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Bishop David Bonnar’s Statement on Bishop-elect Michael Woost

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May 9, 2022

SUBJECT: Bishop David Bonnar’s Statement on Bishop-elect Woost

MORE INFO: Justin Huyck, Coordinator of Media Relations, (330) 744-8451, jhuyck@youngstowndiocese.org

The Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, offers his remarks regarding today’s announcement that Father Michael Woost has been appointed by Pope Francis as auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Cleveland:

“The Diocese of Youngstown rejoices in the good news that our Holy Father, Pope Francis, has tapped Father Michael Woost, a priest of the Diocese of Cleveland, to become an auxiliary bishop and work alongside Bishop Malesic. For many years, Father Woost has been a formator for our men in priestly formation who have attended Saint Mary Seminary in Cleveland. Bishop-elect Woost’s love for the priesthood and sacred liturgy are a gift to the Church. It gives me great joy to congratulate and welcome him to the fraternity of bishops.”

For more about Bishop-elect Woost and today’s announcement, please see the Diocese of Cleveland’s website: https://www.dioceseofcleveland.org/news

 

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