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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
Precious Blood To Be Restored

Precious Blood to be Restored

Parishes may once again offer the Precious Blood at Mass beginning on Palm Sunday weekend.
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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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Bishop’s Night For Vocations

Bishop’s Night for Vocations

Plans are underway for the Bishop's Night for Vocations.
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Prince Gallitzin Cross Award

Prince Gallitzin Cross Award

The Diocese is accepting nominations for the Prince Gallitzin Cross Award.
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Lent 2017

Lent 2017

The Catholic Church will observe the season of Lent beginning on Ash Wednesday.
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Communal Penance Services

Communal Penance Services

A schedule of various Communal Penance Services at parishes during Lent.
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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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Centennial Of Apparitions At Fatima

Centennial of Apparitions at Fatima

The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the apparitions of the Blessed Virgin Mary to three shepherd children in Portugal from May to October 1917.
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Catholic Charities Awards

Catholic Charities Awards

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is seeking nominees for its annual awards.
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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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Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Dolan

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will celebrate Mass at Saint Francis University on March 30, 2017.
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