Justin Huyck is Coordinator of Media Relations 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 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 is an active member of In Word and Witness, (a national Catholic community dedicated to evangelization and catechesis and formerly known as the National Conference for Catechetical Leadership or NCCL), and has served on NCCL’s Board of Directors, Representative Council, and as Chair of the organization’s Product Development Committee. 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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