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School Bells Ring Online Around Diocese

All students in the Diocese’s schools, in grades K through 12, receiving formal instruction via laptops, iPads, smartphones, or through prepared paper packets of lessons if they do not have access to technology.

‘Because We Are Catholic’ Annual Appeal Begins

The Because We Are Catholic Annual Appeal unites parishes, Catholic elementary schools, Catholic high schools, and special learning centers in our Diocese in a common effort to share the Catholic faith.

Gala honors three with charity of Christ in their hearts

“I’m so grateful that because of your generosity, Catholic Charities is able to bring the light of Christ to the community,” said Bishop of Allentown Alfred Schlert to more than 500 attendees at the Catholic Charities, Diocese...

Students Raise Thousands for Kids with Cancer

About 325 students of Notre Dame High School, cheered on by an estimated 1,000 parents, alumni, teachers, staff, and students of partner elementary schools, recently raised nearly $115,000 in a 24-hour Mini-THON® to benefit pediatric cancer patients.

Ash Wednesday Masses Mark the Beginning of Lent

In a tradition that dates to the Old Testament, Catholics across the Diocese of Allentown Wednesday received ashes on their forehead in the sign of the cross, a visible symbol and spiritual reminder at the beginning of Lent.