COVID-19 Update

Posted on March 19, 2020 in: General News

To help prevent the spread of the disease  Bishop Alfred Schlert decided that effective immediately


Mass intentions will be said privately by Father Ward.

Confessions will be heard Saturdays at Immaculate Conception - 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mondays at St. Joseph Church - 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The Rectory office is closed to visitors, and will have limited hours. Please call or email if you have any questions or concerns. Leave a message and we will return your call as soon as possible. Staff will also be working remotely and can answer emails with more frequency.

Until further notice, under direction of the Diocese Of Allentown, all Parish events, meetings and gatherings are cancelled. Stations of the Cross on Wednesdays at Immaculate and Fridays at St. Joseph are also cancelled.

Join Bishop Schlert every day for a live online Mass from his private chapel.  Also, the Bishop will pray the Rosary live, online, in his private chapel at 6:30 PM Thursday. Get more details at

EWTN, the network with Catholic-themed programming, televises two live Masses each Sunday at 8 a.m. and 12 noon. Below are the channel numbers for EWTN on cable services in the Diocese: Blue Ridge Cable in Carbon County: Channel 42 Service Electric in Schuylkill County: Channel 21

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