The Good News: November 2023

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The Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown celebrated 150 years of service in the diocese at a Mass at St. Luke Parish in Boardman. Get their history and read the Catholic Echo story about their anniversary. Photo by Brian Keith.

The Catholic Echo Podcast

The Diocese of Youngstown is pleased to announce the launch of its newest multimedia project, The Catholic Echo Podcast. Starting on Sunday, November 5, this radio program hosted by Father Jim Korda will be available on WHOT 101.1 FM, WQXK 105.1 FM and WYFM 102.9 FM in Youngstown, in addition to all major podcasting platforms. Locally, Wineskins will air on the aforementioned channels on Sundays at 6 a.m. and The Catholic Echo podcast will follow at 6:30 a.m. Topics include diocesan news, Church topics and a deeper dive on some of the stories you see in The Catholic Echo magazine. Bishop Bonnar will be a frequent guest. Get more information.

Our Lady of Good Counsel Award

Congratulations to Bonnie Workman, parishioner at SS. Philip & James in Canal Fulton, who recently received the Our Lady of Good Counsel Award from the National Council of Catholic Women, for 55 years of service to the organization. Workman was honored at the council’s annual convention in Salt Lake City, Utah, in August, and several parishioners, plus retired priest Father Joseph Wittmer, accompanied her to the conference to see her win this prestigious award.

Eucharistic Revival Directory

Wondering what your parish is doing for this new phase of the Eucharistic Revival? The diocesan office of Missionary Discipleship has created a comprehensive directory of parish events, to help guide parishioners through the Year of Parish Revival. Parish events may include Holy Hours, Adoration and small faith-sharing groups. Visit the website for more information.

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