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Statue of Ignatius of Loyola preaching with open Bible
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Loyola Institute for Ministry Extension (LIMEX) Program Informational Sessions

Press Release | The Diocese of Youngstown Office of Faith Formation and Lay Ecclesial Ministry invites prospective students interested in the Loyola University New Orleans Institute for Ministry Extension (LIMEX) Program.Two informational meetings will be held this week, both in-person and online.

Rev. Marian Babjak

Press Release | The Diocese of Youngstown reports the death of the Rev. Marian Babjak on Monday, October 3, 2022 in the Houston, Texas area. At the time of his death, Father Babjak was seeking therapeutic assistance at a treatment center in Houston, Texas. (Note: This news release will be difficult for some readers, including victims of abuse and inappropriate conduct.)

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Diocesan Mass for Life

Press Release | The Most Reverend David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will celebrate a diocesan Mass for Life on Saturday, October 1, at 5:00 p.m. in the Our Lady of Perpetual Help Chapel at Walsh University, 2020 East Maple Street, North Canton. All are invited to pray for a greater respect for human life at every stage and in all circumstances.

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Very Rev. John-Michael Lavelle, Vicar for Missionary Discipleship, appointed Director of Stewardship and Development

Press Release | The Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, has appointed the Very Rev. John-Michael Lavelle, D.Min., as Director of Stewardship and Development, effective September 1, 2022, in addition to his responsibilities as Vicar for Missionary Discipleship and Pastor of St. Michael Parish in Canfield. The appointment aligns the Office of Stewardship and Development within the Department of Missionary Discipleship