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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.

Upcoming Events

News | Diocese Happenings
Camp Zacchaeus 2017

Camp Zacchaeus 2017

Dozens of students are enjoying Camp Z 2017.
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Mass For College Students

Mass for College Students

All students entering or returning to college are invited to the Liturgy.
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PCC Column – Budget Round Up

PCC Column – Budget Round Up

The Pennsylvania Catholic Conference tracks elements of the budget debate.
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Bishop’s Appointments & Announcements

Bishop’s Appointments & Announcements

Clergy announcements from Bishop Mark.
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Faith Day

Faith Day

Faith, fun, and great desserts were among the highlights of Faith Day 2017.
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Ordination Broadcasts

Ordination Broadcasts

Several television broadcasts of the May 27 Ordination Mass are scheduled.
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Synod On Youth

Synod on Youth

Bishop Mark is engaging youth in preparation for an upcoming Synod of Bishops.
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Shrine Tours

Shrine Tours

Saint Joseph Mission Church at Hart's Sleeping Place will be open for public tours this summer.
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Prince Gallitzin Cross Award

Prince Gallitzin Cross Award

Bishop Mark honored eleven individuals with the 2017 Prince Gallitzin Cross during a dinner and…

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Ordination 2017

Ordination 2017

Bishop Mark ordained two men to the Diocesan Priesthood.
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Fatima Centennial

Fatima Centennial

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portugal.
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Catholic Ministries Drive

Catholic Ministries Drive

The 2017 CMD will fund vital ministries in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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Outdoor Masses

Outdoor Masses

Outdoor Masses will be celebrated at the Our Lady of the Alleghenies Shrine in Loretto.
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Supporting EITC/OSTC Programs

Supporting EITC/OSTC Programs

Urge your state representative to support the EITC and OSTC programs by voting YES on HB 250.
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Reforms To Protect Children

Reforms to Protect Children

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown and the U.S. Attorney's Office announce reforms to protect children.
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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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