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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Lent 2017

Lent 2017

The Catholic Church will observe the season of Lent beginning on Ash Wednesday.
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Communal Penance Services

Communal Penance Services

A schedule of various Communal Penance Services at parishes during Lent.
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Spiritual Enrichment

Spiritual Enrichment

A schedule of upcoming novenas and missions at parishes during the Lenten season.
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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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Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will celebrate Mass at Saint Francis University on March 30, 2017.
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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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