The 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.
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.
The clergy directory provides information regarding current clerical assignments in the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland.
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.
The Office for Religious assists the Bishop in his responsibilities to the women and men religious of the diocese.
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.
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.
The Office of Ongoing Formation for Clergy provides programs, workshops, convocations, pastoral leadership training and development opportunities for priests and deacons to assist them in the process of lifelong learning and formation for ministry and service to God’s people.
Statistics of those in ministry in the Diocese of Cleveland as of January 17, 2019.
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.
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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