August 2021

Bishop Bonnar’s Letter to School Parents and Guardians
Attached is Bishop David J. Bonnar’s Letter to Catholic School Parents/Guardians of the Diocese of Youngstown as to how the Diocese arrived at the decision to mandate masks in our [...]
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Diocese of Youngstown Calls for Donations to Support the Work of Catholic Relief Services in…
The Diocese of Youngstown is calling upon Catholics and others of good will to support the efforts of Catholic Relief Services (CRS) in addressing the recent natural disaster in Haiti. [...]
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Revised Directives and Guidance for Public Liturgies on Sunday/Weekday Mass
In light of the changing circumstances of the COVID-19 Virus and in an effort to maintain a safe environment, The Most Reverend David J. Bonnar, Bishop of the Roman Catholic [...]
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Diocese of Youngstown Statement on Masks in Schools
The Diocese of Youngstown desires for all of its Catholic School students to have in person learning without interruption for the coming school year.  It is also the mission of [...]
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COVID-19 Vaccine Public Service Announcement from Pope Francis
Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 is an “act of love,” Pope Francis says in a public service ad that circulated online and on television which beginning on Wednesday, August 18, 2021.  [...]
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Opening Mass of the World Wide Synod
On April 24, 2021, Pope Francis approved a new synodal programme for the XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops entitled, “For a synodal Church: communion, participation and [...]
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Rick L. Squier Named Executive Director for Catholic Charities Serving Portage and Stark Counties
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO— The Boards of Directors of Catholic Charities Serving Portage and Stark Counties, and the Diocese of Youngstown Catholic Charities Corporation, announce the appointment of Mr. Rick Lee Squier [...]
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