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CTNY Awards and Retirement of CTNY President Rev. James Korda

Press Release | Bonnar: “These two new awards are a fitting capstone to Father James Korda’s award-winning career in radio and television ministry. I am grateful to Father Korda for his pioneering work in proclaiming the Gospel and telling the story of our Catholic and interfaith community. He leaves a legacy of communicating the compassionate love of God with innovation and joy.”

National Eucharistic Revival
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National Eucharistic Revival Launch on June 19th

Press Release | On Sunday, June 19, 2022, the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, the Diocese of Youngstown will begin its participation in the National Eucharistic Revival. The opening celebration in the Diocese of Youngstown will include Mass at Saint Columba Cathedral with a Eucharistic Procession to follow.

St Columba Cathedral in Youngstown
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Ordination of Rev. Mr. Connor Hetzel to the Priesthood

Press Release | On Saturday, June 18, 2022, the Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will ordain Rev. Mr. Connor Hetzel to the priesthood of Jesus Christ. The ordination liturgy will take place at the Cathedral of Saint Columba in Youngstown at 10:30 a.m., and can also be viewed online at www.doy.org/live/

St Columba Cathedral in Youngstown
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Diaconate Ordinations for Seminarians Preparing for the Priesthood

Press Release | On Saturday, June 4, 2022, the Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, will ordain four seminarians as transitional deacons for the Diocese of Youngstown. The ordination liturgy will take place at the Cathedral of Saint Columba in Youngstown at 10:30 a.m., and can also be viewed online at www.doy.org/live/

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Return of Holy Communion from the Chalice

Press Release | After consultation with appropriate medical professionals, the Most Rev. David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, has granted permission to return the practice of offering the Precious Blood of the Lord at Mass during Holy Communion, beginning on the Solemnity of Pentecost Sunday, June 5, 2022, for parishes within the Diocese of Youngstown.