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Bishop Murry appoints two parish leaders for diocesan parishes Print E-mail
Friday, 14 July 2017 13:46

Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., has appointed two parish leaders, two canonical pastors, and three sacramental ministers for two parishes in the diocese.


Effective July 24, Pattie Condello has been named parish leader for Holy Family Parish, which encompasses St. Therese Church in Brewster and St. Clement Church in Navarre. Father G. David Weikart, pastor of Canton St. Joan of Arc Parish, has been named canonical pastor for Holy Family. Father Weikart will remain full-time pastor of St. Joan of Arc. Father Shawn Conoboy has been named sacramental minister of Holy Family.


Father Conoboy, pastor of Campbell Good Shepherd Parish, who is taking a leave of absence to finish his doctoral degree in systematic theology at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, will be in residence at Walsh University, North Canton.


Effective Aug. 7, Ursuline Sister Mary Alyce Koval has been named parish leader for St. Luke Parish in Boardman. Father John Keehner, pastor of Youngstown St. Christine Parish, has been named canonical pastor.


Father Keehner will remain full-time pastor of St. Christine. Father Zachary Coulter, associate pastor of St. Christine, and Father Chidiebere Evaristus “Everest” Ogbuagu, chaplain of St. Elizabeth Hospital, Youngstown, have been named sacramental ministers at St. Luke. Both Father Coulter and Father Ogbuagu will continue in their current respective full-time ministries.


Condello has served at St. Anthony/All Saints in Canton for 10 years, with responsibilities including RCIA coordinator as well as parish minister for pastoral care and bereavement. She recently completed four units of clinical pastoral education through the Cleveland Clinic. Condello is also an associate of the Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin, Ohio.


Sister Mary Alyce, an Ursuline Sister of Youngstown, has worked for eight years at Beatitude House, Youngstown. Previously, she served administratively at Austintown St. Joseph School, Girard St. Rose School, and Boardman St. Charles School, where she was principal for 18 years. Sister Mary Alyce has remained active at St. Charles Parish since beginning her ministry at Beatitude House in 2009.


A parish leader is a deacon, religious, or lay man or woman who has been specifically trained to lead a parish without a resident pastor and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the parish.


A canonical pastor is the priest assigned as pastor, though not in residence. The canonical pastor works closely with the parish leader to ensure that the pastoral and administrative care of the parish continues. The sacramental ministers are priests assigned to regularly celebrate theBoth Father Coulter and Father Ogbuagu will continue in their current respective full-time ministries.


Condello has served at St. Anthony/All Saints in Canton for 10 years, with responsibilities including RCIA coordinator as well as parish minister for pastoral care and bereavement. She recently completed four units of clinical pastoral education through the Cleveland Clinic. Condello is also an associate of the Sisters of St. Francis in Tiffin, Ohio.


Sister Mary Alyce, an Ursuline Sister of Youngstown, has worked for eight years at Beatitude House, Youngstown. Previously, she served administratively at Austintown St. Joseph School, Girard St. Rose School, and Boardman St. Charles School, where she was principal for 18 years. Sister Mary Alyce has remained active at St. Charles Parish since beginning her ministry at Beatitude House in 2009.


A parish leader is a deacon, religious, or lay man or woman who has been specifically trained to lead a parish without a resident pastor and is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the parish.


A canonical pastor is the priest assigned as pastor, though not in residence. The canonical pastor works closely with the parish leader to ensure that the pastoral and administrative care of the parish continues. The sacramental ministers are priests assigned to regularly celebrate the sacraments with the parish community.

 
 

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