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Wedding Anniversary Celebration

The Diocese of Youngstown is sponsoring a Wedding Anniversary Celebration honoring couples observing their 25th, 40th, 50th and over wedding anniversaries this year.

Chrism Mass

Bishop David Bonnar blessing the oils at Chrism Mass in St. Columba Cathedral, Youngstown, Ohio

Parishioners from across our six counties will demonstrate the unity of the diocesan Church as they gather for the Mass of Holy Chrism.

Saint Patrick’s Day Dispensation

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Bishop Bonnar has granted a dispensation from the Lenten obligation of abstinence from meat on March 17, 2023 in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

February offers more than you think

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The cold barrenness of February can be so deceiving. While outside it appears that life and growth has halted momentarily, do not be misled.

Decree | Catholic Schools Week

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Bishop Bonnar: “Catholic schools are an ideal choice for families who want to invest in their children’s education and help them become their best selves.”

Letter to the Faithful | World Marriage Day

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Bishop Bonnar: “If you are currently living in a union not blessed by the Church, […] I encourage you to meet with your parish priest, deacon, or parish leader to initiate the validation process.”

Christmas Greeting from Bishop David J. Bonnar

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Bishop Bonnar: “Christmas is not about just being spectators at the creche, but participants in a loving relationship with Jesus Christ.” Illustrated with photos from parish nativities.