Pope Appoints Priest As Bishop of Allentown 

On January 31, Most Reverend John Barres was appointed Bishop of Rockville Centre, NY which left everyone patiently waiting to hear whom the new Bishop would be. This past Tuesday it was announced that Pope Francis has appointed Reverend Monsignor Alfred A Schlert as the fifth Bishop of Allentown. John...

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SC Winter Edition (& Answer Keys)

Special Connections Winter Edition It’s almost the beginning of March and that means our newest edition of Special Connections should be reaching mailboxes any day now. With that being said, if  you can’t wait or are not on our mailing list, you can view our newsletter by clicking here. If...

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A Fresh Take

Recently, we got together with our friends from Reese Integrated Marketing to develop a new look for John Paul II Center. With the on-going expansion of the building and added programming, we decided that a refresh was in order. For the logo, Reese did an amazing job taking our input...

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PA ABLE Savings Program

Individual with Disabilities Saving for the Future Governor Wolf today signed into law the Pennsylvania Achieving a Better Life Experience Act (PA ABLE) that enables the creation of tax-exempt savings accounts specifically for people with qualified disabilities and their families. The accounts can be used for a wide-range of disability-related...

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Giving Tuesday Berks

Giving Tuesday Berks

Getting involved with Giving Tuesday Berks Sure, there’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday, both great reasons to spend money and grab some great gifts for the holiday season. But then there’s Giving Tuesday Berks, a relatively new movement that provides a perfect chance to give back. It all started in...

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