Confirmation Season 2019 to Begin in Diocese


The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will celebrate Confirmation season throughout the Easter season.

Bishop Mark will confirm 762 young people this year during 15 Masses at parishes throughout the diocese.

The first Liturgy is scheduled for April 24 at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona. About 90 teens from various Blair County parishes will receive the Sacrament that night.

The Altoona Cathedral will host four Confirmation Masses this year, and Saint John Gualbert Cathedral in Johnstown will host three. The Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel in Loretto, Our Lady of Victory Parish in State College, and Holy Name Parish in Ebensburg are among the other locations for Confirmation Liturgies.