Category: Communique

2022 Graduation at Central Catholic HS, courtesy of DOY Office of Catholic Schools

Communique | June 2023

From May into June, we celebrate graduations, ordinations, and the 80th Anniversary of the Diocese of Youngstown! We return to the flow of ordinary time, knowing the Holy Spirit will guide us.


Communique | May 2023

The month of May brings opportunities to celebrate our new life through Christ’s Resurrection. Our hearts prepare for the Holy Spirit’s movement on Pentecost, renewing the face of the earth.

Large rock rolled away from doorway of stone save

Communique | April 2023

After 40 days of fasting, we are prepared to begin 50 days of celebration. At the same time, we continue our solidarity with and service to our neighbors in times of poverty in body or spirit.

silhouette of a woman with sunset

Communique | March 2023

Lent calls us to enter the desert with Jesus. Events in March support your Lenten practices of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving.

black cross in ash on person's forehead

Communique | February 2023

Events in February invite us to reflect on God’s universal call to conversion of heart, and one’s specific call to marriage, clergy, religious community, and single life.

Baptism of Christ in the Jordan by Martin Schongauer

Communique | January 2023

As we return to Ordinary Time, transformed by our celebration of the Birth of Our Savior, let the Lord of Time make all things new.

Advent Wreath

Communique | December 2022

We wait in joyful hope for the Word to be made flesh, for the God of the Universe to awaken our compassion as a vulnerable child, and for all the angels and saints to join together in adoration.

silhoutte of holy cross

Communique | November 2022

At the end of the Liturgical Year, we remember in prayer those who have died. We support each other in our grief while praising God for the promise of eternal life with Jesus Christ.


Communique | October 2022

This month we pray to deepen our respect for the dignity of human life. Join in prayer at home, in parishes, and gatherings throughout the Diocese and state of Ohio.


Communique | September 2022

Welcome back to school for all families and staff! May we feel the presence of the Holy Spirit, and be the presence of Christ, in our work and relationships.