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Diocese of Youngstown 80th Anniversary Mass | Sunday, June 25
The Diocese of Youngstown is celebrating its 80th Anniversary! All are welcome at the 80th Anniversary Mass on Sunday, June 25, at 4 p.m. at Saint Columba Cathedral in Youngstown.
After Mass, there will also include an outdoor tented reception on the cathedral campus, with accessibility for those with disabilities.
The celebration will also feature an indoor historical display of the diocese’s history presented by the Diocesan Archives Office. The historical display will be open at 2pm before Mass, and then again after Mass.
Practicing Faith, Hope, and Love: Living the Virtues Together in Tough Times
Bishop David Bonnar’s Second Pastoral Letter
Image: Coronation of the Virgin with the Trinity and Saints, c. 1440 Olivetan Master (artist) Lombard, active c. 1425 – c. 1450 Public Domain Open Access Image. Courtesy National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Kolbe Gathering | Faith Sharing with Formerly Incarcerated in Youngstown and Ravenna (1st & 3rd Thursdays)
Press Release | Wedding Anniversary Celebration in Canton, RSVP by September 15
Rev. Jonah Pollock, O.P., appointed Chaplain and Director of Campus Ministry at Youngstown State University
Press Release | Father Jonah succeeds Father Norbert Keliher, O.P., as Dominican Friars continue their ministry with the “Catholic Penguins”
Madeleine DiSalvatore appointed Diocesan Director of Youth and Young Adult Accompaniment, Discernment, Formation and Missionary Discipleship
Press Release | Expanded mandate of Department of Missionary Discipleship in support of young people
Current Decrees and Assignments
Priest Appointments: Beneleit, Cline, Kopp, Lavelle, Pentello, Polando, Smith
Appointments to the Council of Consultors: Balash, Celuch, Finnerty, Furlong, Jerek, Kraynak, Lavelle, Murphy, Zuraw
Priest Appointments effective September 1, 2023: Sheridan, Misbrener, Johnson, Balash, Lanterman.
Meet Bishop David Bonnar
The Most Rev. Bishop David J. Bonnar is the Sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown. He was installed on January 12, 2021. His episcopal motto is “That All May Be One.” Shortly after his ordination and installation as Bishop of Youngstown, he released a Pastoral Letter, Testify to the Light, offering five priorities for the diocesan Church’s journey together.
Messages from the Bishop
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