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In Remembrance – Reverend James J. Patton


The Reverend James J. Patton, Senior Priest-Retired, died Thursday, 7 April 2016, after having received the prayerful support and consolation of the Sacraments. James Joseph Patton was born on 27 June 1938. His parents were the late Martin M. and Helen E. (Weisheit). He was educated at St. Colman Elementary School, Cleveland, St. Charles College, Cantonsville, MD, […]

Ordination of priests to be held at cathedral on May 21


Most Reverend Richard Lennon, bishop, Diocese of Cleveland, will preside at the Rite of Ordination of Priests beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21 in the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in downtown Cleveland. All are welcome to attend. Please note:  For those who can not attend this liturgy, an online video/audio stream will […]

I’m not sure I can trust my son again


He says: I’m not sure I can trust my son again. Jim says:  Our 16-year-old son, Kevin, sneaked out in our car and wrecked it.  Maybe it’s easy for Sue, but I’m not sure I’ll ever trust him again. She says:  How can we have a relationship without trust? Sue says:  Jim doesn’t get it.  […]

Theology on Tap / West to meet on May 11


Jacob Bearer, a fourth-year theologian at the Diocese of Cleveland’s St. Mary Seminary, will speak at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 11 at the Beachcliff Tavern to the next gathering of Theology on Tap / West about the Blessed Virgin Mary. Theology on Tap / West is a monthly west-side Cleveland gathering of young adults […]

Mary, the Mother of God


As the Mother of God, the Virgin Mary has a unique position among the saints, indeed, among all creatures. She is exalted, yet still one of us. Redeemed by reason of the merits of her Son and united to Him by a close and indissoluble tie, she is endowed with the high office and dignity […]

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