Be sure to watch your mailbox for the July/August issue of Northeast Ohio Catholic, the official magazine of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland.
Just in time for the MLB All-Star game, this issue takes a look at faith and sports. The cover story focuses on Mission Possible, a ministry spearheaded by St. Ambrose Parish in Brunswick that is working to build community in the Dominican Republic. The group is building homes and recently dedicated a new baseball field.
Also, learn about how Gabriella Kreuz and Eric Mayer live their faith while helping fans have fun at Cleveland Indians baseball games. Marco LaNave, lead broadcaster for the Akron RubberDucks, who dreams of becoming a major league announcer, talks about how his faith has been an anchor as he moved to four different states in nine years.
And with football season just around the corner, Elvis Grbac, former NFL, University of Michigan and St. Joseph High School gridiron star, shares his thoughts on faith and family.
Bishop Nelson Perez writes about young people looking to Christ for strength and hope.
Deacon Shelby Friend from Holy Spirit Parish in Garfield Heights talks about the role food plays in building a parish community. He also shares a couple of his favorite recipes.
The new issue includes a recap of the spring ordinations and jubilees, a preview of The FEST, clergy assignment changes, news briefs, Things to Do listings and a reflection by Father Dan Schlegel on his recent retreat experience in Rome and Assisi.
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