Category: Announcements


Save the Date: Lutheran-Catholic Covenant Study Day

All are invited to a milestone Lutheran-Catholic Study Day on September 22, 2024, at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Streetsboro, Ohio, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification. The event will run from 2pm to 6:30pm and feature reflections from Bishop David Bonnar, Bishop Laura Barbins, and Dr. Joy Schroeder, as well as Evening Prayer and dinner; pre-registration is required, starting August 1, with more information available from Justin Huyck at


Publicity for the National Eucharistic Congress (Bulletin Materials)**

Thank you for supporting our Diocese of Youngstown pilgrims attending the National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis, July 17-21, 2024. Follow their journey on our diocesan social media channels and join us in prayer for this significant event. Visit for more ways to participate and pray.

Vocations for the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown

New Candidates Admitted into Seminary Formation

The Office of Church Vocations is pleased to announce the acceptance of Mr. Jacob Huzyak and Mr. Luke Liptak into Seminary Formation for the Diocese of Youngstown, following the Priestly Formation Board meeting. Mr. Huzyak will attend St. Mary Seminary, while Mr. Liptak will attend Borromeo College Seminary.

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Acknowledge Revised and Amended Safe Environment Policy

Please review and acknowledge the new diocesan Safe Environment policies available for download in English and Spanish through your VIRTUS account. Visit VIRTUS to log in and complete the acknowledgement. For assistance, contact Dominic Colucy at or visit the Safe Environment Page.


Do Not Modify Sacramental Records

Once entered in a sacramental register, data is considered official and permanent. It may not be modified except under special conditions. Original data should never be scratched out, erased, whited out or otherwise destroyed or obliterated.


Thank You & Best Wishes to Fr. Lanterman!

The Archives Office thanks Fr. Bob Lanterman for his service as Archives Clerk and announces his new roles as parochial vicar at Divine Mercy Parish in Massillon and part-time parochial vicar at Christ the Servant Parish and Little Flower Parish in Canton, while he continues as Curator of Patrimony.

Grapes and wineskin on a wooden wine barrel

Wineskins Schedule: July 2024

“Wineskins” features reflections on the lives of the saints and the sacred scriptures, along with thoughts on a variety of topics and issues from a Catholic perspective.

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