Get neighborly at St. Wendelin’s

This week provides two great opportunities to be with our friends at Near West partner, St. Wendelin Parish on Columbus Road. Thanksgiving Day Mass Celebration Mass will be at 9:00am on Thursday, November 26. This is the only Mass that day among the partner parishes. There will be no fellowship gathering afterwards due to COVID.…



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Protecting our children, online and off

Protecting our children, online and off

November 20, 2020

Everyone must take an active role in monitoring child safety in their families, neighborhoods and communities. It’s possible that a child may make a disclosure to you over your online communication, or that you may pick up on disturbing behavior or warning signs through that online communication. What you see, hear or observe may cause you to suspect one of…

A response to the McCarrick investigation

November 13, 2020

As many of our parishioners are well aware, the Church continues to suffer from the tragic, sinful, and illegal sexual abuse by members of the clergy and others in trusted positions of service. The recent McCarrick report, released by the Vatican this past week, reinforces the systemic failure of those who were in authority and in a position to address…

Cold weather’s just beginning…

Cold weather’s just beginning…

November 13, 2020

Hiding under your blanket? Thank the Lord you have a blanket! Just last week our own Society of Saint Vincent de Paul provided blankets and beds for two families, each single-parented, with eight children in all between the ages of 4 and 16. None had a bed—just the floor. Your generous donations of $350 so far toward this year’s Blanket…

Confirmation prep begins Sunday 11/8

Confirmation prep begins Sunday 11/8

November 5, 2020

Confirmation preparation begins this Sunday, Nov. 8, in the Oak Room of the Club, from 9:45-11:15am. For those who are unfamiliar with our campus, the Club is the large building at 3606 Bridge Avenue, immediately west of the church and rectory. Main doors face Bridge Avenue. Parking is on the west side of the building, as is the side door, which students…

Want to read “Fratelli Tutti” with us?

Want to read “Fratelli Tutti” with us?

November 5, 2020

In his most recent encyclical, released on Oct. 3, Pope Francis says, “Digital connectivity is not enough to build bridges. It is not capable of uniting humanity.” Which is true, of course, but our book discussion group is trying to make do with digital connectivity until the present health crisis passes and we can once again enjoy each other’s company…

“God Calling”: tune in

“God Calling”: tune in

November 5, 2020

When you listen to “God Calling,” a new original program on AM 1260 The Rock, you’ll hear the voices of local men and women from all walks of life, and you’ll learn how they listen to and follow God’s lead in their lives. This program is moderated by Cleveland multiple Emmy award-winning journalist and devout Catholic Paul Orlousky, and will…

Election Eve prayer service

October 30, 2020

The Newman Catholic Campus Ministry at Cleveland State University is hosting an evening of praise and adoration on Monday evening, Nov. 2, beginning at 7:00pm at historic St. Peter Church at East 17th Street and Superior Avenue.  A priest will be available to celebrate the sacrament of reconciliation during the service.  Join us in praying for a peaceful election and…