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Welcome to the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown

About the Diocese and Our Mission

We are people of God in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. Blessed with a rich variety of backgrounds and talents, we are a living reflection of the Universal Church.
 
Through our baptism, we continue Christ’s mission to further the kingdom of God through the human family.
 
We share our living faith by proclaiming the Gospel in word and example. Together we celebrate Christ’s presence in worship and sacraments.
 
In a spirit of justice, mercy and love, we dedicate ourselves not only to minister to the people in the six counties of northeastern Ohio but also to minister to the world community.
Our Parishes
In every region of our six-county diocese, the parishes of the Diocese of Youngstown are ready to welcome and celebrate with you. Together, we strive to live as missionary disciples.
Our Vocations
Some people are called to live missionary discipleship with particular responsibilities. Discover ways Christ may be calling you to serve within the Diocese of Youngstown.
Our History
The Diocese of Youngstown was established in 1943, and the history of our parishes dates back over 200 years.  Building on the foundation of our past, we live our mission today. 
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Current Events

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Latest News

National Eucharistic Revival Launch on June 19th

Press Release | On Sunday, June 19, 2022, the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, the Diocese of Youngstown will begin its participation in the National Eucharistic Revival. The opening celebration in the Diocese of Youngstown will include Mass at Saint Columba Cathedral with a Eucharistic Procession to follow.

St Columba Cathedral in Youngstown
Ordination of Rev. Mr. Connor Hetzel to the Priesthood

Press Release | On Saturday, June 18, 2022, the Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will ordain Rev. Mr. Connor Hetzel to the priesthood of Jesus Christ. The ordination liturgy will take place at the Cathedral of Saint Columba in Youngstown at 10:30 a.m., and can also be viewed online at www.doy.org/live/

Current Decrees and Assignments

Meet Bishop David Bonnar

Bishop Bonnar
Coat of Arms
Coat of Arms

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.

Videos & Livestream

Masses

Watch diocesan events live on our website or view recorded Masses produced by CTNY.

Wineskins

Listen to Wineskins hosted by Rev. James Korda. Click the button below to listen to previously recorded programs.

Recent Videos

Highlights from the Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Connor Hetzel

OUR LATEST BLOG
Communique
Communique | July 2022

The July 2022 Communique includes important information about the Eucharistic Revival and more.