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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
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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Bishop’s Easter Message

Bishop’s Easter Message

Bishop Mark says enjoy the eggs and chocolate, but do not overlook the true meaning of Easter.
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Chrism Mass

Chrism Mass

Bishop Mark celebrated the Chrism Mass on April 10 and offered a special message to priests.
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Brewing The Faith

Brewing the Faith

A Brewing the Faith series is once again planned in Centre County.
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Seminarian Milestone

Seminarian Milestone

A milestone for Diocesan Seminarian Sean Gibson.
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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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Prince Gallitzin Cross Award

Prince Gallitzin Cross Award

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