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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.

News | Diocese Happenings

Student Scholarships

State program supports need-based scholarships to our Catholic Schools.
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Outdoor Mass for Married Couples

Hundreds attended the annual Liturgy celebrating marriage.
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Wedding Anniversary Liturgies

An invitation to married couples marking milestone anniversaries.
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Faith Day 2018

Hundreds of faithful enjoyed a day of Catholic unity and fellowship.
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Camp Timothy 2018

Campers enjoy spirituality and adventure.
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Vocation View

Vocations Director Father Matthew Reese examines the benefits of Perpetual Adoration Chapels.
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Prince Gallitzin Cross Award

Bishop Mark honored ten individuals with the 2018 Prince Gallitzin Cross.
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Catholic Charities Recognition Dinner

Nine individuals were honored for their outstanding service to others.
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Ordination

Bishop Mark ordained two men to the Permanent Diaconate on May 26.
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Bishop’s Night for Vocations

An uplifting gathering to celebrate current and future vocations in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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Outdoor Masses

Outdoor Masses in Loretto begin on the Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend.
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Safe Environment Training

The Office of Children and Youth Protection will sponsor a series of training sessions.
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Catholic Ministries Drive

The 2018 Catholic Ministries Drive supports ministries focused on Caring for the Poor, Nurturing Youth, and Forming Clergy and Laity.
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Catholic Scouting

Plans are underway for the 2018 Catholic Scout Retreat.
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Camp Zacchaeus 2018

Register today to join youth throughout the Diocese at one of our outstanding summer camps.
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Sunday Mass

Watch the most recent Sunday Mass broadcast.
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Independent Oversight Board

Bishop Mark Bartchak and Acting United States Attorney Soo Song have announced the names of the individuals appointed to the Independent Oversight Board for Youth Protection for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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Review Board

Bishop Bartchak has announced the appointment of new members to the Diocesan Review Board.
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Reforms to Protect Children

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown and the U.S. Attorney's Office announce reforms to protect children.
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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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