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Catholics and Lutherans come together to pray at Ashland University ecumenical event

Cleveland Bishop Perez participated in an ecumenical prayer service on Oct. 16 to mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.  The event was co-sponsored by the Catholic Newman Campus Ministry at Ashland University and the Ashland Office of Christian Ministry, as well as St. Edward Catholic Church in Ashland and Trinity […]

Bishop Perez asks for prayers urging all to respect life

Every day we witness pain and suffering across the globe, whether from natural disasters, personal tragedies, armed conflicts or political oppression. Even in our own neighborhoods there can be anguish over crime, substance abuse and loneliness, all of which impact the quality of life. We wonder whether anyone can help ease the despair. But there […]

A prayer request from Bishop Perez for those in California

I ask that we join together in prayer and support for the families and communities suffering though the wildfires that continue to rage in California.  We pray that God will  grant eternal rest to those who have died, as well as consolation and healing to the families of those who have lost loved ones and […]

Forum examines triple threat of opioids

Bishop Perez joins panel discussion to share information, resources Heroin, fentanyl and carfentanil are a triple threat in the fight against opioid addiction, which impacts all facets of society. The topic was tackled by a panel of professionals, including Cleveland Bishop Nelson Perez, at a forum on Oct. 11 at Lutheran Hospital. “We don’t like […]

Elyria Catholic High School students inspired by Bishop Perez

“I’m thrilled to be here. I’d rather be here than in meetings at my office,” Bishop Nelson Perez told the 400 students, faculty, staff and guests gathered Oct. 9 at Elyria Catholic High School for an all-school Mass. His homily focused on love, but not just romantic love. Using the biblical story of Jonah, who […]

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