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...
St. Augustine Parish, Hunger Center request turkeys, cash donations, volunteers to serve 20,000 Thanksgiving meals
November 15, 2018
(CLEVELAND, OH) – For the 46th year, St. Augustine Parish plans to provide a full Thanksgiving meal to any person in need or to those living alone on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22. This year, the parish and Hunger Center, located on West 14th St. in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood, anticipate preparing and distributing more than 20,000 mea...
Bishop William Cosgrove Center serves up hospitality for the homeless at annual Feast and Fellowship luncheon 11:30 a.m. to 1p.m. Nov. 9
November 9, 2018
(CLEVELAND, OH) – On Nov. 9, the Bishop William Cosgrove Center, which offers a multitude of services and free meal programs to support the area’s homeless and disenfranchised, will serve its annual Feast and Fellowship luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The facility is located on Superior Avenue at East 18th Street in downtown Clevelan...
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