The Church is observing the season of Advent.  Click here for Advent resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Bishop Mark celebrated a Mass to thank altar servers for their dedication to their ministry on November 23 at the Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel in Loretto.

Merry Christmas! Click here to read Bishop Mark's Christmas 2014 message.

Diocesan seminarian Peter Crowe was installed into the Ministry of Acolyte at Saint Vincent Seminary.  More.

Senior High Youth Conference -- or SHYCON -- was held on October 26. About 1,100 high school students from around the Diocese participated.

The Diocese sponsored a conference regarding the faith formation of children with special needs.  More.

An hour of prayers for vocations is held every Thursday evening at the Prince Gallitzin Chapel House in Loretto.  More.

The World Meeting of Families will be held in Philadelphia September 22-27, 2015.  More.  Statement by Bishop Mark Bartchak.

The Catholic Church will celebrate a Year of Consecrated Life beginning November 30, 2014, and continuing through February 2, 2016.  More.

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The Diocese will welcome Tom Zoradoni, the founder and author of "Faith Finances."

Reserve your copy of a new mystery novel written by Bishop Joseph Adamec.

Various parishes will sponsor Communal Penance Services during Advent.

Quadrant committees have issued recommendations to Bishop Mark.