Diocese of Allentown

Saints and Scholars

 Dinner and Discussion 
What is the Real Presence? How do we know it is really Jesus? What does it mean to you in your life?
Come explore the theology of the Holy Eucharist in this free event series featuring dinner, a reflection from a featured speaker, discussion, and fellowship!  As we break bread together, we will come to better understand the Bread of Life!  Guests can register for the final Saints and Scholars session that will be held on June 2, 2022 (New date!) at Holy Family in Minersville with Father Sedar.  Check the website for more information and to register! 

 Rachel’s Vineyard Retreat – June 24-26, 2022

In a safe, supportive, non-judgmental environment you can focus on healing from an abortion and enter into the process of healing.  Through scripture readings, guided meditations, and activities flowing from the meditations you can experience God’s compassion and forgiveness.  To view the event flyer, click here.  For more information about the retreat, visit the website by clicking here.

Corpus Christi Celebration – Sunday, July 19, 2022 – 3:00 PM

The Solemnity of Corpus Christi celebrates the Real Presence of Jesus Christ in the Holy Eucharist, and in this Year of the Real Presence, Bishop Alfred Schlert will preside over the diocesan celebration that will conclude the Jubilee year at the oldest parish in the Diocese of Allentown, Most Blessed Sacrament in Bally.  For more information and to register to attend this free event, click here.

Quo Vadis and Fiat Days – Registration Now Open!

The Office of Vocations in the Diocese of Allentown is pleased to present Quo Vadis and Fiat retreats on July 17-22, 2022 at DeSales University!  All high-school aged young men and women (14-18 years of age, including newly-graduated seniors) are invited to attend a retreat centered on Padre Pio’s reflection to “pray, hope, and don’t worry!”  Retreat activities will reflect on the life and legacy of Padre Pio, the first Priest in history to bear the stigmata, with activities each day rooted in prayer for the discernment of their vocations.

The retreat will include Eucharistic Adoration, Outdoor Rosary Procession, daily sports and games, field trips, and meeting new friends and fellowship!

For more information and online registration, please click here