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Bishop Daniel Thomas carries out a full weekend schedule in the Diocese of Cleveland

Bishop Daniel Thomas, apostolic administrator for the Diocese of Cleveland, maintained a busy schedule last weekend in the diocese. Click HERE to see our Facebook album with more pictures from Bishop Thomas’ weekend. On Friday morning, Feb. 24, Bishop Thomas joined Bishop emeritus Richard Lennon at a special reception honoring Bishop Lennon for his years […]

Bishop Richard Lennon greets hundreds at retirement reception

Hundreds of invited guests attended a reception on Feb. 24 to visit with Bishop Richard Lennon and wish him well on his retirement. After 10½ years of shepherding the Diocese of Cleveland, Bishop Lennon requested, and was granted, early retirement by Pope Francis due to his ongoing health challenges. His retirement was effective Dec. 28, […]

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent

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Lent begins on Ash Wednesday, March 1. Many Catholics will mark the day by attending Mass and receiving ashes on their foreheads. The ashes symbolize our creation by God from dust. The priest usually says, “Remember that you are dust and unto dust you will return,” when applying the ashes. Blessed palms from the previous […]

Clergy Assignment Changes – Feb. 15, 2017

Father William H. Severt, chaplain for University Hospital, Cleveland was granted early retirement due to health reasons effective March 1.   Father Gary D. Chmura, pastor, Our Lady of Peace Parish, Cleveland and pastor, St. Adalbert Parish, Cleveland, was granted an authorized leave of absence for sick leave effective Feb. 10.   Father John E. […]

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