Bishop Mark with the administration team of Divine Mercy Catholic Academy, a new regional school in the Johnstown area, opening August 29. Click here for more.

Holy Trinity Catholic School, a new regional school in the Altoona area, will open on August 29. Click here for more.

Bishop Mark celebrated his annual outdoor Mass for students entering or returning to college on August 7 at the Our Lady of the Alleghenies Shrine in Loretto.

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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A collaboration among the Diocese and state and county agencies.

Plans are underway for the Catholic Life Conference Day of Prayer.

Two special Masses are planned in commemoration of the 9/11 terror attacks.

A list of priests who were the subject of credible allegations of sexual abuse of minors.

A call to seek new vocations to the priesthood