Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 The Official Newspaper of the Diocese of Greensburg Volume 55, No. 8 MARY SEAMANS THE CATHOLIC ACCENT GIFTS FOR THE BISHOP: Children present gifts from Church of the Good Shepherd Parish, Kent, to Bishop Edward C. Malesic Aug. 23 during the installation Mass for Father William J. Lechnar. For pastoral installation photos from parishes around the diocese, see page 4. New appointment designed to help promote vocations awareness, outreach By Jerry Zufelt Editor GREENSBURG — A recent SEPTEMBER: HUNGER ACTION MONTH Domestic hunger affects every community in the nation. Local food banks need your support. Armstrong County Community Action Agency 724-548-3421 Fayette County Community Action Agency 724-437-6050 Indiana County Community Action Program 724-463-7440 Westmoreland County Food Bank 724-468-8660 appointment to the Office for Clergy Vocations staff will assist men who are in the early stages of the discernment process and help priests in their role as vocations recruiters in their parishes. Father Tyler J. Bandura was appointed assistant to the diocesan Office for Clergy Vocations in charge of vocations awareness and recruit-ment effective July 1. He is the parochial vicar of Mother of Sorrows Parish, Murrysville, chaplain of Greensburg Central Catholic Junior-Senior High School and assistant episcopal master of ceremonies. Father Bandura will encourage vocations, help men in the initial dis-cernment process, organize discern-ment events, help move men into the application and formation process, facilitate communication with clergy, and update the clergy vocations por-tion of the diocesan website, accord-ing to Father Wisneski. “My desire, and that of Bishop (Edward C.) Malesic, is to have Father Bandura responsible for connecting with and staying in communication with men who think they might have a call to the priesthood,” said Father Jonathan J. Wisneski, director of the Office for Clergy Vocations. Bishop Malesic said the addition of Father Bandura to the clergy voca-tions staff, an appointment that was made by then-Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt, will help put an “added Continued on page 4 INSIDE THIS ISSUE PAGE 6 PAGE 7 Young people at St. Edward Parish welcome new pastor; teen is honored to serve at bishop’s installation Mass. A new diocesan group battles human trafficking.