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Clergy Official | July 30, 2022

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July 30, 2022

Note: Due to unforeseen circumstances, temporary adjustments have been made to the announcement published online on July 23, 2022.

The Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, has made the following clergy and personnel assignments. They are effective August 15, 2022 unless otherwise noted.

 

Pastor and Administrator Assignments

Rev. Martin Celuch, J.C.L, service completed as pastor of St. Luke Parish, Boardman, while retaining current responsibilities as pastor of Holy Family Parish, Poland, and Diocesan Judicial Vicar.

Msgr. John Zuraw, J.C.L., from pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Niles, to pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Boardman, and St. Luke Parish Boardman, in addition to current responsibilities as diocesan Vicar General, Chancellor, and Diocesan Tribunal.

Very Rev. Michael Balash, as administrator pro-tem of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Niles, in addition to current responsibilities as Vicar for Clergy, Director of Office of Worship, and pastor of St. William Parish, Champion.

 

Parochial Vicar Assignment

Rev. Matthew Humerickhouse, as parochial vicar at St. Luke Parish, Boardman, in addition to current responsibilities as parochial vicar at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Boardman, and chaplain at Cardinal Mooney High School.

 

Sacramental Minister Assignment

Rev. Edward Gretchko, as sacramental minister at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Niles. 

Catholic Schools

Rev. Donald King, as Interim President of Stark County Catholic Schools, effective July 1, 2022.

Permanent Deacon Assignments:

Deacon Michael Kocjancic, service to St. Luke Parish, Boardman, in addition to current responsibilities at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Boardman.

Deacon Paul Lisko, service to St. Luke Parish, Boardman, in addition to current responsibilities at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Boardman.

Deacon Robert Redig, service to St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Boardman, in addition to current responsibilities at St. Luke Parish, Boardman.  Service complete at Holy Family Parish, Poland.

Deacon Ray Hatala, service completed at St, Luke Parish, Boardman. Continuing service at Holy Family Parish, Poland.

Deacon Andrew McDonald, service completed at St. Luke Parish, Boardman.  Continuing service at Holy Family Parish, Poland.

 

Diocesan Pastoral Associate Assignment

Sr. Mary Alyce Koval, O.S.U, as diocesan pastoral associate at St. Charles Borromeo Parish, Boardman, in addition to current responsibilities as diocesan pastoral associate at St. Luke Parish, Boardman.

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