Through its programs and ministries, the Secretariat for Parish Life and Development supports the work of the diocese and parishes by helping to build vibrant communities of faith and service.
Nurturing, promoting and sustaining the work of the Gospel is the focus of the Diocese of Cleveland's Secretariat for Parish Life and Development. The Secretariat coordinates and upholds the work of our Catholic community including pastoral ministry, evangelization, spiritual growth, and outreach with other faith communities. Through its ministries, the Secretariat recognizes and responds to the rich diversity of gifts in the Church.
The efforts of the Secretariat for Parish Life and Development are centered around the following:
Sr. Rita Mary Harwood, SND - Secretary for Parish Life and Development
(216) 696-6525 x 2200
The Office for Protection of Children & Youth provides resources, training and information on providing a safe environment for children.
The 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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