from the Pastor and Administrators

from the Pastor and Administrators

Dear Families of St. Mary’s Parish and Schools,

Over the last several years our parish and schools have hosted a number of dynamic young orders of religious sisters, including the Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal and the Sisters of Life. Their vibrant faith, wide learning, and cheerful enthusiasm have never failed to impress our students, parents, teachers, and parishioners.

We’re delighted to announce that one such vibrant...

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Statement from the Chancellor’s Office

You may be aware from media coverage this past week of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on sexual abuse of minors by Catholic priests that Bishop Barres was referenced in the report stemming from his time as the Bishop of Allentown.  The report accuses Bishop Barres of not dealing decisively with accusations against priests, one priest in particular. To be absolutely clear, what the report presents regarding Bishop Barres is inaccurate and...

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