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Communal Penance Services

Communal Penance Services

During the season of Advent, Catholics are encouraged to seek God’s healing and forgiveness through the Sacrament of Reconciliation. The following is a schedule of Communal Penance Services at various parishes throughout the Diocese. Please consult individual parishes for other Reconciliation opportunities leading up to Christmas.

December 3
3:00 p.m. – Holy Spirit Parish, Lock Haven
4:00 p.m. – Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Altoona
4:00 p.m. – Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish, Bedford
5:00 p.m. – Saint Joseph Parish, Bellwood

December 4
6:30 p.m. – Holy Rosary Parish, Altoona

December 5
6:00 p.m. – Saint Stephen Parish, McConnellsburg

December 6
6:30 p.m. – Saint Joseph Parish, Renovo

December 10
1:30 p.m. – Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown
2:00 p.m. – Saint Bernard Parish, Hastings

December 11
7:00 p.m. – All Saints Parish, Boswell
7:00 p.m. – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Altoona
7:00 p.m. – Prince of Peace Parish, Northern Cambria
7:00 p.m. – Saint Matthew Parish, Tyrone
7:00 p.m. – Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish, Ashville

December 12
6:30 p.m. – Church of the Transfiguration, Conemaugh
7:00 p.m. – Good Shepherd Parish, Port Matilda
7:00 p.m. – Queen of Peace Parish, Patton

December 13
7:00 p.m. – Queen of Archangels Parish, Clarence
7:00 p.m. – Saint Clement Parish, Johnstown
7:00 p.m. – Saint Nicholas Parish, Nicktown

December 14
5:30 p.m. – Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Altoona
7:00 p.m. – Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, Loretto
7:00 p.m. – Most Holy Trinity Parish, Huntingdon
7:00 p.m. – Saint Benedict Parish, Carrolltown
7:00 p.m. – Saint Patrick Parish, Johnstown

December 16
10:00 a.m. – Saint Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, Altoona

December 17
2:00 p.m. – Holy Name Parish, Ebensburg
2:00 p.m. – Our Lady of Victory Parish, State College
4:00 p.m. – Saint Mary Parish, Hollidaysburg
5:00 p.m. – Saint Benedict Parish, Johnstown

December 18
6:30 p.m. – Saint Francis of Assisi Parish, Johnstown
5:30 p.m. – Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish, Johnstown
7:00 p.m. – Our Lady of the Alleghenies Parish, Lilly
7:00 p.m. – Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Altoona

December 19
6:30 p.m. – Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Johnstown

December 20
6:30 p.m. – Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona
7:00 p.m. – Saint Demetrius Parish, Gallitzin
7:00 p.m. – Immaculate Conception Parish, Dudley

December 21
5:30 p.m. – Sacred Heart Parish, Altoona
7:00 p.m. – Saints Peter & Paul Parish, Philipsburg

December 22
7:00 p.m. – Saint Aloysius Parish, Cresson

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