AROUND THE DIOCESE
CHRISTMAS NOVENA FOR BISHOP SCHLERT AND HIS INTENTIONS
The Diocese of Allentown Commission for Women is sponsoring a Christmas Novena for Bishop Schlert and his intentions. The novena begins on December 8th and concludes on December 16th. Anyone can participate. A card will be presented to the Bishop, including the names of all those who enroll. Sign up to receive the daily email prayer by going to www.allentowndiocese.org/BishopNovena For questions, contact the Commission for Women.
WORLDWIDE MARRIAGE ENCOUNTER
Still Looking for That Perfect Gift? Give each other the gift of a weekend - it’s a gift that will outlast anything that money can buy! For information call 1-732-904-9636 or visit www.aweekendforyourmarriage.org.
WREATHS ACROSS AMERICA
11:30 am at Resurrection Cemetery
St. Luke’s Allentown Campus is helping to raise money to lay 1,500 veterans’ wreaths at Resurrection Cemetery in Wescosville as part of National Wreaths Across America Day. Participants, volunteers, and donations needed. More information can be found HERE .
January 4th - January 6th
St. Francis Retreat House
3918 Chipman Rd. Easton, PA 18045
For young men ages 18 yrs. and older. Cost is $50 (accommodations and meals). Retreat includes: Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, Eucharistic Adoration, talks and reflections by priests and seminarians, quiet time for reflection and prayer. Sponsored by the Office for Vocation Promotion, Diocese of Allentown Contact: Fr. Mark Searles at firstname.lastname@example.org or 610-437-0755.
REDISCOVER THE LOVE IN YOUR MARRIAGE
February 8th - 10th
Life can be difficult and so can the challenges you face in marriage. Does the distance between you and your spouse seem wide? Are you already separated? Retrouvaille (retro-VIE) peer ministry can help you learn the tools of healthy communication, build intimacy, and heal. Our next session is the weekend of February 8th - 10th, in Malvern, PA. Other sessions will be held in April and August. Contact us at 1-800-470-2230, or through our website . Any inquiries are confidential.
CATHOLIC SCOUT WEEKEND
April 26-28, 2019, at Camp Trexler-Settlers
Fun-filled weekend, meals, and vigil Mass. All Catholic scouts welcome to attend! Information: www.adccos.org/bsr.htm .