Author: Matthew Pecchia

Extension Program Study in Theology and Spirituality
Those interested in a locally hosted, part-time, graduate-level program in theology and spirituality from a Catholic university are encouraged to attend upcoming information sessions concerning the Loyola Institute for Ministry [...]
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Memorial Services for Miscarried & Stillborn Children
The Catholic Diocese of Youngstown is hosting Memorial Services for Miscarried or Stillborn Children on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at locations in Youngstown and Massillon. The Youngstown service will take [...]
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Clergy Appointments
Bishop David Bonnar of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown has made the following clergy appointments: Reverend Leo Wehrlin, pastor of Holy Trinity, East Liverpool effective June 1, 2021. Reverend [...]
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Wedding Anniversary Celebration Planned
The Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown is sponsoring a Wedding Anniversary Celebrations to honor couples who are observing their 25th, 40th, 50th [...]
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Memorial Mass and Homeless Jesus Sculpture Dedication
Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown, will celebrate a memorial Mass and dedicate the Homeless Jesus sculpture in memory of Rev. Nicholas R. Shori on [...]
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Twenty-One Teens to be Honored as Outstanding Christian Leaders at Twenty-third Annual Diocesan “Eagle of…
The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Eagle of the Cross Award. The Eagle [...]
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Letter From the Ohio Bishops
March 26, 2021 Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, Since the onset of the pandemic just a year ago, the Bishops of Ohio have worked together during this unprecedented time [...]
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Diocese of Youngstown Announces 2021 Golden Apple Winners
The Office of Catholic Schools announced the 2021 winners of the Golden Apple Award.   The awardees are: Kyle Anda                             St. Joseph the Provider Elementary School, YoungstownJennifer DeMain                   St. Charles Elementary [...]
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George Garchar to Step Down as Leader of Catholic Charities Serving Portage and Stark Counties
After 22 years of service to Catholic Charities and the Diocese of Youngstown, George Garchar will be stepping down from his role as Executive Director of Catholic Charities Serving Portage [...]
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