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Community Resource Guide 2023 Covering six counties in Northeastern Ohio
Communique | October 2023

This month we pray for the strength to live in radical solidarity, to help vulnerable people both spiritually and materially, and to build a culture of authentic love.

Young adult bowed in prayer with t-shirt reading "God has created me to do him some definite service." -St. John Henry Newman
Communique | September 2023

Welcome back to school for all students, families, catechists, and staff! We praise God for the Spirit of wisdom to help us recognize and use our God-given talents.

Servers at the 2023 Mass for Servant of God Rhoda Wise at St. Peter's Church in Canton, Ohio. Photo by Brian Keith.
Communique | August 2023

August is full of festivals, fellowship, fundraisers, and food from many international traditions. Celebrate the variety of cultures and communities that make up our Catholic Diocese of Youngstown.

Coronation of the Virgin Mary with Trinity and Saints
Communique | July 2023

Bishop Bonnar offers “faith, hope, and love” as “the answer to our present moment, showing the path through our challenges and grief.” May we continue to grow in virtue together.

2022 Graduation at Central Catholic HS, courtesy of DOY Office of Catholic Schools
Communique | June 2023

From May into June, we celebrate graduations, ordinations, and the 80th Anniversary of the Diocese of Youngstown! We return to the flow of ordinary time, knowing the Holy Spirit will guide us.

Communique | May 2023

The month of May brings opportunities to celebrate our new life through Christ’s Resurrection. Our hearts prepare for the Holy Spirit’s movement on Pentecost, renewing the face of the earth.