Catholic Diocese of Youngstown Logo

Category: News

St Columba Cathedral in Youngstown
News

Holy Hour for Victims of Child Abuse, Child Abuse Prevention Month

Press Release | The Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will preside over a Holy Hour with Benediction for victims of child abuse on April 24, 2022, from 1:00-2:00pm, at St. Columba Cathedral. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Sunday, April 24 is also the Octave of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday.

News

Father Terry Hazel | Obituary

With sorrow, the Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, has announced the death of Reverend Terrence J. Hazel, who died April 9, 2022.

News

29 Teens to Receive “Eagle of the Cross” Award from Diocese of Youngstown

Press Release | The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown is pleased to announce the 29 recipients of the 2022 Eagle of the Cross Award. The award is presented to teens in the six counties of the Diocese of Youngstown who model Christian discipleship and exemplify the qualities of moral integrity, prayer, good works and Christian leadership in their school and parish communities.

News

Diocese Announces 2022 Golden Apple Winners

Press Release | The Office of Catholic Schools announces the 2022 winners of the Golden Apple Award. Through the generosity of the Donahue Family Foundation of Pittsburgh, the Golden Apple Award honors outstanding individuals who teach or are an administrator in Catholic schools.

News

St. Patrick and Our Lady of Victory Parish Merger (Andover-Kinsman) and St. Joseph Church Closure (Warren)

Press Release | In a letter addressed to Andover and Kinsman parishioners this weekend (March 19 and 20), Bishop Bonnar commended parishioners for their initiative, noting that “This effort did not come from the diocese but from your work.” He also noted that the request by the two parishes is “a model for living the mission of the Church through collaboration and sharing.”

St Columba Cathedral in Youngstown
News

Consecration of Russia and Ukraine to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Press Release | Bishop David Bonnar will join in Pope Francis’ March 25 act of consecration, in union with the pope, and celebrate the 12:10 p.m. Mass at St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown. The faithful and all members of the public are invited to attend this Mass, or to pray during this hour in support of the Pope’s consecration and for peace in Ukraine.

News

Joan Lawson Appointed as Diocesan Archivist

Press Release | Bishop Bonnar: “It has been my dream since I arrived to establish a diocesan archives. Joan is the perfect person to lead our efforts to care for and document our history. With her experience and training in both history and ministry, she will help us dream of new ways to tell our story and build on that story as we live the mission of the Church.”

Priest Holding the Eucharist
News

Revised Guidance and Directives for Liturgies

Press Release | The Diocese of Youngstown has issued revised Guidance and Directives for Sunday and Weekday liturgies, considering the recent updated recommendations from the CDC, State of Ohio, and local health departments and the decline in COVID cases.

News

Bon Secours Mercy Health Long-Term Care Facilities

Press Release | Bishop Bonnar announces his support for the transition of local long-term care facilities from Bon Secours Mercy Health to Aventura Health Group. Includes information about discussions leading to this support.