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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Diocesan Information

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A…

Stories Of Faith

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, parishes, schools, clergy, religious, individuals, and families throughout the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown have strived to keep the mission of the Catholic Church alive. The following is…

Prayer

For all who have contracted coronavirus,​      We pray for care and healing.​ For those who are particularly vulnerable,​      We pray for safety and protection.​ For all…

Bishop’s Directives

As previously announced, beginning June 14, 2020, the Solemnity of the Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi Sunday), pastors and administrators are authorized to begin public celebration…

Stay Informed

During these unprecedented times in the Church, news and information on the impact of the coronavirus is changing rapidly. Stay informed through the following Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown media:

Confirmation Schedule

PLEASE NOTE: BECAUSE OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, BISHOP MARK HAS DIRECTED PARISHES TO SCHEDULE CONFIRMATION MASSES IN THE SUMMER OF 2020 AND HAS PROVIDED PASTORS/ADMINISTRATORS WITH GUIDELINES FOR THE CELEBRATION…

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