Friday, April 28, 2017



Catholic Charities, St. Augustine Health Ministries staff and residents get a visit from Bishop Thomas


Bishop Daniel Thomas, apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Cleveland, spent several busy days in the diocese this week meeting with senior staff, soon-to-be-ordained seminarians, staff at Catholic Charites, and mingling with staff and residents at St. Augustine Health Ministries.

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Diocese of Cleveland's Center for Pastoral Leadership will host an open house on April 30


The Center for Pastoral Leadership, or CPL, is one of the hidden treasures of the Diocese of Cleveland.

CPL, located at 28700 Euclid Ave., Wickliffe, is celebrating its 25th anniversary and will have a free open house for the community . . .

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Special liturgy celebrates 170th anniversary of the Diocese of Cleveland


Nearly a dozen priests concelebrated the noon Mass on April 24 at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist to mark the 170th anniversary of the Diocese of Cleveland. Principal celebrant and homilist was Father John Manning of the Office for Senior Priests.

Father Manning used the Bishop Rappe chalice at the Mass. The historic chalice was used by Bishop Louis Amadeus Rappe, the . . .

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Two local Catholic elementary schools receive prestigious national awards

National magazine selects Berea and Brunswick schools for efforts to include autistic students and to aid the homeless

Today's Catholic Teacher, a national magazine, recognized the Academy of St. Adalbert in Berea and St. Ambrose School in Brunswick as 2017 recipients of the prestigious Innovations in Catholic . . .

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Professed religious in the diocese mark jubilees with liturgy, lunch

Nearly 100 members of religious communities from throughout the Diocese of Cleveland celebrated their 75th, 70th, 60th, 50th and 25th jubilees at a special liturgy and luncheon on April 22 at the Center for Pastoral Leadership in Wickliffe.

Bishop Roger Gries, auxiliary bishop emeritus of the diocese . . .

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Why be afraid when God is always showing the way, pope says at audience

VATICAN CITY (CNS) - Christians always have hope, no matter how bleak, bad or uncertain the journey, because they know God is always by their side, Pope Francis said.

In fact, "even crossing parts of the world (that are) wounded, where things are not going well, we are among those who, even there . . .

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And finally...


Did you know the May 2017 dates and speakers have been announced for the three First Friday Clubs in the Cleveland diocese?

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Read the latest edition of

Northeast Ohio Catholic!


In this issue of Northeast Ohio Catholic magazine, take a look at the highlights of Bishop Richard Lennon's 10 years in Cleveland and meet Toledo Bishop Daniel Thomas who was appointed as apostolic administrator of the diocese.

Click HERE for digital page-turn edition.



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