The Bishop has directed that parishes may resume many regular activities beginning on Memorial Day. However, masking requirements remain in place for Masses and other indoor activities.
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“The approval of Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for use in the United States again raises questions about the moral permissibility of using vaccines developed, tested, and/or produced with the help of abortion-derived cell lines."
Rite of Election and Confirmation to be celebrated at parishes, rather than regionally.
Answers to Key Ethical Questions About COVID-19 Vaccines
Bishop Mark Joins Other U.S. Bishops in Clarifying Vaccine Confusion
"Masks are not optional when you come to church," said Bishop Mark.
Wear a Mask in Church!
Some Thoughts Concerning Sunday Mass Obligation.
The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown has released a financial summary of the costs related to clergy sexual abuse.