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Bishop Welcomes August Guests

Bishop Welcomes August Guests

On August 6, Bishop Mark will welcome Deacon Sam Albarano, Dorothy Baron, and Mary Beth Schmidhamer of the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul on his “Keeping the Faith” segment on Proclaim! The group will discuss the 400th anniversary of Vincentian Charism. [Photo right: Dorothy Baron, Mary Beth Schmidhamer, Deacon Albarano, and Bishop Mark]


Other upcoming guests:

August 13 — Gerald and Rita Kibler, parishioners at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona, share the touching story of how a North Carolina woman managed to reunite them with their marriage license in time for their 65th wedding anniversary.

August 20 — Jeanine Chestney and Judy Diebold of Saint Joseph Parish in Bellwood and Patti Emigh of the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament reflect on their recent trip to Altoona-Johnstown’s sister diocese of Mandeville, Jamaica.

August 27 — The Very Rev. Jude Brady, OSB, Pastor of Saint Benedict School in Carrolltown; Marie Jorkasky, a veteran teacher at Saint Thomas School in Bedford; and Lauren Ott, a student at Our Lady of Victory School in State College, share their thoughts on the start of the new academic year.


Proclaim!, airs every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on WATM ABC 23, followed by the live broadcast of the Sunday Mass from Saint John Gualbert Cathedral in Johnstown.



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