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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.

Upcoming Events

News | Diocese Happenings
Ascension

Ascension

The Solemnity of the Ascension is May 25.
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Fatima Centennial

Fatima Centennial

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Fatima, Portugal.
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Seminarian Milestone

Seminarian Milestone

Deacon Peter Crowe has graduated from Saint Vincent Seminary in Latrobe.
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Seminarian Milestone

Seminarian Milestone

Deacon Jonathan Dickson has graduated from Saint Mary's Seminary in Baltimore.
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Catholic Education

Catholic Education

The spring edition of OLV Voice.
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Faith Day 2017

Faith Day 2017

Faith Day 2017 will be held on July 2 at DelGrosso's Amusement Park in Tipton.
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Seminarian Milestone

Seminarian Milestone

Seminarian Michael Pleva has graduated from Gannon University in Erie.
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Catholic Charities Recognition Dinner

Catholic Charities Recognition Dinner

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will sponsor its annual Recognition Dinner.
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Prince Gallitzin Cross

Prince Gallitzin Cross

Eleven individuals will receive the 2017 Prince Gallitzin Cross Award.
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Catholic Ministries Drive

Catholic Ministries Drive

The 2017 CMD will fund vital ministries in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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Outdoor Masses

Outdoor Masses

Outdoor Masses will be celebrated at the Our Lady of the Alleghenies Shrine in Loretto.
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Ordination Announced

Ordination Announced

Bishop Mark will ordain two men to the Diocesan Priesthood on May 27.
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Supporting EITC/OSTC Programs

Supporting EITC/OSTC Programs

Urge your state representative to support the EITC and OSTC programs by voting YES on HB 250.
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Reforms To Protect Children

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

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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