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Catholic diocese to host Fortnight for Freedom

June 17, 2016 The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown will join other dioceses around the country in observing a 14-day period of education and prayer for our religious liberty. more »»

Jehovah’s Witnesses hold convention in Johnstown

June 17, 2016 Jehovah’s Witnesses will hold its “Remain Loyal To Jehovah” convention today through Sunday at the Cam­bria County War Memorial Arena in Johnstow. more »»

Spiritual notes

June 17, 2016 Missions golf classic The Altoona Alliance Men will hold its 12th annual Missions Golf Classic today at Iron Masters Country Club. Lunch will be provided at 11:30 a.m., and tee time is at 1 p.. more »»

Mount Aloysius recognized for support of troopsv

June 10, 2016 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College has been recognized for its efforts to support U.S. service men and wome. more »»

The Lord is never out of reach

June 10, 2016 I’m thinking about writing a mystery novel. I even have the title picked out: “The Case of the Missing Meatballs.” It’ll be a little cheesy and a bit spicy … a real pasta, er, page-turner. more »»

Spiritual notes

June 10, 2016 Festival of praise A Festival of Praise will be held at 7 p.m. Monday at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament. more »»

Don’t allow one mistake to ruin all of your good work

June 3, 2016 Just how much power does a mistake have? I’ve been considering the potentially ruinous effects of an egregious misstep along life’s path. more »»

Spiritual notes

June 3, 2016 Community Meal The Faith Baptist Cafe will serve its monthly community meal from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church, 315 40th St. in the Highland Park section of Altoona. more »»

Steele picked to lead church

May 27, 2016 From Mirror staff reports David A. Steele of Martinsburg has been named general secretary-elect of the Church of the Brethren by the denomination’s Mission and Ministry Board. more »»

Hicks UMC reschedules its festival

May 27, 2016 Due to last week’s bad weather, Hicks United Methodist Church, 1211 Third Ave., Duncans­ville, will hold its Spring Festival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Don’t rob yourself of peace

May 27, 2016 Quick question: When is the last time you were robbed? Oh, I know you’re probably thinking to yourself, “What’s that woman talking about? I’ve never been robbed!” Sorry, but I beg to differ. more »»

Spiritual Notes

May 27, 2016 Outdoor Masses A summer tradition is returning in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Outdoor Masses will be celebrated every Sunday night at 7 p.m. at the Our Lady of the Alleghenies Shrine in Loretto. more »»

Saint Francis accepting applications for its health ministry program

May 20, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis University is accepting applications to the Academy for Leadership in Community Based Health Ministry program. more »»

Spiritual Notes

May 20, 2016 Luncheons Providence Presbyterian Church, 2401 Broad Ave., will hold a free community luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. more »»

God is only a prayer away

May 20, 2016 ‘To go or not to go; that is the question.” In case that sentence sounds familiar, it’s because I started a column with the same words a few weeks ago. more »»

Spiritual notes

May 13, 2016 Pentecost St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 806 13th St., will celebrate the Day of Pentecost at 8 a.m. Sunday with a spoken Eucharist, and at 10:15 a.m. with a sung Eucharist. more »»

Puerto Rico church strips teachers’ pensions

May 13, 2016 SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — After 36 years teaching English at a Roman Catholic school near Puerto Rico’s capital, Norma Cardoza planned to retire with a modest pension she trusted she would get from... more »»

From Cold War coverage to poetry

May 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Skeptics would call it coincidence, but Pavel Chichikov believes when he made a desperate plea to the Blessed Virgin Mary he heard the answer to his prayer outside a Moscow subway. more »»

tales from the front pew

May 13, 2016 You know what really bugs me? Bugs. In fact, they bug me so much that whenever that Microsoft commercial with the two “bug ladies” comes on, I change the TV channe. more »»

Couple rediscovers faith, starts church

May 13, 2016 BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Battle Creek couple Stephanie and Pastor John Boyd understand how it feels to lose and rediscover faith. more »»

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