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The new online Communique is now available! All Communique announcements are also visible on the individual office webpages.

The Communique is a monthly internal publications offering important information from diocesan offices for parish ministry leaders. It also includes promotional materials for diocesan events and programs, where applicable.

If you have questions about the Communique, pelase email editor Meagen Farrell at

Priests smiling and singing
Communique | April 2024

After 40 days of fasting, we are prepared to begin 50 days of celebration! At the same time, we continue our solidarity with and service to our neighbors in times of poverty in body or spirit.

Eucharistic Adoration: monstrance on an altar with lit candles, purple cloths for Lent, and a crucifix behind
Communique | March 2024

Events in March support your Lenten practices of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving.

Students gather for a photo during homecoming week at Saint John School in Ashtabula, Ohio.
Communique | February 2024

Events in February invite us to reflect on God’s universal call to conversion of heart, and one’s specific call to marriage, clergy, religious community, and single life.

The Mathis family celebrates with Bishop David Bonnar at the dedication of their Habitat for Humanity home in Canton, Ohio on December 5, 2023
Communique | January 2024

January is Poverty Awareness Month, when we continue to love Christ incarnate with compassion for all our neighbors.

Children waiting to present flowers to Our Lady of Guadalupe at St. Columba Cathedral (Youngstown) on December 12, 2022. Photo credit: Cindee Case.
Communique | December 2023

We wait in joyful hope for the coming Messiah, God of the Universe incarnate, who was, and is, and is to come. Oh come, let us adore Him!

Three women clean statues in the parish hall of St. Patrick (Hubbard) after a church fire
Communique | November 2023

Throughout November, we remember in prayer those who have died. We support each other in our grief while praising God for the promise of eternal life with Jesus Christ.