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JOHNSTOWN, PA —  [Diocesan Chancery]   Registration is now open ONLINE for the Annual Diocesan Altar Boy Retreat which will take place from Sunday, June 25th to Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at Christ the Saviour Seminary and Cathedral in Johnstown, PA. 

This year’s theme is the “The Mother of God..let us magnify her in song.” The participants will be learning about the Feast Days of the Mother of God and also the traditional Plain Chant hymns that accompany each Feast.

The young men will also travel to St. Nicholas Church in Homestead, PA on Tuesday for dinner on their way to PNC Park, where they will see the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the Tampa Bay Rays!

Electronic registration is strongly encouraged this year as the Diocese is moving all events to a common registration process. You may use the button below to electronically register. Click Here to learn more and register now.

All parishes of the Diocese are urged to underwrite the $100.00 participation fee for their altar boys  in recognition of  their service to their parishes.

Questions about the event may be directed to Fr.  David Cochran at or by calling 203-385-1020.