Secretariat for Parish Life & Development

webbannerWelcome to the website for the Secretariat for Parish Life & Development. Nurturing, promoting and sustaining the work of the Gospel are the focus of the Diocese of Cleveland’s Parish Life Office. Through its programs and ministries, Parish Life supports the work of the Diocese and parishes by helping to build vibrant communities of faith and service.

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  • Invitation to Participate in the Faith and Culture Celebration 2016

    Faith and Culture is a historical event of the Office of Hispanic Ministry in conjunction with the seven parishes with Hispanic Ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland. Every year, in the Month of Hispanic Heritage, we celebrate our presence and journey of all our brothers and sisters who have preceded us through these lands leaving […]

  • You Show Me The Path To Life

    Celebrating the Faith of Africa Sunday, June 26, 2016, 10:30 am St. Agnes-Our Lady of Fatima Church 6800 Lexington Avenue Cleveland, OH 44103 The Diocesan African Catholic Community invites you to celebrate the Faith of Africa. The celebrant will be Fr. Cyriacus, a priest of the Diocese of Orlu, Nigeria who is a student of […]

  • U.S. Bishops Join Faith-Based Organizations in Supreme Court Amicus Brief Defending Stays of Deportations

    March 9, 2016 WASHINGTON—Immigration guidelines permitting deferral of the deportations of millions of people provide “substantial humanitarian benefits” and should be permitted to stand, said an amicus curiae brief, filed March 8 in the U.S. Supreme Court by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and 24 other U.S. faith-based organizations whose work includes advocating for […]

  • Fix My Heart Lord, Now is the Time: 2016 Collaborative Lenten Revival
  • Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland

    There has been increased media focus recently on the plight of refugees and the commitment of the US Government to provide homes for those seeking a safe haven. The Greater Cleveland community has provide such services since at least 2008. In 2011, the Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland was formed to provide a community-wide approach […]

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