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"Beginning Again" - Fall 2023 Workshop
In celebration of the Eucharistic Revival happening in the Catholic Church in America, the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will present another engaging workshop in its popular Beginning Again series.
2023 Catholic Ministries Drive - Together We Serve
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown's 2023 Catholic Ministries Drive has begun. When you support the Catholic Ministries Drive, "Together We Serve" God's people in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown by spreading God's love and supporting the mission of the Church through our vital ministries.
Synod on Synodality - Summary Report
Pope Francis invited the faithful to share their ideas and experiences on how we can better live out the mission of Jesus Christ and His Church through the Synod on Synodality survey last year. Everyone was invited to participate, regardless of their relationship with the Church, with the goal of listening to both the Holy Spirit and to one another in order to understand how we can better engage and teach about Christ. All of the survey responses from around the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown were accumulated into a public document outlining what we have heard and how we can act going forward, which you can read in full by clicking below.
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.Learn More
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!Read More
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.Read More
2023 Catholic Women's Conference
Please join us for our second annual Women's Conference at Mount Aloysius College on Saturday, September 16, 2023. Enjoy presentations by our two wonderful speakers, Mary Castner and Kitty Cleveland, lunch and refreshments, time for reflection and prayer, and fellowship with the other women of our Diocese.
What We Believe
Sacraments and the Mass
Prayers and Daily Readings
Proclaim! TV Mass
The Center Of Marriage
When Jeff and Tammy Hollen got married 41 years ago, their priest gave them some good advice: keep God at the center of the marriage. It was a suggestion they follow to this day.
Paula Campbell is going through a hurtful divorce. “In some ways, it’s worse than someone dying. It’s a betrayal.” Campbell, a member of Good Shepherd Parish in Port Matilda, is grateful that she reached out to her Pastor, Father Jozef Kovacik, for help.
A Somerset County faith community is getting ready to celebrate a huge milestone.
Source And Summit
The streets of Johnstown were filled with beautiful sights and sounds on July 9 as dozens of clergy and lay people processed through the town from Saint John Gualbert Cathedral to Central Park, bringing the Holy Eucharist with them.