Catholic Diocese of Cleveland

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In Remembrance – Reverend Albert A. Kunkel

Father Albert A. Kunkel Bishop Roger Gries will be the main celebrant at the 11 a.m. funeral Mass on April 1 at Prince of Peace Church, 1263 Shannon Ave., Barberton for Father Albert A. Kunkel.  Father Francis Walsh will be the homilist. Father Kunkel, 86, died on March 26.  He was pastor emeritus of Sacred […]

Global peace, security demand an end to nuclear weapons, pope tells U.N.

VATICAN CITY (CNS) – Today’s threats to global peace and security must be countered through dialogue and development, not nuclear weapons, Pope Francis told the United Nations. “How sustainable is a stability based on fear, when it actually increases fear and undermines relationships of trust between peoples,” the pope asked in a letter sent to […]

April 2017 luncheon speakers for the First Friday Clubs are announced

The three First Friday Club luncheon speakers series in the Diocese of Cleveland will hold their respective luncheons beginning at noon on Thursday, April 6 and at noon on Friday, April 7. Margaret McIntyre-Stacy, program director, Capuchin Franciscan Volunteer Corps, will be the guest speaker at the First Friday Club of Cleveland on Thursday, April […]

Lighting the way

Paschal candles are prominent in every Catholic church. Each year at the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday, a new one is blessed and lit to symbolize that Christ is the light of the world. These large, special liturgical candles also are lit at Masses throughout the Easter season, at baptisms and funeral liturgies. They burn […]

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