Outdoor Mass for Married Couples
Bishop Mark invites all married couples and their families to the annual Outdoor Mass for Married Couples on July 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Our Lady of the Alleghenies Shrine in Loretto. During the Liturgy, husbands and wives will have the opportunity to renew their commitment to each other. Join us as we celebrate marriage on a beautiful summer evening in Loretto!
Diocesan Happenings
Wedding Anniversary Liturgies
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the diocese's Wedding Anniversary Liturgies. Married couples celebrating milestone wedding anniversaries this year are invited to register for one of two special Masses. MORE
ARISE Together in Christ
Small group faith sharing sessions begin this fall. Recently, Bishop Mark offered a vision for the Diocesan renewal initiative. Watch the video on the left for some of his comments. Visit the ARISE section on the website for more information.
Camp Zacchaeus 2018
Preparations are underway for Camp Zacchaeus, the diocesan summer camp for students entering grades 4-9. Sessions will be held the weeks of July 22 and July 29. Camp Director Francine Swope previews Camp Z in the video on the right. 
In his recent column in The Catholic Register, Vocations Director Father Matthew Reese discussed the benefits of Adoration and Perpetual Adoration Chapels in discerning a vocation. Watch the video on the left for his thoughts, and click here to read his Vocation View columns.
Thank you for reading this edition of E-vangelist.  For more Diocesan news, please read The Catholic Register and watch Proclaim! every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. on WATM ABC 23 followed by the live Mass from Saint John Gualbert Cathedral in Johnstown.

May you continue to have a blessed summer!

Tony DeGol 
Secretary for Communications
Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown
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