Cathedral Parish Directory

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Name (Click link for Biography) Title/Position Phone E-Mail / Link
Most Rev. John O. Barres, S.T.D., J.C.L. Bishop of Allentown www.AllentownDiocese.org
Rev. Msgr. Andrew R. Baker, S.T.D. Pastor 610-433-6461 ABaker@Cathedral-Church.org
Rev. Bernard J. Ezaki, M.Div., M.A. Parochial Vicar 610-433-6461
Rev. Eric N. Tolentino, M.Div. In Residence 610-433-6461
Mr. William R. Hassler Permanent Deacon 610-433-6461
Mr. Robert H. Snyder Permanent Deacon 610-433-6461
Miss Jennifer Shankweiler Director of Religious Education 610-432-7655 jshankweiler@cathedral-church.org
Summer Hours:
  • Mon — Fri: 9AM — 4:30PM
Shcool Year (Starting 8/25/2014):
  • Sun: 8AM — 1:30PM
  • Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri: 9AM — 4:30PM
Mrs. Karon C. Coughlin Parish Secretary 610-433-6461 kcoughlin@cathedral-church.org
Mr. Larry Reiser Financial Secretary 610-821-8229
Ms. Beverly McDevitt Director of Music, Cathedral Choir & Diocesan Choir 610-439-1700 BevMcDevitt@msn.com
Mrs. Robin Fredericks St. John Vianney School Principal 610-435-8981
Sister Meg Cole, S.S.J. Safe Evnironment Coordinator 610-289-8900
Ext 222
Mrs. Helen Kelleher, L.S.W. Victim Assitance Coordinator 800-791-9209


Additional Directory Information Contact Information
Cathedral Rectory FAX 610-433-5452
Hospital and Homebound Parishioner Assistance 610-433-6461
St. John Vianney School FAX 610-437-7951
Cathedral Parish Center & SJV School Cafeteria 610-434-4607
After School Day Care 610-435-8981 x2015
Web Site Updates / Issues: Mr. Fred Koons fred.koons@gmail.com

Cathedral Parish Organizations

Organization & Information Contact Phone
St. John Vianney School (Grades: K-8)
210 N. 18th Street
Allentown, PA 18104
Principal: Mrs. Robin Fredericks 610-435-8981
Central Catholic High School (Grades: 9-12)
301 N. Fourth Street
Allentown, PA 18102
President: Yvonne McCarthy 610-437-4601
Religious Education Office
  • Prep/CCD: Religious instruction for children, Sundays 10:10-11:45 AM, September through May
  • RCIA: Religious Instruction for Adults, Tuesdays 7:00 PM September to Easter Sunday
Sister Laura / Msgr. Baker 610-432-7655
Music Ministry
  • Cathedral Choir
  • Diocesan Choir
Beverly McDevitt,
Director of Music
610-439-1700
Altar Servers 610-433-6461
Lectors & Extraordinary Ministers Father Tolentino 610-433-6461
Bereavement Ministry Rita Doherty 610-433-6461
Bereavement Support GroupBecause We Care Deacon William Hassler 610-432-8177
St. Vincent de Paul Society
  • Meets every other Monday at 7:00 PM in Rectory
Tom Doherty 610-433-6461
Golden Agers
  • Social group for those over 55, meets every Thursday from 1:00-4:00 PM in Activities Center
Father Tolentino 610-433-6461
Women’s Alliance
  • Social Group for Women, meets one Wednesday of month in Rectory
President: Louise Pena (610) 509-4172 penalouise56@gmail.com
Pro-Life Betty Rossi 610-435-1031
Men of the Parish
  • Meets 2nd Wednesday of every other month at 7:30 PM, starting in September
610-433-6461
CYO
  • Grades 1-12 sports and activities (i.e. basketball, cheerleading, track, volleyball, etc.).
610-433-6461
Scouts
  • Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, & Boy Scouts
  • Camping experiences & community service open to all children grades 1-12
610-433-6461
Knights of Columbus George Snyder, Grand Knight 610-432-1333
Cathedral Cash (PDF)
  • Gift certificates to stores that contribute to school and parish
  • Sold in back of Church on Saturdays 4:00-5:30 PM, & on Sunday 8:00 AM until Noon
  • Sold in the Parish Rectory typically during the following days/times: Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 6:00-7:30 PM (not during Summer)
610-433-6461
Fund Raisers
  • Little-Lot: $25 raffle tickets could win over $20,000 in total prizes
  • Chocolate Festival: A chocolate lover’s dream!
610-433-6461

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