Author: Matthew Pecchia

Masses for Life
Bishop David J. Bonnar of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown will celebrate three diocesan Masses for Life in January of 2021, inviting all to pray for a greater respect for [...]
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Mr. Politsky Named as Director of Development and Stewardship
Rev. Monsignor Robert J. Siffrin, Diocesan Administrator, announces a new Director of Development and Stewardship.  Mr. Lucas (Luke) Politsky has been promoted to serve as Director starting in January 2021, [...]
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Mass of Ordination and Installation of Bishop-elect Reverend David J. Bonnar
On November 17, 2020 Pope Francis appointed Reverend David J. Bonnar the 6th Bishop of Youngstown. The Mass of Ordination and Installation will take place on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 [...]
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Youth Ministry Online Training Classes: Adolescent Catechesis and Evangelization
The Diocese of Youngstown’s Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry invites adults who work with middle school, high school and college-aged youth, whether in a parish, school, or organizational [...]
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Nominations are now being accepted for Outstanding Catholic Upperclassmen for the Diocesan Eagle of the…
Do you know a high school junior or senior active in their parish and/or diocesan Catholic school who is a role model of Christian leadership? Now is the time to [...]
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New Learning Opportunities for Adults This Winter
As adults may be spending more time indoors during this winter, the Office of Religious Education of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown offers new online opportunities for adults seeking to [...]
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Department of Catholic Charities
Monsignor Robert J. Siffrin, Diocesan Administrator, announces that Rachel Hrbolich will assume responsibility for the oversight of activities previously assigned to the Department for Social Concerns, in addition to her [...]
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Reverend David J. Bonnar Named as Bishop of the Diocese of Youngstown
Pope Francis has named Reverend David J. Bonnar of the Diocese of Pittsburgh as the 6th Bishop of Youngstown.  This appointment was publicized in Washington, D.C. this morning by Archbishop [...]
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Lutheran-Catholic Covenant – 20th Anniversary on October 29, 2020
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown (DOY) and the Northeastern Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (NEOS ELCA) announce the 20th Anniversary of the Lutheran- Catholic Covenant, [...]
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