Demand for a Catholic education is up this year. Fifteen diocesan schools have waiting lists of families hoping to get a slot.
Aug 18, 2020 | 0
The Associated Press distributes video about a student’s triumph over the challenges of remote learning.
Aug 15, 2020 | 0
Diocesan schools already have announced plans to reopen for in-person learning, with virtual learning as an option.
Aug 4, 2020 | 0
Attending an Ordination or other special Mass at the Cathedral can be difficult for some because of the travel involved, and because many Masses fill the pews to capacity. Now, anyone can participate via the internet.
Aug 4, 2020 | 0
“We recognize that some families will feel better if their student can attend school virtually at first, until they become more comfortable with returning in-person,” said Dr. Brooke Tesché, Chancellor of Catholic Education.
Jul 20, 2020 | 0
The school experience will be different at first, because of required safety and health procedures, but there will be no change in the unwavering commitment to academic excellence in a faith-based environment.
Jul 13, 2020 | 0
To sanction or encourage certain wrongful actions, it is often necessary to manipulate language. The plain meaning of words can get in the way of convincing others they should tolerate or participate in wrongdoing, or otherwise embrace situations of evil or injustice. Verbal obfuscation becomes necessary to veil evident moral truths.
Jul 6, 2020 | 0
A federal Coronavirus relief program helped parishes, schools and agencies in the Diocese of Allentown continue their important ministries for people in five counties during the height of the virus shutdown.
Jul 4, 2020 | 0
Mass attendance is increasing steadily around the Diocese as people become more comfortable with returning to church in-person.
Jun 29, 2020 | 0
Catholic Charities has been asked by Carbon County officials to administer a new rent-relief...
May 22, 2020 | 0
Declaring that it is time for the faithful to be able to return to Mass if they choose to do so, Bishop Alfred Schlert today announced that parishes in the Diocese will reopen Masses to the public beginning June 1. Attendance remains voluntary for now, and health precautions will be in place.