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A Special Message from Bishop Mark

Young people in our diocese have frequently heard me tell them that the foundational principle of Catholic social teaching is the following: Every human person is made in the image and likeness of God. Period. It’s in the Sacred Scriptures … Continue reading

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The Bellwood-Antis Council of Churches 2020-2021 Scholarship Eligibility Considerations: As in the past, the Council agreed to award the eligibility for the scholarship to those who are presently enrolled in an accredited undergraduate program and are presently in their second … Continue reading

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PREPARATIONS FOR REOPENING SAINT JOSEPH CHURCH WITH THE CELEBRATION OF MASS

PREPARATIONS FOR REOPENING SAINT JOSEPH CHURCH WITH THE CELEBRATION OF MASS We need your help!!! Fr. Jozef has announced that our Church will be opening its door for Mass once again beginning June 13 and 14.  We first want to … Continue reading

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REOPENING OF PUBLIC CONFESSION, MASS, HOLY COMMUNION, AND THE CELEBRATION OF FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

DISTRIBUTION OF HOLY COMMUNION AND PUBLIC CELEBRATION OF MASS The Distribution of Holy Communion and public Celebration of Mass will begin June 13, at 4:00 PM, and June 14, at 8:00 AM. The number of persons permitted to attend Mass … Continue reading

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MEMORIAL DAY PRAYER

Good and gracious Lord, you destroy war and put down earthly pride, you banish violence from our midst and wipe away our tears. On this Memorial Day, we humbly pray to you God of power and mercy for those men and women who courageously laid … Continue reading

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HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY

HAPPY  MEMORIAL  DAY to all of you. As a special gift you are invited to stop at our church and pick up a music sheet with the most popular patriotic songs and their history.  You can also watch on our parish Facebook … Continue reading

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Bishop Mark has announced dates to resume the Sacrament of Reconciliation, the distribution of Holy Communion and the public celebration of Mass in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown.

According to the Bishop’s directives, issued on May 20, 2020, priests may resume the public celebration of Reconciliation beginning on May 23, 2020. The Distribution of Holy Communion to the faithful may begin on June 1, 2020, while continuing the … Continue reading

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Second Sunday of Easter – Divine Mercy Sunday

HAPPY EASTER! In the joy and hope of Easter, may the blessings of this most joyous season, especially the peace and love of the Risen Christ, live forever in your hearts and the light of His resurrection always guide all … Continue reading

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