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First Holy Communion 2024 Photo Gallery

Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, Loretto

Left to right (front row): Sophia Yahner, Lydia Kos, Rachel Kolarcyzk, Cami Eckenrode, Blake Strittmatter, Emmie Shaffer, Mia Hanlon
Left to right (second row): Mrs. Emily George – Teacher, Ezra McNabb, Dylan Kearney, Carter Eckenrode, Grant Cole, Gavin Biter, Kamden Stager, Ace Nelson, Ms. Celeste Stolz, DRE
Left to right (back row): Mrs. Jessica Mento -Teacher, Jack Mazzarese, Thomas Owens, Roman Dziabo, Jase Holmberg, Jase Mackovyak, Jaxson Eckenrode, Very Rev. John D. Byrnes

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona

Good Shepherd Parish, Port Matilda

Holy Family Parish, Portage

Most Holy Trinity Parish, South Fork

Shannon Patalune (left) and Raegan Strenko received the sacrament of First Holy Communion on Sunday, May 5, 2024, at Most Holy Trinity Church in South Fork

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Altoona

1st row, left to right: Madison Thomas, Elliot Mentzer, Ava Fiore, Francesca Genovese, Adeline Miles, Joelle Weyandt
2nd row, left to right: Lillian Perretta, Giovanni Perretta, Colton Pacifico, Lavinia Marasco, Connor Baughman, Audrey Bickel
3rd row, left to right: Mrs. Samantha Pope [Director of Religious Education],  Very Rev. Fr. Frank Scornaienchi, T.O.R. [Pastor], Rev. Fr. Patrick Corrigan, T.O.R. [Parochial Vicar]

Our Lady of the Alleghenies Parish, Lilly

Left to right:  Joy Eckenrode (First Communion Teacher), Avery Jones, Callen George, Fr. Matthew Reese (Pastor)

Our Lady of Victory, State College

Queen of Archangels Parish, Clarence

Pictured left to right: Parker Lee Murray, Charlotte Lynn Murray, and Bryson Dylan Urbanick [Not pictured is Jennifer Murray (Coordinator)]

Ressurection Parish, Johnstown

Sacred Heart Parish, Altoona

The group photo, from left to right: Benjamin Haraburda, Elliott Dalansky, Very Rev. Lubomir Strecok, Nolan Carney and Benjamin Link.

The May crowning photo is of Benjamin Link.

Saint Andrew Parish, Johnstown

Saint Anne Parish, Davidsville

Saint Bartholomew Parish, Wilmore

Left to right: Top Row – Diana Frantz, DRE, Father Joseph Nale, Pastor, and Deacon Rick Golden. Bottom Row- Ethan Weaver, Jase Mackovyak, Lydia Sayne, and Bradley Mackel.

Saint Benedict Parish, Johnstown

Front row (left-right) Olivia DelSignore, Zoe Eckenrode, Lakyn Wadley, Emelyn Cobaugh, Sadie Weaver
Row 2: George Tatarko, Gavin Czyrnik, Broderic Paros, Sophie Lick, Madeline Lanciano, James Roccio, Geno Martella
Row 3: Duncan Grimminger, Samuel Basile, Jordan Skowron, Rosalie Bassett, Zachary Andersen
Row 4: Maverick Magro, Colsen Day, Noah Moschgat, Back row: Mrs. Kayla Cobaugh, Catechist, Father David Peles, Pastor, and Mrs. Michelle Robatin, Catechist and Sacramental Preparations Director. 
Absent from the photo are: Father Antony Sudherson HGN, and Deacon Michael Russo.

Saint Clare of Assisi Parish, Johnstown

Saint Demetrius Parish, Gallitzin

Back row (left to right): Brandon Peters – DRE, Cameron Peters, Breann Cummings, Zachary Zumer, Madison Lynch, Michelle Mentzer – Catechist, Father Albert Ledoux – Pastor
Front row (left to right): Alyse Wessel, Noah Smith, Emma Toth

Saint John Gualbert Parish, Johnstown

Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Altoona

Left to right: Monsignor Michael Becker, William Davis, Theresa Trieu, Linh Huynh, Porter Schraff and Deacon Gene Neral

Saint John the Evangelist Parish, Bellefonte

Saint John Vianney Parish, Mundy's Corner

Saint Patrick Parish, Johnstown

Saint Mary Parish, Altoona

Left to right: Owen Zeak, Father Lubomir, Grace Burgmeier.

Saint Mary Parish, Nanty Glo

Left to right front row: Wyatt Millward, Camilla Cortese, Makenzie Wood, Jackson Oldham, and Ryker Williamson 
Left to right back row: Debbie Snedden, Second Grade Instructor; Father Leonard Voytek, Pastor; Chrissy Agagliati, Religious Education Coordinator

Saint Therese Parish, Johnstown

Left to right: Max Volocko, Ben Subich & Olivia Steel  with Father Bernard Karmanocky O.F.M.

Saint Thomas Aquinas Parish, Ashville

Saints Gregory and Barnabas Parish, Johnstown

Left to right – back row:  Peyton Wess, Rev. Callistus I. Elue, Pastor, Cameron Rhoades left to right – front row: Reese Haynal, Paige Rhoades and Harper Bair
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