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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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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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Camp Timothy and Camp Zacchaeus 2022
Signups are now underway for our Diocesan summer camps! Click below to visit our Youth Ministry page with information and signups for both Camp Timothy (Grades 10-12 and newly-graduated seniors) and Camp Zacchaeus (Grades 4-9) 2022.
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2022 First Holy Communion Gallery
View parish-submitted photos from First Holy Communion celebrations across the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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2022 Confirmation Gallery
View parish-submitted photos from Confirmation celebrations across the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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2022 Men's Conference "Strength In Christ" - Full Presentations Available!
On May 1, 2022, the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown sponsored an afternoon of faith and fellowship with Catholic men from across the diocese, featuring three prolific speakers who touched on the profound truth of what it means to live out the faith as men and brothers in Christ. Click below to watch the full speaker presentation recordings here on the DAJ website!
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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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Walking with Pregnant Women
“The Church is always on the side of women. The Church is on the side of those who are trying their best to bring about life or maybe even made poor choices along with way and now want to make things better in their lives.”
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Eating Versus Dining
The Very Reverend Alan Thomas, VG, admitted something to the faithful gathered in Loretto for the launch of the Eucharistic Revival. He – like most people – loves to eat! But there is a big difference between eating and dining.
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New Heights
When the Klatt children and their parents, Lew and Monica, are not enjoying amusement park rides, they like to feel grounded, and their Catholic faith helps them achieve that goal.
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Gaining A Family
Never underestimate the intuition of grandmothers. Father Ron Osinski learned that lesson through his own grandmother and a statement she made in her final days.
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Jubilarian Celebration
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown salutes various religious marking jubilee anniversaries of 25, 50, and 60 years and thanks them for their ministry and presence in the Church.
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Diocesan Ministries

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