O Come, O Come Emmanuel. The Church will observe the season of Advent from November 29 - December 24. Click here for spiritual resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Teens from around the Diocese participated in the bi-annual National Catholic Youth Conference in Indianapolis November 19-21. Bishop Mark joined the students and adult chaperones for the gathering.

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.

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

The Church will celebrate an Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy December 8, 2015 - November 20, 2016. Click here for observances in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.  Click here for USCCB resources.

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Bishop Mark has announced clergy appointments effective November 27.

The weekly vocations Mass is cancelled.

Details regarding the new regional school.

Young Adults are invited to the Spirit and Truth ministry.

The weekly vocations Mass is cancelled.