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Father Gallitzin

Many of you probably enjoyed a midnight mass or church service this past Christmas.  It’s a rich tradition for Catholics and believers in the Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Diocese.  One that actually started in Loretto with Demetrius Gallitzin, the founder of Loretto.  Like has been done for decades since, the midnight mass was held again at the beautiful Basilica of Saint Michael the Archangel in Loretto.

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