Justin Huyck is Director of Communications for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio. Previously, he served as Pastoral Associate and Director of Adult Faith Formation at St. Michael the Archangel Church in Canton, Ohio. He has also served communities in Albany, NY, Chicago, IL, and Kingston, Ontario. Justin’s ministry experience has encompassed a wide spectrum of parish life and pastoral initiatives, including liturgy, RCIA, faith formation across the lifespan, youth and young adult ministries, and ecumenical and interfaith projects.
Justin is a regular speaker, facilitator, and retreat leader with adults and teens, and the author of From Home to Home: Finding Meaning in Mobility and Baptism: Alive in Christ.
Justin is an active collaborator, and has served on a number of committees and ministry teams for the Diocese of Youngstown, Ohio, as well as nationally. He served as Chair of the Product Development Committee for the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership. He has also served on the organization’s Board of Directors and Representative Council. His collaborations have also included the Board of the North American Forum for Small Christian Communities, and the Diocese of Youngstown’s Council for Catechesis, Lutheran-Catholic Covenant Commission (with the Northeast Ohio Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), the diocesan evangelization retreat team, and lay ministry formation team.
Justin holds a B.A. in Government from Cornell University and an M.A. in Theology and Liturgy from the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago. He and his wife are the parents of two children.
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