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Bishop Bonnar to Celebrate Easter Sunday Mass at Blessed Sacrament, Warren

Press Release | Four months after a fire, Blessed Sacrament Parish in Warren will re-open its church for Easter liturgies. To celebrate the church’s re-opening, the Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will be principal celebrant and homilist for Easter Sunday Mass at 8:30am.

St Columba Cathedral in Youngstown

Holy Hour for Victims of Child Abuse, Child Abuse Prevention Month

Press Release | The Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will preside over a Holy Hour with Benediction for victims of child abuse on April 24, 2022, from 1:00-2:00pm, at St. Columba Cathedral. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Sunday, April 24 is also the Octave of Easter and Divine Mercy Sunday.


Father Terry Hazel | Obituary

With sorrow, the Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, has announced the death of Reverend Terrence J. Hazel, who died April 9, 2022.

29 Teens to Receive “Eagle of the Cross” Award from Diocese of Youngstown

Press Release | The Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown is pleased to announce the 29 recipients of the 2022 Eagle of the Cross Award. The award is presented to teens in the six counties of the Diocese of Youngstown who model Christian discipleship and exemplify the qualities of moral integrity, prayer, good works and Christian leadership in their school and parish communities.


Diocese Announces 2022 Golden Apple Winners

Press Release | The Office of Catholic Schools announces the 2022 winners of the Golden Apple Award. Through the generosity of the Donahue Family Foundation of Pittsburgh, the Golden Apple Award honors outstanding individuals who teach or are an administrator in Catholic schools.