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Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Monsignor Arnold Gaus Remembered for his Priestly Dedication, Service to Others

By Tony DeGol​ Proclaim!​ ​ The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is mourning the passing of a beloved senior priest.​ ​ Monsignor Arnold Gaus passed on March 27 at a Harrisburg...

Benedictine Priest Placed on Leave from Public Ministry

Reverend Ananias Buccicone, OSB, Pastor of Queen of Peace Parish in Patton, has been placed on leave from public ministry following an accusation of...

Individual Who Was Present at Local Mass Tests Positive for COVID-19

An individual who attended Mass recently at a parish in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown has tested positive for COVID-19. The person attended the 5:00 p.m....

Ongoing Response to COVID-19 in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown

The Governor’s Office recently announced the relaxing of some state mandates that have been in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. And the Centers for...

A Message of Hope: Turn to Mary, Undoer of Knots

A Message by Bishop Mark Bartchak What can be more frustrating than having played baseball all afternoon in the rain with friends, and having hit...

Jubilarians Gather for Mass and Fellowship

By Tony DeGol Proclaim! It was a reunion 15 years in the making, and one that chokes up Father Carl Spishak to this day. One afternoon many...

What Did Pope Francis Say?

A Message from Bishop Mark October 23, 2020 What did Pope Francis say? I have been asked that question this week since it has been reported...

Masses Cancelled at Cambria County Parish After Employee Tests Positive for...

Masses at Holy Family Parish in Portage are not being celebrated after a parish employee tested positive for COVID-19. Out of an abundance of caution, all...

A Message from Bishop Mark: Wear a Mask in Church!

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,   Someone recently told me that she could hear the sigh of relief recently as restrictions were lifted that...

Bishop Emeritus Joseph Adamec Passes

The Most Reverend Joseph V. Adamec, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, died unexpectedly on March 20, 2019. He was 83 years old. Bishop...
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