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Saturday, September 25, 2021

Bishop, Diocese Committed to Safety as Mass Obligation Returns

As previously announced, the obligation to attend Sunday and Holy Day Masses will be restored in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown on the weekend of...

Discalced Carmelite Nuns to Pray Novena, Invite Faithful to Benediction

The eighth Novena of 2021 to Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint Therese (the Little Flower) offered by the Discalced Carmelite Nuns of...

PA Catholic Bishops Prioritize Safety as Mass Obligation Resumes

Jesus commanded his followers to care for the sick and to bring physical and spiritual healing to everyone. In that spirit, the Catholic bishops...

Bishop’s Appointments & Announcements

REVEREND MICHAEL GABLER, OSB, appointed Pastor of Saint Benedict Parish in Carrolltown, effective July 11, 2021. 

New Perpetual Adoration Chapel Taking Shape at Johnstown Parish

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! At 90 years young, Bob Christian is spry, charming, and devoted to the Catholic faith. “My faith to me means everything,” he insisted....

Marriage Should Mirror Christ’s Love and Care, Bishop Says

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Throughout 41 years of marriage, Barry Cooper has surely given his wife, Mickie, some incredible presents. Mickie, however, gave Barry a gift that...

Seminarian’s Trust in God Leads Him to Pivotal Moment in Vocation...

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Justin Treon seems to have figured out the secret to living the life to which the Lord calls us. “It all starts with...

Prospective Deacons and Wives Invited to Special Evening to Explore Ministry

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Deacon Michael Russo is sure glad he listened to his wife. As someone who dreads seeing blood, he struggled mightily with pastoral visits...

Anticipation Builds for Special Year of Saint Joseph Events

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Jeanne Thompson has been looking forward to August 1st for a while. “I am so excited because it is not just a Mass,...

Historical Marker Commemorates Sisters of Saint Joseph Legacy in Altoona-Johnstown

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! On a beautiful summer day in Gallitzin recently, Sister Sharon Costello, CSJ, remarked that her community – the Sisters of Saint Joseph...
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