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It’s easy to submit a quick update to our website by clicking here!  Keep enjoying this issue for updates from other alumni — reuniting with family, facing off against each other in collegiate athletics, ending strong at West Point … and stepping in as Bishop...

Alumni Updates

Four Generations Unite Four generations of Kai Buda’s family include (from left:) Yolanda Bumann of Altoona, great-grandmother; back — Matthew Buda of Woodburn, Oregon, father, holding Kai Buda; Vince Bumann of Altoona (1948 BG grad); great-grandfather; and Vicky Buda...

Joe Landolfi comes back to BG as New Athletic Director

Joe Landolfi “I have had the attitude my whole life that I was a Marauder,” Joe told the paper. “I have coached in different school districts across Pennsylvania and other parts of the country where I lived, but I always had that feeling for the Marauder nation. It...

Pandemic Puts New League on Hold for Two BG Alumni Athletes

From left: BG grads Josh Trybus and Nathan Hagg are part of a unique collegiate football league that has been put on hold because of COVID-19. In September 2020, the Altoona Mirror reported that former Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School athletes Josh Trybus and...

Take a Look at our Successful School Year

In spite of COVID, our students have had a top-notch, faith-filled educational experience this year without missing a beat. Take a look into our pandemic school year — including a peek at our blended learning model, in-person classes, and faculty feedback — in our...

Investing in BG Students for the Upcoming Schoolyear

Thank you to our loyal alumni and friends for investing in the future of our students and the future of BG. As the 2020-21 school year approaches, BG is prepared to continue to fulfill our promise to students and to the community, despite ongoing challenges from the...

Marauder Team Captain Represents BG at White House Graduation Ceremony

BG’s 2020 class hasn’t had a traditional graduation ceremony, but one standout graduate had the honor of a lifetime when he was invited to participate in a graduation ceremony at the White House. Thanks to BG alumnus Mary Foor, who works for the Archdiocese of...

Missing Our BG Family

First and foremost, I am so proud of our school community for its response during the current statewide shutdown that is keeping most of us at home. BG’s teachers and students have built on their experiences and used hard work and ingenuity to keep our school year...

A Better, Stronger BG Emerging Through Challenges

Loyal alumni and supporters, BG is being tested by this pandemic, which is a major challenge for every school across the country. It has not been easy to continue educating students well, so I wanted to write to you to share how thrilled we are at BG’s performance...