Daily Readings for Sunday, March 29, 2020

Daily Reading for Sunday March 29, 2020 Reading 1, Ezekiel 37:12-14Responsorial Psalm, Psalms 130:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8Gospel, John 11:1-45Reading 2, Romans 8:8-11 Reading 1, Ezekiel 37:12-14 12 So, prophesy. Say to them, “The Lord Yahweh says this: I am now going...

Liturgical Directives

The following directives were communicated to the clergy of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown on March 17, 2020. The directives remain in effect until further notice. If questions arise concerning the impact of these directives, please contact your pastor for further...

Holy Week Directives

With public Masses and other liturgical gatherings suspended at least through Holy Week and Easter, Bishop Mark is inviting the faithful to watch the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown weekly television Mass on Passion (Palm) Sunday and Easter Sunday at 11:00 a.m. on WATM...
A Message of Hope- Fr. Mark Pattock, OFM Cap “In this time of social distancing, of hunkering down, take care to allow for a slowing down, to deeper prayer. Reinstitute the family recitation of the Rosary. The family that prays together stays together. Now is a privileged time to sink deeply into love, prayer, sacrifice, and mercy. Let your relationship deepen and know the tender love of God. Jesus in my heart, I believe in your tender love for me.”