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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

Bishop Suspends All Public Masses

All public Masses, liturgical activities, and social events are cancelled or postponed until further notice.
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Liturgical Directives

Bishop Mark outlines liturgical plans during this time of need.
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Holy Week Directives

Bishop Mark has instructed clergy on the celebration of private Triduum/Easter liturgies.
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Television/Streaming Masses

Various opportunities to watch Mass on television, internet, or social media.
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Prayers for protection, healing, and unity as the world copes with the coronavirus.
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Support Your Parish

Faithful are invited to continue their regular offertory through online giving or by mailing or dropping off their gift.
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Answers to Your Questions about Our Response to the Victims of Sexual Abuse

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown has released a financial summary of the costs related to clergy sexual abuse.
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Victim Assistance

The diocese is committed to the pastoral care and financial support of victims of clergy sexual abuse.
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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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