Bishop’s Appointment


The following clergy appointment was announced on September 14, 2023:

FATHER JOHN LYNAM, a priest of the Diocese of Pittsburgh released for pastoral ministry in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, appointed Pastor of Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Altoona, effective immediately. Father Lynam succeeds Monsignor Michael Becker as Pastor of Saint Rose of Lima. Monsignor Becker will continue as Pastor of Saint John the Evangelist Parish in Altoona.