News & Press Releases
Closing of St. Barbara School
Press Release | The Most Reverend David J. Bonnar, Bishop of Youngstown, has approved the request of Very Rev. Canon Maciej (Matthew) Mankowski, pastor of St. Barbara School in Massillon, and the Diocese of Youngstown’s Office of Catholic Schools, to close St. Barbara School, effective immediately.
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 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.
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/
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/