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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.

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.

Student essays affirm value of human life at every stage

A collaboration between the Secretariat for Catholic Life and Evangelization and the Knights of Columbus, the essay contest garnered more than 600 submissions from middle and high school students throughout the Diocese.


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