Calling all parish music directors and respective choir members to join the diocesan choir for the Chrism Mass. Please email Ralph Holtzhauser, Diocesan Music Director, at email@example.com!
If your parish is having any upcoming musical events you’d like to send out, please email Ralph Holtzhauser, Diocesan Music Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Music events include Emmet Cahill at the Cathedral on March 14, Cathedral Organ Recital Series on March 22 at 7pm, and Tenebrae service on March 24 at 7pm at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton – St. James Church.
The Pittsburgh Catholic Youth Choral Festival & Mass for singers in grades 4-12 will be taking place on March 16, 2024 at St. Paul Cathedral in Pittsburgh. Please contact Ralph Holtzhauser if your child is interested in participating.
The Liturgical Directory contains valuable information about Liturgy Committees; liturgical minister formation guidelines; guidelines for the celebration of sacraments; music in liturgical celebrations; and art and architecture directives.
If there are persons who are baptized Catholic and completing their initiation at the Easter Vigil, the pastor must request permission of Bishop David J. Bonnar to confirm them.
The Easter Vigil will be on Saturday, March 30, 2024. In the Diocese of Youngstown, the Easter Vigil is not to begin before 8:00 p.m.
The Office of Worship has produced guidance and directives for the celebration of the Paschal Triduum in the circumstance of merged parishes; parishes with multiple worship sites; multiple parishes served by a single pastor.
Due to the timing of Holy Week, the Annunciation is transferred to Monday of the Second Week of Easter, in this case, April 8, 2024.
The Chrism Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. in Saint Columba Cathedral. All clergy are invited to concelebrate and parishes are welcomed to send delegations of 5-7 people.