News & Events

In late June, it was announced from the Vatican that Pope Francis had appointed Reverend Monsignor Alfred A. Schlert, as the 5th Bishop of the Diocese of Allentown. Earlier today, Bishop Schlert was ordained to the episcopacy at the Cathedral of Saint Catharine of Siena in Allentown. Archbishop Chaput served as the Principal Ordaining Bishop and was also the homilist. You can read Archbishop Chaput’s homily HERE.

Pope Francis named Bishop Nelson J. Perez, Auxiliary Bishop of Rockville Centre, N.Y., as 11th Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland, Ohio. Bishop Perez graduated from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary and was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia in May of 1989. He also received his Masters of Divinity degree and Masters of Arts degree in Theology at St. Charles. Congratulations and many blessings to Bishop Perez.

On September 25, seminarians in the theological seminary will have their cassocks and surplices blessed as they begin to wear these symbols of priestly formation on a regular basis. St. Charles is proud of her seminarians who have taken this initial step to begin their discernment for the Priesthood.

Come out to support the St. Charles team as they battle for the prestigious Vianney Cup at Mt. St. Mary's Seminary in Baltimore on September 30!