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Category: News of the Diocese

Cleveland Young Catholic Professionals chapter to host 2018 national conference

Young Catholic Professionals of Cleveland learned on Jan. 9 that Cleveland was chosen as the host city for the YCP annual member conference Sept. 7-9. It will be the first time the conference is taking place outside of Dallas, which is the organization’s national headquarters. Cleveland was chosen as the host city after an online […]

Bishop Amos to celebrate Mass for Life on Jan. 22

Bishop emeritus Martin Amos of the Diocese of Davenport, Iowa, a Cleveland native, will preside at the annual diocesan-wide celebration of the Mass for Life at 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in downtown Cleveland. A rosary for life will be said after Mass. It has been 45 years […]

800th anniversary of Mercedarians celebrated at St. Rocco Mass

During a Jan. 6 visit to St. Rocco Parish on Cleveland’s West Side, Bishop Nelson Perez helped celebrate the beginning of the 800th anniversary year of the Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy, also known as the Mercedarians. The order arrived in Cleveland in 1924 to establish and staff St. Rocco’s, a parish of […]

Statement on end of Temporary Protected Status for El Salvador released by Bishop Nelson Perez


The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced that it is terminating Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador. TPS is a temporary, renewable, and statutorily authorized humanitarian migration program that permits individuals to remain and work lawfully in the U.S. during a period in which it is deemed unsafe for nationals of that country to […]

Parish visits, time with sisters and youth highlight bishop’s weekend

With 2018 just a week old, Bishop Nelson Perez continues to travel around the diocese meeting, greeting and celebrating with the faithful. He spent some time at the Carmelite Monastery in Cleveland Heights the morning of Jan. 5, visiting with the religious sisters there. That evening, Bishop Perez traveled to St. Francis of Assisi Parish […]

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