Diocese of Cleveland

1404 East 9th Street | Cleveland, Ohio 44114

Category: Let Us Love One Another

Fortnight for Freedom focuses on recapturing religious liberty

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has urged all Catholics to be part of a special two-week time of prayer and fasting from Sunday, June 21 through Saturday, July 4. This effort is called Fortnight for Freedom. The reason for this request is because in the eyes of many people there is a weakening […]

Faithful help God’s kingdom move forward by building on the past

Over the past several weeks I have had the pleasure of celebrating Masses at three of our parishes commemorating golden anniversaries of the establishment of St. Victor Parish in Richfield, Guardian Angels Parish in Copley and Our Lady of Grace Parish in Hinckley. Each of the celebrations was clearly well planned and was eagerly anticipated […]

Knowing your faith will help you understand it and live it fully

Recently I was in a group of people who were gathered together at one of our parishes and rather quickly the conversation turned to the subject of marriage, which was not a surprise given that issues about marriage are on the mind of our Holy Father and were also very much on the mind of […]

The earth – and Diocese – are filled with the Lord’s goodness

On Tuesday of the Octave of Easter, the Responsorial Psalm was taken from Psalm 33 with the refrain “The earth is full of the goodness of the Lord.” Throughout that day I thought about those words. One can imagine this happening as the refrain continued to bring us back to the Paschal Mystery which we […]

Empty tomb reminds us of Christ’s sacrifice and God’s love for us

In the course of a week I can find myself in any number of events or happenings which are pleasant and enjoyable. The administrator of the Cathedral Parish several months ago sent letters to officials of all the parish and diocesan schools inviting them, when thinking about a class trip, to consider a trip to […]

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