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.

Other News…

  • 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
  • Bishop Lennon Certifies Three New Lay Ecclesial Ministers

    Frank Budziak, Ken Kuruc, and Sr. Helene Skrzyniarz, SSJ-TOSF were recently certified by Bishop Richard G. Lennon as Lay Ecclesial Ministers of the Diocese of Cleveland. Bishop Lennon presided at a liturgy on Saturday, January 23, 2016 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist where many family, friends, and fellow Lay Ecclesial Ministers joined to […]

  • 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 […]

  • Diocesan Gospel Choir to Sing at I-X Christmas Connection

    The Diocesan Gospel Choir will again perform at the I-X Christmas Connection on Saturday, November 21st at 1:00 pm. Members of the Diocesan Gospel Choir are a dedicated group of men and women who enjoy singing. They particularly enjoy participating in revivals and diocesan events. This is even more evident when they are invited to non-catholic churches, […]

Secretariat for Parish Life © 2014 Frontier Theme