Bishop Mark commissioned ministers from college campuses around the Diocese during a Mass at Saint Francis University on September 30.

A certification ceremony was held on October 1 for those completing formation in Lay Ecclesial Ministry, Advanced Ministry Tracks, and Religious Education. Bishop Mark is shown with a group from Saint Rose of Lima Parish in Altoona.

Highmark presented a $47,000 grant to the Diocese's Second Century Scholarship Fund to benefit students in our Catholic schools. Thanks to Sen. John Eichelberger and Rep. John McGinnis for their support. Learn more.

Garvey Manor was featured on the Pennsylvania Cable Network. Click here to view the program.

Bishop Mark recognized educators marking milestone anniversaries, including Deborah Hite and Grace Guaetta of Saint Andrew School.

Bishop Mark celebrated Masses for couples marking milestone wedding anniversaries, including Mark and Margaret Blaisdell of Saint Bartholomew Parish in Wilmore.

Bishop Mark accepted two men as candidates for the Permanent Diaconate during a Mass on Saturday, September 5 at Saint Bernard Parish in Hastings. Pictured (left to right): Christopher Conner, a member of Saint Bernard Parish; Bishop Mark; and John Roth, a member of Most Holy Trinity Parish in Huntingdon.

Proclaim! and the live Mass have moved to WATM ABC 23 on Sunday mornings. Proclaim! airs at 10:30 a.m.; the Mass airs at 11:00 a.m. In most cases, WATM is on channels 12 and 712 on Atlantic Broadband and channels 23 and 805 on Comcast. Check your local TV listings.

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

The Catholic Church will celebrate a Year of Consecrated Life beginning November 30, 2014, and continuing through February 2, 2016.  More.

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World Mission Sunday is on October 18.

A series for adults 40+.

The Christian Meaning of Human Suffering.

The Catholic Life Conference will be held on October 17.

The Christian Meaning of Human Suffering.