Most Reverend George V. Murry, S.J., bishop of Youngstown, has appointed the Rev. Gerald DeLucia as president of Cardinal Mooney High School in Youngstown, effective July 1. DeLucia currently serves as chaplain at Cardinal Mooney High School.
The [resident is the chief executive officer of Cardinal Mooney High School and, as such, has the general charge and control of its personnel and budget, educational and development programs, recruitment, business affairs and facilities. DeLucia will work closely with the principal, the board of directors, other members of the administrative team and with groups within the school community to provide leadership with regard to the values, goals, programs and financial well-being of Cardinal Mooney High School.
DeLucia completed seminary studies at Mt. St. Mary Seminary in Cincinnati. Following ordination on June 17, 1978, he served on the faculty at Cardinal Mooney High School. He served as associate pastor at St. Paul Parish in Salem, St. Columba Cathedral in Youngstown, Holy Family Parish in Poland and St. Nicholas Parish (now Christ Our Savior Parish) in Struthers. DeLucia served as pastor at St. Paul Parish in Salem, Holy Rosary Parish in Lowellville, St. Rose of Lima Parish and St. Lucy Parish in Campbell. He also served as chaplain at St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center in Youngstown. DeLucia was pastoral director at Catholic Television Network of Youngstown and diocesan directory of Hispanic Ministry. He previously served on the diocesan Priests Council and Priests Personnel Board, and was a member of the diocesan College of Consultors.