  Please join us at 6PM on February 8, 2023 to pray for your loved ones.  No registration required.

 

February 10-12, 2023 - Women's Discernment Retreat
The Office of Vocations is pleased to present a weekend discernment retreat for young women ages 18+ that features Mass, talks for reflection, time for prayer and adoration.  The program will be offered on February 10-12, 2023 at St. Francis Retreat Center in Easton, PA.  A good will offering of $50 is suggested, but not required.  For more information, please visit: www.allentowndiocese.org/womensretreat

 

February 10-12, 2023 - Retrouvaille: Rediscover the Love in your Marriage 
Tens of thousands of couples have healed their marriages through Retrouvaille (pronounced Retro-vy).  If you know anyone who could benefit from this program, please pass this on.  Couples learn to build communication skills and to increase intimacy.  It provides help for marriage problems, difficulties or crises.  The next program begins the weekend of February 10 - 12, 2023 at the Family Life Center in Malvern, PA.  For more information, or to register, visit www.HelpOurMarriage.org or call 215-766-3944 or 800-470-2230.  All inquiries are strictly confidential.

 

February 19, 2023 - Designed with Purpose
All single, engaged, or married couples 21+ are invited to learn more and ask questions about Fertility Awareness & Natural Family Planning (NFP), the science that supports it, and why the Church teaches NFP is morally acceptable. Please join us for this free event on February 19, 2023 at Most Blessed Sacrament, Bally from 5:00PM-8:00PM.  Refreshments will be served.  Registration is helpful to planning.  For more information and to register, please click here.

 

February 23, 2023 - Theology on Tap
Young adults (ages 21-40) in the Diocese of Allentown are invited to come pour out the spirit and enjoy an evening of fellowship, libations, and reflections on living the Catholic faith. This is a free event and no RSVP is required.  You pay for your own refreshments.  Join us at Hops at the Paddock (1945 Columbia Street, Allentown).

 

February 25, 2023 - Commission for Men Lenten Morning of Reflection
What does it mean to be a man? Challenge your understanding of manhood and become the best version of yourself. This event is not for the faint of heart - it will push you to confront your lower nature and embrace the call to true masculinity. Join us as we explore what it means to die to ourselves and rise to new heights of strength, virtue, and purpose. You will leave this event feeling invigorated and renewed, ready to take on the world with the power of the Cross behind you. For more information and to register, please visit www.menaliveinchrist.org/events.

 

Various Dates - Catholic Educator Retreats   
The Office of Evangelization and Formation is hosting a series of Catholic Educator Retreats throughout the 2022-2023 school year.  Retreats are open to all Catholic educators, parents, Catechists, Directors of Religious Educators (DRE), Youth Ministers, Catholic teachers teaching in Catholic or Non-Catholic Schools.  For more information, you can select a date and register here.

 

SAVE THE DATE for upcoming events!  

Sunday, January 29-Saturday, February 4, 2023 - Catholic Schools Week
Thursday, February 23, 2023 - Theology on Tap, Hops at Paddock, Allentown
Saturday & Sunday, March 3-5, 2023 - Come and See Discernment Weekend, Wynnewood
Saturday, March 4, 2023 - Young Adult Retreat, Details to be announced!
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 - Women's Lenten Retreat, Holy Cross Parish, New Philadelphia
Thursday, March 23, 2023 - Theology on Tap, Hops at the Paddock, Allentown
Thursday, March 30, 2023 - Theology on Tap, Crimson House, Pottsville