Altoona-Johnstown Diocese Campus Ministries
A combined Youth and Campus Ministry is new here in the Altoona-JohnstownDiocese. Since 1995 the services and programs that the diocese offers toyouth (junior high, senior high, and college students) have expanded. 

Currently the diocese supports Campus Ministry on the following campuses: 
 Penn State University 
 Altoona Campus       949-5000,   FAX 942-1873
 3000 Ivyside Park, Altoona 16601 
 Rev. James B. Coveney

 Mount Aloysius College      886-4131,  FAX  886-2978
 7373 Admiral Peary Highway (16630) 
 Rev. John J. Slovikovski, Chaplain    email: 
Sister Benedict J. Watters, R.S.M. 

 Juniata College       643-4310 
 17th & Moore Street (16652) 
 Rev. David J. Arsenault

 University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown    269-2007,  FAX 269-7128 
 450 Schoolhouse Road (15904) 
 Rev. David R. Rizzo
 Sr. Corinne Kirsch, CSJ 

Lock Haven
 Lock Haven University   (540)748-8592 ,   FAX  (540) 748-8592
 445 West Main Street (17745) 
 Rev. Daniel O'Neill 
 Jeff and Carol Schaffer



 St. Francis College      472-7000,  FAX 472-3299
 Loretto,  15904 

       Web Site:

Dorothy Day Center          472-3337
  P.O. Box  600
  Loretto,  PA  15940

      205C Eisenhower Chapel             Fax: 814-863-7251
      University Park, PA  16802     General
                Fr. Stephen Honeygosky, O.S.B., Ph.D. (
                205B Eisenhower Chapel
Campus Ministers:

                 Rev. David Griffin, O.S.B. ( 205A Eisenhower Chapel

                 Deacon Laszlo Ivantis ( 205 Eisenhower Chapel

                 Rina Simpas ( 205 Eisenhower Chapel


  • Mya Pawlicki (, Office Coordinator, 205C Eisenhower Chapel
  • Michael Rider (, Music Coordinator, 205D Eisenhower Chapel
  • Frank Schwartz (, Student Office Assistant, 205C Eisenhower Chapel

Web page contact: Frank Schwartz (

      Web Site:       

                           Summer Mass Schedule:  

                           Saturday - 4:15 PM (Forum Building)  
                           Sunday - 9:30 and 11:30 AM (Forum Building)  

                  Fall/Spring Semesters Mass Schedule:  
                          Saturday - 4:15 PM (Forum Building)  
                          Sunday - 9:30 and 11:30 AM (Schwab Auditorium)  
                          4:15 and 9:00 PM (Schwab Auditorium)                    



Catholic Campus Ministries receive financial, educational, and spiritual support from the diocese. Programs such as In-Service Meetings, Days of Reflection, and Annual Evaluations help Campus Ministers work with the diverse and growing Catholic population at universities and colleges throughoutthe diocese. Training and educational opportunities are also extended to the two Catholic Colleges within the diocesan boundaries: 

Mount Aloysius College - Cresson, Pennsylvania 
Saint Francis College - Loretto, Pennsylvania 

Those who minister among the youth of the diocese also are given opportunitiesto learn, grow in their ministry, and develop exciting programs including: 

Comprehensive Youth Ministry Certification Courses 
Town Hall Meetings 
The Diocesan Catechetical Conference 
Professional Youth Ministers Networking Meetings 
Training Workshops 

It is the goal of Youth and Campus Ministry to design programs for junior high, senior high, and college students that meet the followingfour components/aspects: 
For more information on Youth and Campus Ministry in the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese,  please call Tom McConnell at 814-695-5579. 

If you would like more information on Youth and Campus Ministry please click on the following sites: 

National Conference forCatholic Youth Ministry
National Conference of Catholic Bishops/UnitedStates Catholic Conference

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