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Camp Crusaders Young adults get ready to share their zeal for the Catholic faith with youth at the upcoming Camp Z. FULL EDITION READ PREVIOUS ISSUES Early #Crushers4Life Divine Mercy Catholic Academy seventh and eighth grade students will officially become Bishop McCort Catholic High School students. DONATE TODAY Head Of The Class New leadership is announced for various Catholic schools. Padre Pio Family Fest Interview With Father Tom Betz Marking Milestones Couples celebrating a major wedding anniversary this year are invited to a special Mass. "I Do" All Over Again Bishop Mark and the Family Life Office invite husbands and wives to the annual outdoor Mass for Married Couples. FULL MESSAGE A Grand Tradition State College Knights continue supporting Catholic education in the Centre Region. VIDEO PLAYLIST FULL STORY Lord, Send Out
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After a delay due to COVID-19, Confirmation season is happily underway in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Father Mark Pattock, OFM Cap. Father Jude Brady, OSB Father Jude Brady, OSB
A Message From
Bishop Mark
Wear a Mask in Church! FULL LETTER
Concerning Sunday
Mass Obligations
"Some pastors and even Bishop Mark’s office have reported that people are still asking if the dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sunday remains in effect. The answer is yes, but some are wondering how to observe that practice." DIOCESAN YOUTH PROTECTION WEBSITE "A SENSE OF VULNERABILITY"

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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A Message from Bishop Mark

Wear a Mask in Church!
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Welcome Back to Sunday Mass!

Some Thoughts Concerning Sunday Mass Obligation.
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Summer Missionary Cooperative Program

The Missionary Cooperative Program (MCP) serves to connect the work of evangelization with missionaries from…

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A Special Message from Bishop Mark

"During the past several days, the last words of George Floyd, “I can’t breathe,” have echoed across the world."
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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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