Sixth Sunday of Easter, May 17: No public Mass as per our Bishop’s Covid19 Directive. Please pray for the spiritual and financial welfare of the parish and all the world as well as for the continued health & healing of Father Andrew.
Religious Education (CCD): Classes have been suspended until further notice due to Corona Virus emergancy. If you are new to the parish and need to register your child or if you have any Religious Education questions, please call Karen Whited at 322-4970.
DeVine Wine Fest Canceled: DeVine Wine Fest was to be a new fundraiser for our parish. This event was in the planning stages, scheduled for May 16,2020, but it has now been canceled for 2020.
Ignite Your Faith for Christ’s Mission, 2020 Catholic Ministries Drive: Happening now through December 31, 2020. You may make an online gift at www.dioceseaj.org/giving. It is easy, and you will receive an immediate receipt. Thank you for supporting these vital ministries with sacrificial gifts of prayer and treasure.
RCIA: The RCIA program guides adults into the Catholic Faith. This process is ideal for the person who has not been baptized, has been baptized in other denominations, or is currently a Catholic who is seeking the sacrament of the Holy Eucharist or Confirmation or both. Please contact Deacon Buige for further information about our Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults Program.
Diocese’s New On-Line E-Newspaper: We encourage you to sign up to receive the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown’s new on-line newspaper called: Proclaim! The Good News of Altoona-Johnstown. The newsletter offers current news, information, and commentary from our diocese. It includes happenings at local parishes and schools. To sign-up, please go to: proclaim.dioceseaj.org. There you will find a form to sign up for regular e-mail updates which will be delivered to your inbox.
General Committee for Fundraisers: At the recent combined Finance & Parish Councils meeting, it was decided to form a committee to help with fundraisers for the parish. Committee members will gather suggestions from parishioners, and also seek volunteers to assist with various fundraising projects. Please help us by giving our committee members your suggestions for the finances of our parish. Members of the committee are:
Lynn Birk 322-4102
Stan Fisher 322-4415
Eugene Gorman 322-4850
Doreen Svencer 241-9317
Our Former Pastors: Father Andrew Stanko and Father Paul Robine are both residents now at Garvey Manor in Altoona. The address, if you should wish to send a greeting or card, is: Garvey Manor, 1037 S. Logan Blvd., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648.