Category: Communique

Young adult bowed in prayer with t-shirt reading "God has created me to do him some definite service." -St. John Henry Newman

Communique | September 2023

Welcome back to school for all students, families, catechists, and staff! We praise God for the Spirit of wisdom to help us recognize and use our God-given talents.


Ministry with Persons with Disabilities

Everyone is loved and needed in the Catholic Church. Our diocese offers many resources to help your Catholic organization become more adaptive to special needs and abilities.

Servers at the 2023 Mass for Servant of God Rhoda Wise at St. Peter's Church in Canton, Ohio. Photo by Brian Keith.

Communique | August 2023

August is full of festivals, fellowship, fundraisers, and food from many international traditions. Celebrate the variety of cultures and communities that make up our Catholic Diocese of Youngstown.

Coronation of the Virgin Mary with Trinity and Saints

Communique | July 2023

Bishop Bonnar offers “faith, hope, and love” as “the answer to our present moment, showing the path through our challenges and grief.” May we continue to grow in virtue together.


Media Relations

Have you received media inquiries or coverage? Please consult with Justin Huyck, Director of Communications: (330) 744-8451, ext. 320 or


Tribunal In-Service Available

The Tribunal staff has made available an ongoing in-service for small groups of between 8-12 participants and generally runs approximately two hours. Interested parties should call the Tribunal at (330) 744-8451, ext. 252.


Chaplet of Divine Mercy

Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services offers the Chaplet of Divine Mercy Prayer Service in the chapels of our four Cemeteries at 3:00p.m. every Friday at alternating locations.


Rosary at All Souls Cemetery (Cortland)

Pray the Rosary at All Souls Cemetery in Cortland on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00am in the Chapel with the Parish Visitors of Mary Immaculate.


Rosary at Calvary Cemetery (Massillon)

Pray the Rosary at Calvary Cemetery in Massillon on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00am in the Chapel with the Sisters of the Congregation of the Divine Spirit.