Watch your mailbox for the new July/August issue of Northeast Ohio Catholic magazine.
Read about Brandon Chrostowski, a member of Our Lady of Peace Parish in Cleveland, who developed EDWINS, a program to provide a second chance for formerly incarcerated people. The nonprofit gives students a foundation in the hospitality industry.
The magazine also features Father Rich Samide and his brother, Deacon Dan Samide, who took different paths as they answered a call to serve the Church through ordained ministry.
Also, learn how Mark and Christi Tripodi turned pain into purpose after the sudden death of their 3-year-old son by establishing a faith-based ministry, Cornerstone of Hope – a Center for Grieving Children, Teens and Adults.
Calvary Cemetery, the first non-parish Catholic cemetery in the diocese, is marking its 125th anniversary. Take a look at the role it has played in the lives of many families.
Meet Deacon Dave Kushner and his wife, Marie, who made history as the first married couple in the diocese to earn doctor of ministry degrees from Saint Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology.
Bishop Nelson Perez’s column takes a look at our call to holiness and Father Michael Woost has the “Last Word” on what the Church says about burial and cremation.
There also is an update on the Region 6 V Encuentro, details on The FEST, which will take place on Aug. 5, a recap of the priest and deacon ordinations, the jubilee celebrations for diocesan priests and deacons, clergy assignments, Things to Do listings, News Briefs and more.