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Three new diocesan priests ordained by Bishop Perez

“These men were my first-ever ordination,” Bishop Nelson Perez said on May 19, referring to those he was about to ordain as priests at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist. “And now they are my first-ever priest ordination,” he added. The new priests, who were ordained for service to the Diocese of Cleveland, and […]

Mary Queen of Peace School Mass celebrates new feast day

A brand-new feast day, the Memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church, was celebrated during an all-school Mass on May 21 at Mary Queen of Peace School in Cleveland’s Old Brooklyn neighborhood. Bishop Nelson Perez, who made his first visit to the parish and school, was the celebrant. Father Doug Brown, pastor, […]

‘Confirmation leaves an indelible mark on the soul,’ bishop says

Several hundred people attended the Pentecost vigil Mass on May 19 the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, but 65 were changed when they left the church. They may not have looked any different, but those 65 people received the sacrament of confirmation during the liturgy and as result, Bishop Nelson Perez told them they […]

In Remembrance – Reverend Neil A. Crosby Jr.

Bishop Martin Amos, bishop emeritus of Davenport, celebrated the funeral Mass on May 18 at St. Eugene Church, Cuyahoga Falls, for Father Neil A. Crosby Jr. Father Daniel Schlegel was the homilist. Father Crosby, 67, died on May 16. He was born on Aug. 29, 1950 to the late Neil and Shirley (Neeson) Crosby. Father […]

Clergy Assignment Changes – May 14, 2018

Father John D. Betters, pastor, SS. Robert & William Parish, Euclid, was appointed administrator, St. John of the Cross Parish, Euclid effective May 1. This appointment is in addition to his assignment as pastor of SS. Robert & William Parish. Father Francis J. Basa, senior parochial vicar, St. Bernard Parish, Akron and St. Mary Parish, […]

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