Bishop Mark celebrated the annual Blue and White Mass on September 13 at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona. The Mass honors emergency response workers such as police officers, firefighters, and medical personnel.

Bishop Mark commissioned Catholic campus ministers during a Mass on September 10 at Saint Francis University. Besides Saint Francis and Mount Aloysius College, the Diocese sponsors campus ministry at Penn State, PSU Altoona, UPJ, Juniata College, and Lock Haven University.

Bishop Mark celebrated a Mass for college students on August 10.  More.

Two candidates for the Permanent Diaconate took another step in their formation.  More.

An hour of prayers for vocations is held every Thursday evening at the Prince Gallitzin Chapel House in Loretto.  More.

Bishop Mark celebrated the first of two Wedding Anniversary Liturgies.  More.

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Bishop Mark will preside at upcoming Eucharistic Adoration opportunities for teens.

The Diocese will sponsor "The Light is On" September 22-24.

A Theology on Tap series will be held in State College.

Internationally recognized author and speaker Matthew Kelly is coming to the Diocese.