Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona–Johnstown

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Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Dioecesis Altunensis-Johnstoniensis
Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona–Johnstown.svg
The coat of arms of the Diocese of Altoona–Johnstown
Location
Country United States
Territory Pennsylvania counties of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clinton, Huntingdon and Somerset
Ecclesiastical province Philadelphia
Statistics
Area 6,674 sq mi (17,290 km2)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2006)
644,307
103,694 (16.1%)
Parishes 97
Information
Denomination Roman Catholic
Rite Roman Rite
Established May 30, 1901 Diocese of Altoona
October 9, 1957 Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
Cathedral Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Co-cathedral Cathedral of Saint John Gualbert
Patron saint Mary, Mother of the Church [1]
Secular priests 131
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Bishop Mark Leonard Bartchak
Bishop of Altoona-Johnstown
Metropolitan Archbishop Charles Joseph Chaput
Archbishop of Philadelphia
Emeritus Bishops Joseph Victor Adamec
Bishop Emeritus of Altoona-Johnstown
Map
Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown map 1.png
Website
ajdiocese.org

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown (Latin: Dioecesis Altunensis-Johnstoniensis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in Pennsylvania. It was established on May 30, 1901 as the Diocese of Altoona; on October 9, 1957 the name changed to the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. It consists of Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clinton, Huntingdon and Somerset Counties. The diocese also sponsors Proclaim!, a weekly Catholic news show, and a weekly live mass from St. John Gaulbert Cathedral in Johnstown.

The seat of the Bishop is in the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

Ordinaries[edit]

The bishops of the diocese have been:

Parishes[edit]

  • All Saints, Boswell
  • Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel, Loretto
  • Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, Altoona
  • Church of the Transfiguration, Conemaugh
  • Good Shepherd, State College
  • Holy Family, Colver
  • Holy Family, Hooversville
  • Holy Name, Ebensburg
  • Holy Rosary, Altoona
  • Holy Spirit, Lock Haven
  • Immaculate Conception, Dudley
  • Immaculate Conception, New Germany
  • Most Holy Trinity, Huntingdon
  • Most Holy Trinity, South Fork
  • Our Lady of Assumption Chapel, Altoona
  • Our Lady of Fatima, Altoona
  • Our Lady of Lourdes, Altoona
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Altoona
  • Our Lady of Victory, State College
  • Our Lady of the Alleghenies, Lilly
  • Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Portage
  • Our Lady Queen of Angels, Central City
  • Our Mother of Sorrows, Johnstown
  • Penn State Catholic Campus Ministry, State College
  • Prince of Peace, Northern Cambria
  • Queen of Archangels, Clarence
  • Queen of Peace, Patton
  • Resurrection, Johnstown
  • Sacred Heart, Altoona
  • Saint Aloysius, Cresson
  • Saint Andrew, Johnstown
  • Saint Anne, Davidsville
  • Saint Anne, Johnstown
  • Saint Anthony of Padua, Windber
  • Saint Augustine, St. Augustine
  • Saint Bartholomew, Wilmore
  • Saint Bernard, Hastings
  • Saint Benedict, Carrolltown
  • Saint Benedict, Geistown
  • Saint Catherine of Siena, Duncansville
  • Saint Catherine of Siena, Mount Union
  • Saint Clare of Assisi, Johnstown
  • Saint Clement, Johnstown
  • Saint Demetrius, Gallitzin
  • Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton, Windber
  • Saint Francis of Assisi, Johnstown
  • Saint Francis Xavier, Cresson
  • St. Gregory, MacDonaldton
  • Saint Joan of Arc, Frugality
  • Saint John, Summerhill
  • Saint John Gualbert Cathedral, Johnstown
  • Saint John the Baptist, New Baltimore
  • Saint John the Evangelist, Altoona
  • Saint John the Evangelist, Bellefonte
  • Saint John the Evangelist, Everett
  • Saint John Vianney, Mundy's Corner
  • Saint Joseph, Bellwood
  • Saint Joseph, Portage
  • Saint Joseph, Renovo
  • Saint Joseph, Williamsburg
  • Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Penns Valley
  • Saint Mark, Altoona
  • Saint Mary (Immaculate Conception), Altoona
  • Saint Mary, Hollidaysburg
  • Saint Mary, Nanty Glo
  • Saint Mary, Pocahontas
  • Saint Mary, Shade Gap
  • Saint Mary Chapel, Snow Shoe
  • Saint Matthew, Tyrone
  • Saint Michael, Hollidaysburg
  • Saint Michael, Johnstown
  • Saint Michael, Saint Michael
  • Saint Michael, West Salisbury
  • Saint Monica, Chest Springs
  • Saint Nicholas, Nicktown
  • Saint Patrick, Johnstown
  • Saint Patrick, Newry
  • Saint Peter, Somerset
  • Saint Rose of Lima, Altoona
  • Saint Stephen, McConnellsburg
  • Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, Altoona
  • Saint Therese of the Child Jesus, Johnstown
  • Saint Thomas, Bedford
  • Saint Thomas Aquinas, Ashville
  • Saint Thomas More, Roaring Spring
  • Saints Cyril & Methodius, Windber
  • Saints Gregory & Barnabas, Johnstown
  • Saints Peter & Paul, Philipsburg
  • Saints Philip & James, Meyersdale
  • Seven Dolors of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Beans Cove
  • Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Johnstown

