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Pope’s tip for becoming a saint: Pray for someone who doesn’t like you

By Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service ROME (CNS) — A practical first step toward holiness — as well as for assuring peace in one’s family and in the world — is to pray for a person who has caused offense or harm, Pope Francis said. “Are you merciful toward the people who have harmed you […]

In Remembrance – Reverend Daniel L Begin

  Father Daniel L. Begin Bishop Roger Gries will be the main celebrant at the 11 a.m. Feb. 22 funeral Mass at St. Mary Church in Bedford for Father Daniel L. Begin. Homilists will be Father Paul Rosing and Father Robert Begin, Father Daniel Begin’s brother. Father Begin, who died Feb. 18 at age 68, […]

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. […]

March 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, March 2 and at noon on Friday, March 3. Margaret Lynch, Ph.D., executive director, Irish American Archives Society, will be the guest speaker at the First Friday Club of Cleveland on Thursday, […]

USCCB Chairmen Ask President Trump to Fulfill His Promise to Protect Religious Liberty

WASHINGTON—In early February, several media outlets reported that President Donald J. Trump is considering issuing an executive order establishing a government-wide initiative to respect religious freedom. A copy of a draft executive order was published by multiple news outlets. The President has not yet signed the executive order on religious freedom. Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan […]

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