The Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown serves Catholics in eight counties — Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clinton, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset. The Diocese is home to 87 parishes, which are served by Diocesan priests and priests from various religious communities, including the Third Order Regular Franciscans, the Conventual Franciscans, and the Order of Saint Benedict. The official Catholic population of the Diocese is 84,039.

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Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will celebrate Mass at Saint Francis University.
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Catholic Schools Week

Catholic Schools Week

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown celebrated Catholic Schools Week 2017 January 29-February 4.
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Prayer Service

Prayer Service

Bishop Bartchak presided at a prayer service on the eve of the annual March for Life.
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Flu Season Directives

Flu Season Directives

Bishop Bartchak has directed parishes in the Diocese to not distribute the Precious Blood in any form until further notice.
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Seminarian Christmas Gathering

Seminarian Christmas Gathering

Bishop Mark hosted his annual Christmas gathering for seminarians and prospective seminarians on December 19.
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Support For Survivors Of Sexual Abuse

Support for Survivors of Sexual Abuse

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is partnering with state and local agencies to offer support to survivors of sexual abuse.
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