Noticias de la Diócesis de Allentown

Bishop Celebrates Mass for Memorial Day

Bishop Alfred Schlert celebrated Mass at Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown May 27 in commemoration of Memorial Day, May 29. Everyone was invited to attend and pray for deceased relatives and all who have sacrificed their lives for our country.

Participating were Catholic War Veterans For God and Country Post 454, the Knights of Columbus Fourth Degree of the Bishop Welsh Assembly, and the Knights-Dames of the Holy Sepulchre.

Resurrection is one of two diocesan cemeteries. The other is Holy Saviour Cemetery, Bethlehem. For more information, go to

Photo: Bishop Alfred Schlert celebrates Mass to commemorate Memorial Day May 27 at Resurrection Cemetery, Allentown, with Monsignor William Baver, director cemeteries, left, and Father Mark Searles, director of vocations. Photo by Ed Koskey.