All posts by Ed Fiedler

Sign Up For “Healing Our Church” Discussion Groups

Catholics throughout the Diocese of Allentown are invited to attend small-group discussions, moderated by fellow parishioners, and designed to encourage reflection and conversation about the clergy abuse crisis.

Healing Our Church is a program from RENEW International, a Catholic nonprofit organization. Bishop Alfred Schlert has called the parish small-group discussions "an opportunity for all of us … Continue Reading ››

What Happens When a Community Rejects Jesus and His Way of Life?

How should faithful Catholics respond to this refusal of God's love? In the February 3rd Gospel reading, Jesus is turned away by His own people at Nazareth. He almost was killed because of this tragic response. The same thing is happening in today's society. The Church's message: God's love shown us in Christ Jesus, is … Continue Reading ››