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About Saint Joseph The Provider School

Our Mission

St. Joseph the Provider Catholic School is an in-city center of learning serving families in Youngstown Ohio and the surrounding area. We are committed to providing an inclusive moral, spiritual and academic atmosphere where learning takes place in a safe and caring environment. By fostering positive relationships with our parents and community, we empower them to support their child’s efforts to live lives based on the tradition of the Church and the gospel mandate of love through service.

High school students from St Joseph the Provider School
Students from St Joseph the Provider School on stage and steps
Pastor mike preaching service at St Joes
About Us

Our Goals

The Administration, Faculty, and Staff strive to:

  • Help students learn about the Catholic Faith and integrate Gospel values in their daily lives.
  • Provide a community and curriculum which meet the needs of the whole child.
  • Continue its tradition of academic excellence.
  • Model and develop leadership and service.


Message from Fr. Michael A. Swierz President of St Joseph The Provider School

Having been appointed as President of St. Joseph the Provider School by Bishop George Murry, Reverend Michael Swierz is responsible for the guidance of St. Joseph the Provider School. Mrs. Cheryl L. Jablonski, principal of St. Joseph the Provider School, works with Father Mike, as well as, Ms. Mary Fiala, the Superintendent of the Catholic Schools in the diocese to promote an atmosphere of social and academic learning.

Michael A. Swierz

Pastor Mike at podium in church