Bishop Mark ordained two men to the Diocesan Priesthood during a Mass on May 27 at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona.
Father Peter Crowe is a member of Our Lady of Victory Parish in State College. He graduated from Saint Vincent Seminary in Latrobe. Father Jonathan Dickson, a graduate of Saint Mary’s Seminary in Baltimore, is a member of Saint Therese of the Child Jesus Parish in Altoona.
Father Dickson celebrated his first Mass at Saint Therese of the Child Jesus on May 28. Father Crowe celebrated his first Mass at Queen of Peace Parish in Patton on May 28. He will also celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving at Our Lady of Victory on June 3.[Photo (left to right): Father Matthew Reese, Director of Vocations; Father Crowe; Bishop Mark; Father Dickson]