Phone: 216-696-6525

Toll Free: 1-800-869-6525

Address: 1404 East 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114

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Clergy & Religious

Office for Clergy and Religious collaborates with the bishop in a ministry of service and ongoing formation to those who serve as ecclesial ministers.


"Go into all the world and preach the good news to all creation." (Mark 16:15)

The Office for Clergy and Religious (Secretariat for Clergy and Religious) serves the needs of the clergy and religious who support the Diocese of Cleveland. Responsibilities include assisting with clergy and religious assignments, welfare of personnel, and spiritual development. This office serves as a liaison between the Diocese of Cleveland and all clergy, deacons and those fulfilling religious vocations.

Have questions? Contact the Office for Clergy and Religious.

Rev. Daniel Schlegel, Vicar for Clergy
(216) 696-6525 x 2440

Contact Rev. Daniel Schlegel, Vicar for Clergy

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Office of the Vicar

Office of the Vicar

The Office of Vicar for Clergy and Religious is charged with the responsibility of providing ministry to the ministers serving the people of the Diocese of Cleveland.

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Continuing Education

Continuing Education

The Continuing Education Office aims at forming ministerial identity, sanctity, integrity and competency.

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Diaconate

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Directory

Directory

The clergy directory provides information regarding current clerical assignments in the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland.

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Letter of Suitability Request

Letter of Suitability Request

All priests and deacons are required to request a letter of suitability from our Bishop for any ministry that is done outside of the Diocese of Cleveland.

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Office for Religious

Office for Religious

The Office for Religious assists the Bishop in his responsibilities to the women and men religious of the diocese.

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Office for Senior Deacons

Office for Senior Deacons

The Office for Senior Deacons collaborates with the Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland and the Office of Secretariat for Clergy and Religious to offer a ministry of services to the senior deacons within the diocese.

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Office for Senior Priests

Office for Senior Priests

The Office of Senior Priests collaborates with the Bishop and Secretariat for Clergy and Religious to minister to the senior priests of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland.

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Statistics

Statistics

Statistics of those in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland as of January 17, 2019.

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Vocations & Seminaries

Vocations & Seminaries

The vocation office of the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland serves all those discerning a vocation so that they may receive clarity through the Holy Spirit and the courage to act.

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Contact

Contact

The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland is dedicated to serving the mission of the Church. We welcome all questions via phone or email inquiry.

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