Diocese of Youngstown parishes to host “The Light is ON for You” event   

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is available throughout the Diocese February 28 

February 16, 2024

Contact: Very Rev. Michael Balash, Director, Office of Worship, (330) 744-8451; ext. 282 mbalash@youngstowndiocese.org

Additional Media Contact: Dennis Biviano, PR & Media Specialist, (330) 744-8451; ext. 320; dbiviano@youngstowndiocese.org

On Wednesday, February 28, 2024, parishes across the Diocese of Youngstown will participate in the annual “The Light is ON for you – An Evening of Reconciliation.Catholics are encouraged to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation at their parish or a neighboring parish as part of our Lenten journey in preparation for Easter. 

And as the Most Rev. David J. Bonnar reminds us in his Pastoral Letter, “We become more immersed in the faith by belonging to a parish family where we are led by God’s Word and fed by the Sacrament, the Body and Blood of Christ. And when we fall to sinfulness and become broken, we find restoration and peace in the Sacrament of Reconciliation and start all over again.” 

“The Light is On for You” will be celebrated in a variety of ways across the parishes. For all, it is a moment to reflect on our baptism and repentance during the holy season.

For a complete list of parish locations and times in all six counties of the Diocese of Youngstown, click here. 







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