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Mes de la Herencia Hispana | Hispanic Heritage Month

Para la celebración anual del Mes de la Herencia Hispana, el obispo David Bonnar agradece a la comunidad hispana por compartir sus muchas herencias en una sola expresión de fe.

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Bella Roma!

Bishop Bonnar writes about his experience at the Formation Course for New Bishops in Rome, and his upcoming meeting with Pope Francis.

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Blessing of COVID Statue at St. Elizabeth Youngstown Hospital

Bishop Bonnar: “The statue before us represents the sacrifices made by those in healthcare during an unprecedented and unusual time. Let us never forget the meaning of their work and ministry. Moreover, let us be grateful for them.”

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Column | We need to be active participants in building up the Body of Christ

Bishop Bonnar: The National Eucharistic Revival has begun. This three-year initiative portends to be a grace-filled time in which we as a Church grow in reverence and appreciation of the real presence of Jesus in the holy Eucharist. As priests, we have a special responsibility to assist in this effort.

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Column | Needs of the Church greater than our own

Bishop Bonnar: I have come to see first-hand that our priests love this Church and that they work so hard. In fact, many of our priests serve in multiple parishes or are responsible for more than one ministry. To a man, I have found that these holy men are willing to do whatever it takes to serve the faithful of this diocese.

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Column | Encountering Rhoda Wise, Servant of God

Bishop Bonnar: I ask us all to emulate her example of faith in suffering seeking to offer our pain – like she did – for a special cause. Rhoda Wise, Servant of God,
pray for us!

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Homily | Mass for the Cause of Rhoda Wise

Bishop Bonnar: “When we look at the life of Rhoda Wise, we know that she suffered much, but in that suffering, God spoke to her heart.”