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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  • VIRTUS Facilitator Training

    To all pastors, greetings. Please be advised that the Office for the Protection of Children & Youth will be conducting a training session for new VIRTUS Facilitators in the Diocese of Cleveland in the Summer of 2015. The workshop is a two-day training session and is generally held at the Center for Pastoral Leadership in […]

  • Stewardship and Evangelization Conference

    Save the date: Saturday, November 7th from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm for this year’s Stewardship and Evangelization Conference. This event will feature two inspirational keynote speakers and ten breakout sessions highlighting practical resources for stewardship and evangelization.

  • I Say to you, ARISE – Celebrating the Faith of Africa

    “I Say to You, Arise!” is the theme for the annual celebration with the African Catholic Community which will take place on Sunday, 28 June 2014 at 11:00 am. It will be held at St. Mary Parish, 340 Union Street, Bedford, Ohio, 44146. The Diocesan African Catholic Community invites you to celebrate the Faith of Africa […]

  • “Thea” Awards

    Mrs. LaQuisha Andrew, parishioner at St. Agnes-Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church and several Young Adult Women from the African American Catholic community will be recognized at the Thea Awards Honoring African American Women “In the Spirit” of Sr. Thea Bowman, FSPA, Sunday afternoon, May 3, 2015 at the Hilton Garden Inn Banquet & Conference […]

  • From a Cursed People to Sisters and Brothers: 50 Years after Vatican II How the Catholic Church Changed Its View of Judaism

    The annual Catholic-Jewish Colloquium will take place on Thursday, April 16, 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Fairmount Temple, 23737 Fairmount Boulevard, Cleveland, OH 44122. “From a Cursed People to Sisters and Brothers: 50 Years after Vatican II How the Catholic Church Changed Its View of Judaism” is the topic to be delivered in the Keynote Address by Professor Susannah […]

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