Dozens of sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students from around the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown enjoyed faith and fun at the annual Junior High Youth Day on March 18. Sponsored by the Diocesan Office of Youth Ministry, the them was “What Would Jesus Do? What Would You Do?”
APeX Ministries was the featured presenter. Brad Farmer and Gene Monterastelli engaged the students in what they call “Christian Vaudeville,” which includes storytelling, juggling, and more.
Bishop Mark celebrated Mass for the students. He and other priests also offered the Sacrament of Reconciliation.