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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.
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Catholic Ministries Drive 2022 - "Forward In Faith"
The Catholic Ministries Drive helps to put faith into action within the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Your support of the Catholic Ministries Drive helps us spread God's love, serve those in need, support our youth, and strengthen families within our local communities. Join us in putting our faith into action today!
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Faith Day @ Delgrosso's Park - Meal Ticket Registration
Celebrate the Catholic faith in a fun and relaxed environment during the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Faith Day at DelGrosso's Amusement Park in Tipton. Faith Day will include Mass celebrated by Bishop Mark at the park. Click below to download coupons for discounted All-Day Fun Passes for Faith Day!
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Camp Timothy and Camp Zacchaeus 2022
Signups are now underway for our Diocesan summer camps! Click below to visit our Youth Ministry page with information and signups for both Camp Timothy (Grades 10-12 and newly-graduated seniors) and Camp Zacchaeus (Grades 4-9) 2022.
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2022 First Holy Communion Gallery
View parish-submitted photos from First Holy Communion celebrations across the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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2022 Confirmation Gallery
View parish-submitted photos from Confirmation celebrations across the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.
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2022 Men's Conference "Strength In Christ" - Full Presentations Available!
On May 1, 2022, the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown sponsored an afternoon of faith and fellowship with Catholic men from across the diocese, featuring three prolific speakers who touched on the profound truth of what it means to live out the faith as men and brothers in Christ. Click below to watch the full speaker presentation recordings here on the DAJ website!
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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!
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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.
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What We Believe

Sacraments and the Mass

Prayers and Daily Readings

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A New Priest
Just moments before ordaining him to the priesthood, Bishop Mark urged Brian Norris to follow the message of Saint Paul in showing him the way to live his vocation.
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Friendship With Christ
Those in the ministry of the diaconate are considered friends of the Lord. Bishop Mark shared that comforting message with the three newest deacons of the diocese, along with some advice.
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Eucharistic Revival
The journey to enhancing local Catholics' relationship with Jesus through the Eucharist begins with a special diocesan celebration in Loreto on June 19.
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Young Adult Faith
A group of young adults spotlighted in the spring edition of Proclaim! Magazine came together for an evening of fellowship, food, and fun with Bishop Mark.
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Service and Volunteerism
Even though Kaitlyn Sherwood lives away at college, she still makes it home every weekend to celebrate Mass with her parish faith community.
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Ordination Anniversary
Gratitude and joy filled Our Lady of the Alleghenies Parish in Lilly in honor of a former pastor's remarkable milestone. A Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated on June 2 to mark Monsignor John Sasway's 60th anniversary of priestly ordination.
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