Supreme Court Decision on Marriage "A Tragic Error" Says President of Catholic Bishops' Conference
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, President of the United States Bishops' Conference said that the U.S. Supreme Court decision, June 26, interpreting the U.S. Constitution to require all states to license and recognize same-sex “marriage” “is a tragic error that harms the common good and most vulnerable among us."
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Today's Mass Readings
200 Block of North 18th Street
Allentown, PA 18104
Parking available across from Church Link to map for directions
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)
7:30, 9:00, 10:30 AM, 12:00 Noon
8:00 AM, 4:15 PM (4:15 Mass fulfills Sunday obligation)
Monday-Friday 6:30 & 8:00AM
Consult Bulletin for schedule
Sacrament of Reconciliation
15 minutes before each Mass
3:15 to 4:00 PM
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.
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.