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Msgr. Michael Becker will be leading a sacred pilgrimage to Rome, Lisbon, Fatima, Lourdes and Paris from June 3 to June 16, 2024. This pilgrimage will include the celebration of daily Mass at each site, with a papal audience in St. Peter’s Square.  In addition to the shrines of Fatima and Lourdes, our pilgrimage will take us to the beautiful Sacred Heart Cathedral in the heart of Paris.

Click on this link for a full itinerary and registration form: 2024 Pilgrimage Brochure and Registration Form

For further information, contact Mr. Jim Roccio, of Festival Travel (814.241.1641), or Msgr. Becker at [email protected]

Director of Liturgical Music

St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Lakemont is seeking applicants for the position of director of liturgical music. The successful applicant for this part-time position must be both musician and facilitator with strong vocal and/or keyboard skills and the ability to lead music and worship confidently, with experience in choral and handbell direction, and must have an understanding of Roman Catholic liturgical music and traditions.

A more extensive job description can be viewed through this link: Director of Liturgical Music Job Description For St. John The Evangelist Church

Applications are to be submitted by mail (309 Lotz Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602) or by email ([email protected]). Deadline for applications is May 10, with the position beginning on July 1.



A Prayer for Peace in Ukraine

O loving and merciful Father, we are Your people, and we are asking for

the prayers of Your Most Holy Mother and the intercession of St. Olga, patroness of Ukraine.

We pray urgently for peace upon the Ukrainian people.

Send your Spirit of wisdom upon our world leaders.

Send your Spirit of compassion upon those who bear arms.

Send your Spirit of healing upon those who are injured.

Send your Spirit of welcome upon those who are killed in this act of war.

Send your Spirit of consolation on those who have lost loved ones.

Send your Spirit of protection on those who have lost their homes.

Send your Spirit of hospitality upon all nations.

Send your Spirit of renewed hope upon your world.

May we live into your vision of a future of justice and peace, through Christ our Lord.




Mass Schedule

Monday : 8:30 AM

Tuesday : 8:30 AM

Wednesday : 6:00 PM

Thursday : 8:30 AM

Friday : 8:30 AM

Saturday : 4:00 PM

Sunday : 8:00 AM, 11:00 AM

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Annual Easter Egg Hunt

Our Annual Easter Egg Hunt is early this year. Join us on Sunday, March 19, after the 11:00 Mass in Father Bailey Hall, the school gym, where the children will be placed into age groups and given instructions for the Egg Hunt. Children 14 and under are welcome to come...

March 19 Brunch

March 19 Brunch

  BRUNCH FOR THE WHOLE BUNCH!  Please join us in Fr. Bailey Hall (gym) after the 11:00 AM Mass on Sunday, March 19 for brunch during our Easter Egg Hunt. Everyone is welcome!  Enjoy a bite to eat while the children hunt for eggs.  Even if you don’t have any...

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