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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 upcoming Communal Penance Services at various parishes throughout the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Please consult individual parishes for other Reconciliation opportunities leading up to Christmas.

NOVEMBER 29
6:00 p.m. – Saint Anthony of Padua Parish, Windber

DECEMBER 2
3:00 p.m. – Holy Spirit Parish, Lock Haven (Saint Agnes Worship Site)
4:00 p.m. – Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Altoona
5:00 p.m. – Saint Joseph Parish, Bellwood
5:30 p.m. – Holy Rosary Parish, Altoona

DECEMBER 5
6:30 p.m. – Saint Joseph Parish, Renovo

DECEMBER 9
1:30 p.m. – Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown
4:00 p.m. – Saint Thomas the Apostle Parish, Bedford
7:00 p.m. – Saint John the Baptist Parish, New Baltimore

DECEMBER 10
7:00 p.m. – Holy Family Parish, Portage
7:00 p.m. – Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Altoona

DECEMBER 11
6:30 p.m. – Transfiguration Parish, Conemaugh
7:00 p.m. – Our Lady of the Alleghenies Parish, Lilly

DECEMBER 12
7:00 p.m. – All Saints Parish, Boswell
7:00 p.m. – Saint Augustine Parish, St. Augustine

DECEMBER 13
5:30 p.m. – Our Lady of Lourdes Parish, Altoona
6:00 p.m. – Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Windber
7:00 p.m. – Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, Loretto
7:00 p.m. – Queen of Archangels Parish, Clarence
7:00 p.m. – Saint Patrick Parish, Johnstown

DECEMBER 15
10:00 a.m. – Saint Therese of the Child Jesus Parish, Altoona

DECEMBER 16
2:00 p.m. – Holy Name Parish, Ebensburg
4:00 p.m. – Saint Mary Parish, Hollidaysburg
5:00 p.m. – Saint Benedict Parish, Johnstown

DECEMBER 17
6:00 p.m. – Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Johnstown
6:30 p.m. – Resurrection Parish, Johnstown
7:00 p.m. – Saint Matthew Parish, Tyrone
7:00 p.m. – Saint Monica Parish, Chest Springs
7:00 p.m. – Saint Rose of Lima Parish, Altoona

DECEMBER 18
6:30 p.m. – Saint Mary Parish, Nanty Glo
6:30 p.m. – Saint Stephen Parish, McConnellsburg

DECEMBER 19
6:30 p.m. – Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona
7:00 p.m. – Immaculate Conception Parish, Dudley
7:00 p.m. – Saint Nicholas Parish, Nicktown

DECEMBER 20
5:30 p.m. – Sacred Heart Parish, Altoona
7:00 p.m. – Saint Benedict Parish, Carrolltown
7:00 p.m. – Saints Peter & Paul Parish, Philipsburg

December 23
2:00 p.m. – Saint Andrew Parish, Johnstown

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