Family Life Office to Sponsor Prayer and Fellowship for Widows and Widowers


A special invitation to all widows and widowers.

The Family Life Office of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is once again sponsoring a day of prayer and fellowship for those who have lost a spouse on Wednesday, May 8.

Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Parish, 1640 New Germany Road, Summerhill. All deceased spouses will be mentioned and remembered at the Liturgy. Guests are invited to provide the name of the deceased spouse when they register for the observance.

A luncheon will follow the Mass in Marian Hall at the parish. If reservations exceed the capacity of the hall, the luncheon will be held at The Grove Hall across from the church.

Reservations are required by Wednesday, May 1. Contact the Family Life Office by phone at (814) 886-5551 or by e-mail at

A suggested $5 donation can be offered on the day of the event.