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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Respect Life March Planned in Tyrone

The 33rd annual Respect Life March will be held on January 19 at Noon in Tyrone. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Saint Gregory...

Wine and Food Pairings to Benefit Catholic Charities

Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is bringing back its popular wine and food pairing events – all in an effort to help...

Parish Musician Exudes Gratitude Despite Devastating Fire

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Even a disastrous fire just days before Christmas has not stopped Anastazia Hall from counting her many blessings. In mid-December, a blaze ripped...

Inspiring Musician to Perform at Holy Name Parish

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! A man regarded as a global ambassador of hope is bringing his talent and inspiration to the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Tony Melendez is...

Convocation to Highlight Forgiveness and Returning to the Church

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Who among us does not have family or friends who have strayed from the Catholic Church? Season four of ARISE Together in Christ may...

Local Events Planned to Celebrate Life

Several local observances are planned this month in celebration of the sanctity of human life. The 33rd annual Respect Life March will be held...

Ecumenical Services Planned

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will host one of two annual ecumenical services this year in partnership with our brothers and sisters in the Lutheran...

Bishop Suspends Precious Blood During Flu Season

Bishop Mark L. Bartchak has directed that the Precious Blood not be distributed in any form at Mass beginning the weekend of January 11...

Mount Aloysius Recognized as College of Distinction

Once again, Mount Aloysius College was notified that it earned recognized as a “College of Distinction” for the 2019-2020 academic year.  In addition, the...

Bishop Mark’s Christmas Message

I know someone who is convinced that the greatest invention in the 20th century was the TV remote control. Without leaving his chair, he...
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