The Church will observe the season of Advent November 30 - December 24.  Click here for Advent resources from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Senior High Youth Conference -- or SHYCON -- was held on October 26. About 1,100 high school students from around the Diocese participated.

The Diocese sponsored a conference regarding the faith formation of children with special needs.  More.

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

The World Meeting of Families will be held in Philadelphia September 22-27, 2015.  More.  Statement by Bishop Mark Bartchak.

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

Front Page Tabs v2

Reserve your copy of a new mystery novel written by Bishop Joseph Adamec.

The Diocesan Office of Religious Education will sponsor an Advent Day of Reflection on December 6.

A Theology on Tap series will be held in Altoona in November.

Vocations Director Father Matthew Reese delivers homilies at parishes throughout the Diocese.