Schools[edit]

Preschools[edit]

  • All Saints Catholic School, Cresson
  • Altoona Central Catholic School, Altoona
  • Cathedral Catholic Academy, Johnstown
  • Holy Name School, Ebensburg
  • Our Lady of the Sacred Heart School, Portage (also offers Kindergarten)
  • Our Lady of Victory Preschool, State College
  • Saint Aloysius Pre-School, Cresson
  • Saint Andrew School, Johnstown
  • Saint Benedict School, Carrolltown
  • Saint Benedict School, Johnstown
  • Saint Mary's School, Nanty Glo
  • Saint Matthew School, Tyrone
  • Saint Patrick School, Newry
  • Saint Rose of Lima School, Altoona
  • Saint Thomas School, Bedford

Elementary schools[edit]

  • All Saints Catholic School, Cresson
  • Altoona Central Catholic School, Altoona
  • Cathedral Catholic Academy, Johnstown
  • Hollidaysburg Catholic School, Hollidaysburg
  • Holy Name School, Ebensburg
  • Lock Haven Catholic School, Lock Haven
  • Northern Cambria Catholic School, Nicktown
  • Our Lady of Victory Catholic School, State College
  • Saint Andrew School, Johnstown
  • Saint Benedict School, Carrolltown
  • Saint Benedict School, Johnstown
  • Saint Mary's School, Nanty Glo
  • Saint Matthew School, Tyrone
The Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Altoona
Cathedral of Saint John Gualbert
  • Saint Michael School, Loretto
  • Saint Patrick School, Newry
  • Saint Peter School, Somerset
  • Saint Rose of Lima School, Altoona
  • Saint Thomas School, Bedford

Middle schools[edit]

  • All Saints Catholic School, Cresson
  • Cathedral Catholic Academy, Johnstown
  • Hollidaysburg Catholic School, Hollidaysburg
  • Holy Name School, Ebensburg
  • Northern Cambria Catholic School, Nicktown
  • Our Lady of Victory Catholic School, State College
  • Our Mother of Sorrows School, Johnstown
  • Saint Andrew School, Johnstown
  • Saint Benedict School, Carrolltown
  • Saint Benedict School, Johnstown
  • Saint John the Evangelist School
  • Saint John the Evangelist, Bellefonte
  • Saint Mary's School, Nanty Glo
  • Saint Matthew School, Tyrone
  • Saint Michael School, Loretto
  • Saint Patrick School, Newry
  • Saint Rose of Lima School, Altoona

High schools[edit]

Colleges and universities[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°27′13″N 78°23′39″W / 40.45369°N 78.39403°W / 40.45369; -78.39403