Reflect with us this season

Reflect with us this season

We miss you. We need to hear your voice, or at least to read it. Care to comment? Please do. In recent years, during the liturgical seasons of Advent and Christmas, we’ve placed near the entrances of the church copies of a little book called Waiting in Joyful Hope. Many parishioners have picked up these…

Updates

Remembering aborted children

Remembering aborted children

September 4, 2020

Interfaith memorial services and solemn prayer vigils will be held on Saturday, September 12, at Holy Cross Cemetery in Akron, Resurrection Cemetery in Valley City, and across the country for the innocent victims of abortion. Holy Cross Cemetery, Akron – This event will take place online and virtually.  Virtual prayers, hymns, scriptures, and reflections by local leaders will conclude with…

Hello again, Ms. Megan!

Hello again, Ms. Megan!

August 28, 2020

Are your children missing our weekly Children’s Liturgy of the Word? While we are unable to gather in person, we are posting a short video for our youngest parishioners online every week. Families with children in preschool through grade 2 will find age-appropriate reflections on the Gospel reading, songs, stories, and fun activities. Videos are posted here around 5:00pm every…

Franciscan custody of the Holy Land

Franciscan custody of the Holy Land

August 28, 2020

Due to COVID-19, we were unable to host the annual Good Friday Holy Land Collection. Pope Francis has approved this year’s collection to be conducted on the weekend of September 12-13 throughout the world, the closest Sunday to the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross. The Holy Land is under the custodianship of the worldwide network of Franciscans,…

Introduction to the Season of Creation

Introduction to the Season of Creation

August 28, 2020

In 1989, Ecumenical Patriarch Demitrios I proclaimed September 1 as a day of prayer for creation.  The World Council of Churches extended the celebration from September 1 to October 4.  Pope Francis welcomed the season officially in 2015. The theme in 2020 is “Jubilee for the Earth” as the first earth day was in 1970.  We need to reconcile ourselves…

Join the Eucharistic procession downtown

August 15, 2020

Legion of Mary Cleveland West Comitium invites you to a traditional Eucharistic procession on Saturday, September 5, 2020, at noon at the Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in downtown Cleveland. The procession along the sidewalks of downtown Cleveland will be less than a mile. As we walk, we will pray and sing in honor of our Eucharistic Lord Jesus…

Attend the Catholic Women’s Conference

Attend the Catholic Women’s Conference

August 9, 2020

All women are invited to attend the Cleveland Catholic Women’s Live-Streamed Conference, a one-day event for adult women who wish to learn and pray as they grow deeper in their faith. The conference will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2020, from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Inspired by St. Thérèse of Lisieux, the theme of this year’s conference is “Simply Holy:…

The FEST@Home

The FEST@Home

August 6, 2020

Every year at this time, The FEST brings together thousands of people from across our diocese for an amazing day of faith, family and fun. Things are a little different this year for just about everything, including The FEST. Join us on Sunday, August 9, for The FEST@Home. You’ll get to enjoy the most inspiring and uplifting music from nine…