St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church

In 2008, the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown implemented parish consolidations. It was announced on May 28, 2010 that St. Bernadette Catholic Church in Masury would merge with St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Vienna, thus establishing St. Thomas the Apostle Parish in 2010.

After consolidation, services continued at the St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church location until funds were raised for a new building.

The new church was built northeast of the old church and kept the same address of 4453 Warren-Sharon Road. The rectory and parish hall from the old church were still used. The old church sanctuary was converted to the Dillon and Santucci Funeral Home.

The original cornerstones from each church were incorporated into the new building.

St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church was formally dedicated on July 3, 2106, by The Most Reverend Bishop George Murry on the Feast of St. Thomas the Apostle.

Reverend Frank Zanni served the parish until his retirement on May 30, 2021. Reverend Scott Kopp took over as pastor in 2021 and served until June 23, 2022 when he was reassigned to a school in Akron.

Dedication Program, July 3, 2016From the Vienna Historical Society's collectionDonated by Shirley Wittenauer
Cornerstones from the former buildings were incorporated into the new church structure.Image courtesy of Christine Novicky

Contributor: Christine Novicky

Updated 7/01/2022