Friday, August 18, 2017



Historic installation of new Bishop of Cleveland is Sept. 5


For only the 11th time in the 170-year history of the Diocese of Cleveland, a bishop will be installed to lead the more than 675,000 Catholics in the eight-county diocese.

The Most Rev. Nelson J. Perez will be installed as Cleveland's 11th bishop at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5 in a special Mass at St. John Cathedral in downtown Cleveland.  Bishop Perez, 56, was named . . .

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Bishop inspires educators at start of new school year


Says some youth are 'homeless,' seeking truth and love

Charging them to "Go forth as missionary disciples," the Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, Bishop of Bridgeport, Connecticut inspired some 1,200 teachers, principals, administrators, parish catechetical leaders, parish school of religion instructors and ministry volunteers from across the Diocese of Cleveland during a gathering on Aug. 10 at . . .

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Hundreds celebrate Assumption feast day at national shrine near Warren

A moving candlelight procession honoring the Blessed Virgin Mary highlighted a three-day celebration at the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Lebanon in North Jackson, Ohio, just south of Warren.

The faithful, many of the Maronite Catholic tradition, traveled from Youngstown, Cleveland and Akron as well as Pennsylvania and New York to participate in the 52nd annual Assumption pilgrimage.

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Statement of Bishop Daniel E. Thomas, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Cleveland, regarding racial violence in Charlottesville, VA

We remember those who tragically lost their lives, those who were injured and all those impacted by the brutal effects of violence, racism and hatred so vividly reflected during the events surrounding the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

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Proposed legislation could expand school choice options

State lawmakers are considering legislation that could provide parents with more options for their children's education, including Catholic, charter and other private schools.

"Parents should have a choice when it comes to educating their children," said Father John Carlin, pastor of St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Parma.

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And finally...


Did you know, "The Urgent Call for Prayer and Reparation: The Appeal of Our Lady of Fatima" will beginning at 7:30 p.m. on Friday Sept. 1 and continuing through the night until 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2 at Cleveland's Mary Queen Peace of Peace Parish?

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Read the latest edition of

Northeast Ohio Catholic!


In this issue of Northeast Ohio Catholic magazine, read about how special this year's Easter Vigil Mass was for the Hudec family and Father Paul Schindler, who shares the story of his 50-year vocation to the priesthood and his life as a missionary in El Salvador.

Click HERE for digital page-turn edition.



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