Pope Francis has named Reverend David J. Bonnar of the Diocese of Pittsburgh as the 6th Bishop of Youngstown. This appointment was publicized in Washington, D.C. this morning by Archbishop Christophe Pierre nuncio to the United States at 6:00am Eastern Time (12Noon Vatican time)
Bishop-elect Bonnar was born in Pittsburgh and ordained to the priesthood on July 23, 1988. He is presently pastor of St. Aidan Parish, Wexford, PA. Bishop-elect Bonnar’s episcopal Ordination will take place on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at the Cathedral of St. Columba at 2:00 p.m.
Members of the media are invited to attend a Press Conference this morning, November 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Columba Parish Hall. Bishop-elect Bonnar will celebrate the 12:10pm Mass today at St. Columba Cathedral.
The Press Conference and Mass will be live streamed at https://youtu.be/Bu4bO_43DVg
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