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Friday, May 24, 2019

Mandated Reporter Training

The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown Office of Children and Youth Protection will sponsor Mandatory Reporter Training on June 1. MORE

Some Thoughts Concerning New Norms Issued by Pope Francis for Sexual...

By The Most Rev. Mark L. Bartchak Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown This past Friday, May 10, 2019, Pope Francis issued new rules for reporting abuse of minors...

Six Diocesan Priests Mark 60th Anniversary of Ordination

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Six priests of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown are marking the 60th anniversary of their ordination this month. Reverend Sylvester J. Bendzella, 86, is...

Benedictine Marks 65th Anniversary of Ordination

Father Noel H. Rothrauff, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey and a native of Wilkinsburg, is celebrating the 65th anniversary of his ordination...

CCW Plans Annual Golf Tournament

The Carmelite Community of the Word sisters will hold the 15th Annual Golf Tournament on June 7 at Scotch Valley Country Club.  This event...

OLV School Family Celebrates the Success of the Jared Box Project

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! Acts of love can come in forms such as a prayer, a hug, or a kind word. Once again this year, the Our...

Vocations Director Offers Special Message for World Day of Prayer for...

Column By Father Matthew Reese Diocesan Director of Vocations The World Day of Prayer for Vocations is Sunday, May 12, 2019. The theme that Pope Francis...

Bishop to Ordain Two Men to Permanent Diaconate

Bishop Mark will ordain two men to the Permanent Diaconate on June 1 at 10:00 a.m. at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in...

Johnstown Catholic Schools Announce Leadership Team

The Bishop McCort Catholic High School Board of Trustees and the Divine Mercy Catholic Academy (DMCA) Board of Directors today announced the selection of...

Men’s and Women’s Cursillo Weekends

The Men’s Cursillo Weekend #123 and Women’s Cursillo Weekend #124 were recently held at Mount Saint Ann’s Retreat Center in Ebensburg. The participants spent...
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