Diocese of Youngstown Vocation Office Staff Additions
Monday, 02 February 2015 00:00


NEWS RELEASE                     144 West Wood Street,
                                                                     Phone: 330-744-8451
                                                                     Fax: 330-742-6448
                                                                     Rev. Monsignor John A. Zuraw, Chancellor


FOR RELEASE Immediate DATE SENT February 2, 2015
SUBJECT Diocese of Youngstown Vocation Office Staff Additions

MORE INFO:   Reverend Chris Luoni 330-744-8451 ext. 368

Bishop George V. Murry, S.J., of the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown has appointed
Reverend John Sheridan and permanent deacon Randy Smith to the Office of Church
Vocations. Father Sheridan, pastor of St. Joseph Calasanctius Parish, Jefferson and St.
Andrew Bobola Parish, Sheffield will be responsible for promoting vocations in the
Ashtabula and Trumbull area, while, Deacon Smith a permanent deacon at St. Joseph
Parish, Massillon will promote vocations in Stark and Portage Counties.

"Both of these men come with a wealth of ministerial experience and a passion to help
our young men and women in our parishes discern Church vocations," said Father Chris
Luoni, Director of the Office of Church Vocations. Father Luoni, pastor of St. Paul the
Apostle Parish, New Middletown will continue to promote vocations in the Mahoning and
Columbiana areas.

For additional information, please contact Reverend Chris Luoni at
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