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National Eucharistic Revival
The Bishops of the United States are calling for a three-year grassroots revival of devotion and belief in the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist. We are seeking to renew the whole Church by enkindling a living relationship with the Lord Jesus in the Holy Eucharist, at all levels of worship. The Revival kicks off on June 19, 2022 - the Feast of Corpus Christi.
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"Women Find Strength In Christ" - Speaker Presentations Available!
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown sponsored a women's conference on September 10, 2022. Click here to watch excerpts of the conference's keynote addresses from Kelly Wahlquist, founder of the national women's ministry WINE: Women in the New Evangelization, as well as a testimonial from Colleen Scariano, co-founder of SoulCore, a movement born from the desire to nourish body and soul through prayer and core-strengthening exercises.
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Catholic Ministries Drive 2022 - "Forward In Faith"
The Catholic Ministries Drive helps to put faith into action within the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Your support of the Catholic Ministries Drive helps us spread God's love, serve those in need, support our youth, and strengthen families within our local communities. Join us in putting our faith into action today!
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The Secret Ingredient
All it takes to connect our faith with the universal experience of food and gathering for a meal is a secret ingredient. Join culinary buffs from across the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown on Proclaim! TV as they share some of their favorite recipes while exploring the bonds of faith, family, and food, then try preparing some yourself!
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To Proclaim and Teach
In looking to ensure the continuing success of our schools, the diocese – in collaboration with the Office of Education – is initiating “To PROCLAIM and TEACH,” a strategic growth planning process that will focus on Catholic school vitality and sustainability.
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What We Believe

Sacraments and the Mass

Prayers and Daily Readings

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The Power of Prayer
Like it has done to so many others, COVID-19 changed Frank Arcurio’s life. His ordeal started in November of 2020 when he contracted the virus and went to the hospital. “I was on a ventilator for 42 days, in ICU for 30-some days, and I had no idea what was going on.”
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Surprise Gift
During their back to school in-service, teachers at Bishop Carroll each received a $100 Amazon gift card for classroom supplies. Supporters of the school, including families and businesses, donated towards this project, expressing their thanks for the teachers' hard work.
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A Deeper Relationship
The real high note in Marcy Olek's life is her devotion to the Eucharist, and she finds herself in perfect harmony with Christ at a Johnstown parish not too far from Saint John Gualbert Cathedral.
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Six Verses
The late Sister Karen Duddy, CCW, had a tradition of always declaring a particular saint’s feast day as her favorite. She would invite the other sisters to sing six verses of a song to ensure that the saint would be aware of his or her blessed legacy.
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Diocesan Ministries

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