Parishes Announce Spiritual Renewal Opportunities During Lent

Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, Loretto
Annual Lenten Mission of Our Lady of Loretto – March 19-23
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, AltoonaEvening Prayer and Benediction – Sundays @ 6:30 PM

Holy Name Parish, Ebensburg
Parish Mission with Father Vincent Lampert, Exorcist for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis March 13 and 14 at 7:00 p.m.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Altoona
Anointing of the Sick Masses March 1 at 12:05 PM and March 7 at 7:00 PM
Our Mother of Sorrows Parish, Johnstown• Soup, Salad, Speaker – February 24/March 10/March 24 @ 6:30 PM
     • Short talk on the Real Presence of the Eucharist in the church     • Soup and social after talk in the parish hall     • No charge
• Nights of Reconciliation – March 20/March 21, 6:00-7:30 PM
Queen of Peace Parish, Patton
Fat Tuesday Dinner – 4:00-7:00 PM (Eat-In or Take-Out)
Sacred Heart Parish, Altoona
Novena in Honor of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
     • March 20 through March 28
     • Opening Mass celebrated by Bishop Mark on March 20 @ 7:00 PM
     • 7:45 AM Mass, 11:30 AM Mass, and 7:00 PM Mass each day
     • 10:45 AM and 6:30 PM Confessions each day
Saint Andrew Parish, Johnstown
Annual Novena to the Infant of Prague, March 12-20. Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament 6-7pm, Mass and Devotions 7pm. Confessions available afterwards. Religious Items available for sale before and after Masses.
Saint Benedict Parish, Johnstown
• Divine Mercy Catholic Academy Penance Service – March 21, 9:30 AM @ East Campus• Via Dolorosa Mission – March 5 @ 3:00 PM
• Shroud of Turin Mission – March 12 @ 3:00 PM• Passion of the Christ Mission – March 10 @ 3:00 PM
Saint Francis Xavier Parish, Cresson

Divine Mercy Novena – April 7-April 15

Saint John Vianney Parish, Mundy’s Corner
Lenten Prayer and Share with Sister Karen Gruseck, C.C.W., Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 PM — Register with Sister Karen by February 20 –

Saint Joseph Parish in Bellwood
A Lenten class “No Greater Love: A Biblical Walk Through Christ’s Passion,” with a video presentation by Dr. Edward Sri and Sister Linda LaMagna, CCW, facilitating, will be held on the Fridays of Lent beginning on February 24 at Saint Joseph Parish in Bellwood following Stations of the Cross. Stations will be prayed at 6:00 p.m.; the class will happen in the social hall from 6:30-8:00 p.m. All are welcome.

Saint Mary Parish, Nanty-Glo
• Holy Hour – Thursdays, 7:30-8:25 AM
• Hour of Healing in Darkness Before the Blessed Sacrament – March 5 @ 7:00 PM
Saints Cyril and Methodius Parish, Windber
Eucharistic Adoration – Fridays after 9:00 AM Mass