Holy Week and Easter liturgies at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
April 11, 2019
(CLEVELAND, OH) – Holy Week begins on Palm Sunday, April 14, and concludes on Easter Sunday, April 21. The summit of the liturgical year in the Catholic Church is the Easter triduum, which runs from the evening of Holy Thursday (April 18) to the evening of Easter Sunday. The liturgical celebrations will take place at the Cathedral of St. Joh...
St. Augustine Hunger Center seeks donations to feed 10,000 on Easter
April 10, 2019
(CLEVELAND, OH) – St. Augustine Hunger Center and Parish, located on West 14th Street in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood, will provide an Easter meal for the 46th year with the prospect of feeding 10,000 people who would otherwise be unable to have a traditional Easter meal. The hunger center is in need of food donations, financial co...
New Catholic Charities outreach center to open in Akron; Bishop Perez to bless the center
April 1, 2019
Catholic Charities Summit County is set to open its new St. John the Baptist Community Outreach Center at 1034 Brown Street, in Akron, Friday, April 5, at 9 a.m. The Most Reverend Bishop Nelson Perez will bless the new center which will house intensive outpatient, counseling and recovery coach services. This new recovery support services program i...
Two men in formation for the priesthood to be ordained to the diaconate at St. John Cathedral
April 1, 2019
Two men studying at Saint Mary Seminary have been called to the Order of Deacon by the Most Reverend Nelson J. Perez for service to the Diocese of Cleveland. The ordination will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist, Cleveland, Ohio. The Most Reverend Nelson J. Perez will be the ordaining bis...
Catholic Diocese of Cleveland names Dr. Frank O’Linn as its new superintendent of schools
March 15, 2019
The Most Reverend Nelson J. Perez, Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, announces the appointment of Frank W. O’Linn, Ed.D, to serve as Secretary for Education and Superintendent of Schools for the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. O’Linn has held the position in an interim capacity since March of 2018. Prior to his interim appoint...
Ash Wednesday is March 6, marking the start of the season of Lent. Bishop Perez to distribute ashes during noon Mass
February 28, 2019
(CLEVELAND, OH) – Ash Wednesday begins the season of Lent, so named because of the Church’s tradition of marking the foreheads of each member of the faith community with consecrated ashes on that day. Catholics receive ashes as a tangible reminder that Lent is a time for prayer, fasting and charitable works (almsgiving) in preparation f...
Diocese of Cleveland to have annual Mass for Life at 10 a.m. Jan. 22 at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist
January 17, 2019
(CLEVELAND, OH) – Each year a Mass for Life is celebrated at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist on the anniversary date of the United States Supreme Court ruling commonly known as Roe v. Wade. The 1973 landmark decision established that in the United States a woman’s right to choose an abortion is protected by the privacy rights g...
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