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2022 Women's Conference "Women Find Strength In Christ"
A dynamic and inspiring Catholic speaker will headline the upcoming Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown women’s conference “Women Find Strength in Christ” on September 10, 2022, at Holy Name Parish in Ebensburg. Kelly Wahlquist, founder of WINE: Women in the New Evangelization, will be the keynote speaker. Also presenting will be Deanne Miller and Colleen Scariano, co-founders of SoulCore, a movement that nurtures a body and soul through prayer and core strengthening exercises.
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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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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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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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Growing In Faith
Kailyn Bailey’s time at Camp Zacchaeus included learning how to canoe. More importantly than any adventure on the water, however, this Altoona seventh grader paddled her way to a deeper relationship with Christ.
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Real Neighbors
The great tradition of public displays of faith in the city of Johnstown continued recently with a solemn Eucharistic procession from Saint John Gualbert Cathedral to nearby Central Park.
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Raise A Glass
Faith and fellowship are on the menu in the Catholic Community of Cresson. A new Theology on Tap series is underway, led by Father Leo Arnone, Pastor of Saint Aloysius and Saint Francis Xavier Parishes in Cresson.
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Dialogue And Collaboration
Julie Crusciel and other members of the Prince Gallitzin Deanery Pastoral Council are grateful for the spiritual blessings available to local Catholics.
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Back To Campus
Before heading off to campus, young adults are invited to make an important detour to Loretto. Bishop Mark will celebrate his annual outdoor Mass for students entering or returning to college and those entering the work force or military.
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Milestone Anniversaries
Bishop Mark and the Family Life Office cordially invite all couples celebrating 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, or 60+ years of marriage in 2022, and their families, to attend the annual Wedding Anniversary Liturgy.
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