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Bishop Mark L. Bartchak celebrates the Sacrament of Confirmation throughout the Diocese every year during the Easter season. The following is the 2020 schedule of Confirmation Masses.

1.  Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona
116 Candidates

Our Lady of Lourdes, Altoona – 5
Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Altoona – 18
Sacred Heart, Altoona – 14
Saint Mary, Altoona – 11
Saint Rose of Lima, Altoona – 31
Saint John the Evangelist, Altoona – 17
Saint Joseph, Bellwood – 11
Saint Matthew, Tyrone – 9

2.  Thursday, April 16, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown
43 Candidates

Saint Clare of Assisi, Johnstown – 0
Saints Gregory and Barnabas, Johnstown – 4
Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown – 9
Immaculate Conception, New Germany – 6
Saint Michael, Saint Michael – 14
Most Holy Trinity, South Fork – 5
Saint John the Baptist, Summerhill -2
Saint Bartholomew, Wilmore – 3

3.   Sunday, April 19, 2020, 4:00 p.m.
Saint Peter, Somerset
30 Candidates

Saint Gregory, MacDonaldton – 0
Saints Philip and James, Meyersdale – 4
Saint John the Baptist, New Baltimore – 7
Our Lady Queen of Angels, Central City – 3
Saint Mary, Pocahontas –
Saint Peter, Somerset – 11
Saint Michael, West Salisbury – 4
Saint John the Evangelist, Everett – 1
Saint Anne, Davidsville – 2
All Saints, Boswell – 5
Holy Family, Hooversville – 3

4.  Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona
67 Candidates

Immaculate Conception, Dudley – 0
Saint Stephen, McConnellsburg – 2
Saint Catherine of Siena, Duncansville – 5
Saint Mary, Hollidaysburg – 12
Saint Michael, Hollidaysburg – 18
Most Holy Trinity, Huntingdon – 7
Saint Catherine of Siena, Mount Union – 2
Saint Patrick, Newry – 16
Saint Mary, Orbisonia – 1
Saint Thomas More, Roaring Spring – 0
Saint Joseph, Williamsburg – 4

5.  Wednesday, April 22, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Saint John the Evangelist, Bellefonte
40 Candidates

Saint John the Evangelist, Bellefonte – 30
Saint Kateri, Penns Valley – 3
Queen of Archangels, Clarence – 6

6.  Thursday, April 23, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona
81 Candidates

Saint Benedict – Carrolltown – 20
Saint Aloysius, Cresson – 12
Saint Francis Xavier, Cresson – 12
Saint Bernard, Hastings – 7
Saint Nicholas, Nicktown – 20
Queen of Peace, Patton – 0
Prince of Peace, Northern Cambria – 10

7.  Sunday, April 26, 2020, 3:00 p.m.
Our Lady of Victory, State College
69 Candidates

Good Shepherd, State College – 25
Our Lady of Victory, State College – 44

8.  Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Holy Name, Ebensburg
51 Candidates

Holy Name, Ebensburg – 43
Holy Family, Colver – 0
Saint John Vianney, Mundys Corner – 4
Saint Mary, Nanty Glo – 4

9.  Wednesday, April 29, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, Loretto
70 Candidates

Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, Loretto – 31
Holy Family, Portage – 14
Saint Thomas Aquinas, Ashville – 11
Saint Monica, Chest Springs – 7
Saint Augustine, Dysart – 6
Saint Joan of Arc, Frugality – 1

10.  Thursday, April 30, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown
40 Candidates

Saint Clement, Johnstown – 15
Our Mother of Sorrows, Johnstown – 25
Saint Michael, Johnstown – 0

11.  Saturday, May 2, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
Holy Spirit, Lock Haven
11 Candidates

Holy Spirit, Lock Haven – 8
Saint Joseph, Renovo – 3

12.  Sunday, May 3, 2020, 2:00 p.m.
Saint Benedict, Johnstown
28 Candidates

Saint Benedict, Johnstown – 25
Saint Patrick, Johnstown – 2
Saint Anne, Johnstown – 1

13.  Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona
73 Candidates

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona – 15
Holy Rosary, Altoona – 4
Our Lady of Fatima, Altoona – 0
Saint Mark, Altoona – 6
Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, Altoona – 9
Saint Thomas the Apostle, Bedford – 7
Our Lady of the Alleghenies, Lilly – 14
Saints Peter and Paul, Philipsburg – 9
Saint Demetrius, Gallitzin, 9
Seven Dolors of the BVM, Clearville – 2

14.  Thursday, May 7, 2020, 7:00 p.m.
Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown
28 Candidates

Transfiguration, Conemaugh – 3
Saint Andrew, Johnstown – 13
Saint Francis of Assisi, Johnstown – 2
Saint Therese, Johnstown – 2
Resurrection, Johnstown – 4
Visitation, Johnstown – 4

15.  Thursday, May 14, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Windber
10 Candidates

Saint Anthony of Padua, Windber – 4
Saints Cyril and Methodius, Windber – 3
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Windber – 3

TOTAL NUMBER OF CANDIDATES FOR 2020:   750

 

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