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This morning, it was announced in Rome that Pope Francis has named Monsignor Alfred A. Schlert as the Fifth Bishop of Allentown. Monsignor Schlert has been most recently serving as Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Allentown. He is a native son of Allentown, who began his formation for the priesthood here at Saint Charles in 1979, before transferring to St. John Lateran University in Rome.
Congratulations to Fr. Ned Shlesinger, the director of spiritual formation in the Theology Seminary. This morning Pope Francis named him as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Atlanta. Please keep him in your prayers. The date of his Episcopal ordination has not yet been announced.