MISSION STATEMENTJesus is our Lord, God and Savior who cleanses, nourishes and strengthens us poor sinners through His Holy Word and Sacraments, so that we may be united to Him always and so we may imitate what we receive by sharing His Truth, Life and Mercy with our neighbor.
ESTADO DE LA MISIÓNJesús es nuestro Señor, Dios y Salvador que limpia, nutre y fortalece, nos pobres pecadores, a través de su Santa Palabra y los Sacramentos, para que podamos estar unidos a Él siempre y así podemos imitar lo que recibimos al compartiendo su Verdad, Vida y Misericordia con nuestro prójimo.
World Day of Prayer for VocationsSunday, April 22nd - World Day of Prayer for Vocations Bishop Schlert will celebrate the 11:30am Mass at St. Joseph the Worker Parish (1879 Applewood Dr, Orefield,PA). Eucharistic Adoration will follow Mass until 2:30pm in the church. The afternoon will conclude at 3:00pm with Solemn Benediction with Bishop Schlert.
"Gaudete et Exsultat"Pope Francis recently published a new Apostolic Exhortation entitled "Gaudete et Exsultate" which means "rejoice and be glad." It focuses on how each of us are called to holiness. http://w2.vatican.va
El Papa Francisco publicó recientemente una nueva Exhortación Apostólica titulada "Gaudete et Exsultate" que significa "Alegraos y Regocijaos". Se enfoca en cómo cada uno de nosotros está llamado a la santidad. http : //w2.vatican.va
Holy Hour for Vocations
1st Thursday of everymonth at 7pm in the Chapel. Need some help in your marriage?....Come to the Lord. Want to lead your children in the right path?....Seek His Will. Not sure what God wants of you? Discern His calling by asking Him and listening. We will pray the rosary for your vocation and then allow you to listen in silence to Christ in the Holy Eucharist, followed by Benediction. Come to the Lord that you may have peace.
Join us every Friday from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm in the Chapel. Jesus is waiting for us with open arms. Sign in sheets are available in all vestibules if you are interested to sign up for a specific hour.
40 DAYS FOR LIFEPrayer Campaign will start Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14th and continue through March 25th, at the Allentown Planned Parenthood (abortion facility), 29 N. 9th St., Allentown, PA. Join us, Monday through Saturday, 7am - 6pm. When prayer volunteers are praying, the no-show rate for abortions can jump as high as 75%. For more info or to be paired with a prayer partner, call Maryanne at 610-570-2347.
Culture of Encounter: Family Holy HoursTwelve parishes in each deanery will offer a monthly Eucharistic holy hour specifically for families from November 2017 through October 2018. Bring your whole family to encounter Christ! Stay for a few minutes or for the whole hour. Prayer resources will be provided for both children and adults in English and Spanish. Some Holy Hours will provide an opportunity for silent prayer, while others will have planned prayer services.Holy Hours at parishes with a large Hispanic population will be bilingual. Pick up a postcard at the parish for the schedule, or visit www.allentowndiocese.org/encounter.To sign up for text message reminders, text your Deanery’s code to 81010: @BerksFHH, @LehighFHH, @NorthFHH, @SchuylCar
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