Since 2014, Dave Schmidt has been serving the Diocese of Youngstown as Director of the Office of Pro-Life, Marriage and Family Life. Dave and his wife, Laura, are parishioners at St. Joseph Parish in Maximo and have four adult children. Dave is instrumental in implementing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop’s Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities in the Diocese of Youngstown. In the areas of Marriage and Family Life, Dave oversees the Engaged Couple Retreats and other marriage preparation efforts, promotes Natural Family Planning, coordinates the annual Wedding Anniversary Celebrations, directs the annual Faith & Family Festival and encourages ministry to particular family needs such as ministry to the divorced.
When he is not serving the Diocese and its parishioners, he enjoys camping, biking and hiking with his family, reading and listening to music.
Phone: 330.744.8451 Ext.272