Clergy Official | June 10, 2023

Coat of Arms

June 10, 2023

The Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, has made the following Clergy (Priests and Deacons) and Diocesan Pastoral Associate appointments effective July 1, 2023, unless otherwise noted. They are listed in alphabetical order.  


Clergy – Priests
 
Rev. Edward Beneleit, relieved of duties as sacramental minister at Holy Family Parish in Navarre and Brewster.
 
Rev. Thomas Bishop, relieved of duties as sacramental minister at Holy Family Parish in Navarre and Brewster.
 
Rev. Peter Haladej, Bishop Bonnar has accepted his resignation from ministry effective, June 2, 2023.
 
Rev. Donald King, pro-tem administrator of Divine Mercy Parish Massillon, in addition to his current responsibilities as President of Stark County Catholic High Schools, effective June 5, 2023.
 
Very Rev. Thomas Kraszewski, V.F., from pastor of the merged parishes of Saint Anthony/All Saints and Saint Mary/Saint Benedict Parish in Canton, and Dean of Stark West Deanery, to administrator of Saint Angela Merici Parish and Saint Patrick Parish in Youngstown.
 
Very Rev. John-Michael Lavelle, relieved of duties as pro-tem administrator of Saint Paul Parish Salem, and Saint Patrick Parish Leetonia, effective June 7, 2023.
 
Rev. Maciej Mankowski, granted a six-month medical leave of absence and relieved of duties as pastor of Holy Family Parish in Navarre and Brewster, effective June 5, 2023.
 
Rev. Kevin Peters, from pastor of Saint Angela Merici Parish and Saint Patrick Parish in Youngstown, and chaplain at Ursuline High School, to pastor of the merged parishes of Saint Anthony/All Saints and Saint Mary/Saint Benedict in Canton, pastor of Holy Family Parish in Navarre and Brewster, Diocesan Director of Rural Life and Ministry, and Dean of Stark West Deanery.
 
Msgr. Peter Polando, returning from a medical leave of absence and resuming duties as pastor of Saint Paul Parish Salem, and Saint Patrick Parish Leetonia, effective June 7, 2023.
 
 
Clergy – Deacons
 
Deacon Alfredo Aguirre, diaconal ministry at Holy Family Parish in Navarre and Brewster, in addition to his current responsibilities at Saint Anthony/All Saints Parish and Saint Mary/Saint Benedict Parish in Canton.
 
Deacon David Kenney, diaconal ministry at Saint Louis Parish Louisville, and Sacred Heart Parish Harrisburg, in addition to his current responsibilities at Saint James Parish, Waynesburg.
 
Deacon Randolph Smith, from Diocesan Pastoral Associate at Saint Mary/Saint Benedict Parish in Canton to diaconal ministry at Saint Louis Parish Louisville, Sacred Heart Parish Harrisburg, and Saint James Parish Waynesburg, effective August 1, 2023.
 

Diocesan Pastoral Associates
 
Ms. Patricia Condello, relieved of duties as Diocesan Pastoral Associate at Holy Family Parish in Navarre and Brewster and remaining as Diocesan Pastoral Associate at Divine Mercy Parish in Massillon.
 

Additional assignments can be found at www.doy.org/official/

 
 

Share To Social Media

Happening Now

Stay up to date with all things happening at the Diocese of Youngstown.
Subscribe to Our Newsletter Here

Find A Parish

Support Catholic Charities