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The Mission of the Advancement Office of Bethlehem Catholic High School is to help promote and achieve the vision of our Principal, Mr. John Petruzzelli: to have students feel loved and challenged every day at school; to make Bethlehem Catholic High School the high school of choice in the Lehigh Valley; to achieve sustained growth in our enrollment; to remain financially solvent; and to continue to make graduates proud to say…
“I’m a Bethlehem Catholic alumnus!”

Planning an alumni event? Want to get in touch with fellow alumni, faculty, staff, and friends? The advancement office can help get you the information you need! Email Lori Mergel at for alumni and staff information!

Donate today! The continued support of caring people like you help to keep our future bright. Thank you for your kindness and generosity.

2017-2018 Bethlehem Catholic Events:

  • March 8, 2017: Alumni Association Meeting, Tocci’s Tailgaters Pub & Grill, Bethlehem at 6:00 pm.
  • March 18, 2017: Oldies Dance at Holy Infancy, 5:30 P.M.
  • April 7, 2017: Complimentary Alumni Cocktail Party before Spring Musical
  • April 21, 2017: Distinguished Grad Ceremony, 12:00 P.M.
  • May 9, 2017: Grandparent’s Day, 8:15 A.M.
  • May 16, 2017: Volunteer Ice Cream Social, 1:00 P.M.
  • May 23, 2017: Alumni Night at Iron Pigs Stadium, PPL Pavilion, $28 per person, 6:00 P.M.,
    (game starts at 7:05 P.M.)
  • June 6, 2017: Fides & Scientia Award
  • June 7, 2017: 50 Year Grads Reception
  • July 12-13, 2017: Used Uniform Sale
  • September 15, 2017: Golf Outing at Bethlehem Municipal
  • October 12, 2017: Alumni Pig n’ Swig and Bonfire
  • October 13, 2017: Homecoming Weekend
  • November 11, 2017: Auction
  • December 22, 2017: Candle Mass, Major Donor Breakfast
  • Set Sail in 2018 for the 1st ever Golden Hawk Alumni Cruise

Click here for a description of the events.

Advancement Office Hours

8:30am – 4:00pm

Mrs. Kristine Evina,  Director of Advancement – Ext. 322

Mrs. Lori Mergel, Director of Events – Ext. 323

Mrs. Tina Giordano, Advancement Assistant – Ext. 321


Once a Golden Hawk…Forever a Golden Hawk!

The Golden Hawk Fund

The Golden Hawk Fund is Bethlehem Catholic High School’s largest fund-raiser, which supports the annual needs of the school. Thanks to generous donors of past appeals, we have been able to make important renovations and conversions, including: The Auditorium renovation completed in 2006…

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Alumni Information

Golden Hawks, we miss you! Let’s get together soon… Please join your fellow alums on March 8th, 6:00pm at Tocci’s Tailgator’s Pub & Grill, 1313 Center St, Bethlehem, for our Alumni Association Committee meeting. Let us know you’ll be joining us and we’ll…

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Annual Auction

Thank you for supporting the Greatest School on Earth!!  We especially want to thank our donors, sponsors and participants for making our annual auction such a success. Your generous donations helped to raise almost $70,000! The proceeds from this great event will…

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Distinguished Graduates

BETHLEHEM CATHOLIC DISTINGUISHED GRADUATES 1999 Jean Pursell Belinski, Class of 1952 James J. Darazsdi, PhD, Class of 1967 Mary Ellen Zator Estes, Class of 1977 2000 Rosina M. Bierbaum, Class of 1970 Merle Louise Letowt Simon, Class of 1951 Thomas J. Tachovsky,…

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The Bethlehem Catholic High School community thanks you for using our online donation site. We appreciate your generosity! Please select a fund or funds you would like to contribute to from the list in the navigation panel on the right-hand side of…

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Golden Hawk Golf Tournament 2016

2016 Annual Golf Classic: Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s Annual Golf Outing, on Friday September 16th at Bethlehem Municipal Golf Course. A special thank you to all of our alums that came out to support our event! Over 130 golfers took to…

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No Cost Fundraising

Below are several no-cost ways to you can help BecaHi simply by signing up for retail programs, and having these programs divert funds to help BecaHi students. Target “Participate in Target’s “Take Charge of Education” Program, an enormous investment that directly helps…

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PA Tax Credit Program

The Eastern Pennsylvania Scholarship Foundation (EPSF) of the Diocese of Allentown provides need-based scholarships to deserving students in diocesan and parish Catholic schools. The foundation, established in 2001, accepts donations from businesses that participate in Pennsylvania’s Educational Improvement and Opportunity Scholarship Tax…

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Planned Giving

Make A Gift That Lasts Forever Dozens of men and women have included BecaHi in their estate planning. A planned gift is a “”forever gift,”” one that will live on at BecaHi for generations. It doesn’t affect your current cash flow of…

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Principal’s Letter

Dear Friends and Family of BECA, For more than 85 years, Bethlehem Catholic High School has been a very special place for young men and women to experience higher education. More than 9,000 alumni know it. Parents and families of those alumni…

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