Welcome, Jesuit Volunteers

Welcome, Jesuit Volunteers

Join us in welcoming our new group of highly talented and dedicated members of the Jesuit Volunteer Corps at the 11:30am Mass on Sunday, September 27th: Danielle Boggs is from San Diego and is a recent graduate of Gonzaga University.  She will be serving at Neighborhood Family Practice in Cleveland.Brittany D’Souza, from Boise, Idaho, and graduated from…

Updates

Area parishes welcome Father Justin Freeman to MetroHealth

July 10, 2020

Effective June 1, 2020, Fr. Justin Freeman, O de M, has been appointed to serve as Catholic Chaplain of MetroHealth Medical Center with residence at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish. Because the COVID-19 pandemic has forced MetroHealth and other facilities to strictly adhere to policies impacting the work of parish priests, Father Justin is a true blessing to our…

Too much money in your pocket?

Too much money in your pocket?

July 10, 2020

We can help! The 50-50 Club has restarted their monthly drawing, which benefits the daily operations of the parish. Tickets are available in the rectory during regular hours of operation and after Sunday Masses. The tickets come with an addressed return envelope in packs of 2, 5, or 10. They can also be returned to the rectory as long as…

Limited access to rectory during COVID-19

Limited access to rectory during COVID-19

July 3, 2020

While our hope is to warmly welcome everyone to Saint Patrick Parish, for the time being the rectory building is limited to clergy, employees and scheduled volunteers. All other visits are by appointment only, as we need to ensure social distancing at all times. All visitors are required to wear masks and to sanitize their hands when entering the building.…

What happened to paper recycling?

What happened to paper recycling?

June 24, 2020

Go here for an update to this post. Dedicated recyclers may have been dismayed recently to notice the disappearance of the two paper and cardboard recycling bins from the northwest parking lot. But don’t worry: the St. Patrick Parish isn’t abandoning its long-standing effort to reduce the amount of waste that heads to landfills. We’re awaiting replacement bins, and they…

Mass on the Grass starting in July

Mass on the Grass starting in July

June 20, 2020

Our parishioners know how hot the church building can become during the peak summer months. Usually electric fans are used for air flow but this may not be the best option due to the release of respiratory droplets from each individual. We are also concerned about people’s comfort as facial masks continue to be required. For these reasons, we will…

US bishops respond to national protest & accompanying violence

June 20, 2020

Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), has issued a statement on George Floyd and the protests in American cities that have taken place over the last several days. The following is an important excerpt: The killing of George Floyd was senseless and brutal, a sin that cries out to heaven…

Important information about parish reopening

Important information about parish reopening

May 19, 2020

See the Letter from Fr. Gurnick https://youtu.be/AGKS1FS1Niw A few highlights. Be sure to read the entire letter as well. The bishops of Ohio continue to dispense all Catholics, especially those that are at-risk, from their Sunday Mass obligation.Father Gurnick provides guidance for elderly members, those with serious health issues, those who may be exposed to environments where COVID-19 is prevalent…