Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena

Messages from Bishop Schlert

Two Important Communications from Bishop Schlert
A Letter from Bishop Schlert
A Statement from Bishop Schlert
Link to Diocesan Site on the Grand Jury Report

‘Diocesan Family Festival’ Set for Sept. 30

All members of the Diocesan family are invited to share faith, fellowship and fun at the “Diocesan Family Festival” hosted by the Diocese of Allentown Sunday, Sept. 30 at Bethlehem SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem.

A fun-filled day for the whole family is on tap in the Christmas City for everyone in the five-county Diocese. Learn more...

Diocese Increases Scholarships Through Special Purpose Entities Program

Students in Diocesan schools will benefit from nearly $1 million in additional scholarships thanks to the first year of an innovative program that gives donors a 90 percent state tax credit for the money they invest in Catholic education.

The Diocese is seeking to dramatically expand the program this year, creating additional opportunities for donors to redirect money they would otherwise have paid in state taxes to help children achieve academic success and learn Catholic values. Learn more...

Today's Mass Readings

Bulletin Archive

Cathedral Church
200 Block of North 18th Street
Allentown, PA 18104
Parking available across from Church
Link to map for directions

Cathedral Rectory
1825 W Turner Street
Allentown, PA 18104
Office phone: 610-433-6461
Link to map for directions

Cathedral Parish Vision Statement

To be a place where the faithful can gather together for the Sunday celebration of the Eucharist, to teach Christ’s saving doctrine, and to practice the charity of the Lord in good works and brotherly love. (cf. CCC, 2179)

Mass Schedule
Sunday7:30, 9:00, 10:30 AM, 12:00 Noon
Saturday8:00 AM, 4:15 PM (4:15 Mass fulfills Sunday obligation)
WeekdaysMonday-Friday 6:30 & 8:00AM
Holy DaysConsult Bulletin for schedule

Sacrament of Reconciliation
Mon-Fri15 minutes before each Mass
Saturday3:15 to 4:00 PM
Holy DaysConsult Bulletin

Sacrament of Baptism

First Sunday of every month. Preparatory class Thursday evening before.

Sacrament of Matrimony

Engaged couples should meet with their parish priest as soon as they become engaged. The diocesan marriage preparation program should be completed at least six months prior to the wedding date. Weddings are at 11 AM and 1:30 PM on Saturdays only.

Parish Registration

Catholics living in the Cathedral Church parish boundaries should be registered in the parish. Registration is required for the administration of the Sacraments, attendance at St. John Vianney Regional School and the Cathedral PREP program, and for the issuance of certificates for Baptism and Confirmation. Please call the rectory office to make an appointment with one of the priests to register in the parish.

Drop-in registrations will not be taken

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