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Please share your plans for Christmas

Please share your plans for Christmas

IMPORTANT!   YOUR RESPONSE IS NEEDED Bishop Edward Malesic has informed us that the dispensation from the obligation to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days remains in effect for the foreseeable future. With this in mind, we invite you to share your intention regarding Christmas Eve or Christmas Day liturgies.  For the sake of everyone’s…

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Blessing of Homeless Jesus

Blessing of Homeless Jesus

Apr 5, 2022

From Diocese of Cleveland On Sunday, April 3rd Bishop Malesic came to St. Malachi to bless the Homeless Jesus statue that is part of the 6 sculptures based on Matthew 25 from the Community West Foundation. See the article on the diocesan website.

Tenebrae Service

Tenebrae Service

Apr 5, 2022

A Tenebrae Service of Shadows and Light will be held Monday, April 11 at 7:00pm at St. Malachi Church. Tenebrae is a Holy Week devotion which dates back to the 7th or 8th century and is characterized by scripture, hymns and the successive extinguishing of candles as the service progresses. This beautiful prayer has become a longstanding collaboration of the…

Spring clean-up

Spring clean-up

Mar 31, 2022

All spades, rakes and shovels on deck for a Spruce Up St. Patrick Campus event on Saturday, April 9 from 10:00-11:30am. Light refreshments will follow. Bring your gardening gloves, hat and gardening tools to help with prepping the flower beds around St. Pat’s for spring planting and sprucing up the grounds for Easter. Contact Judy Opalach for more information. jtopalach@gmail.com…

Synod Listening Sessions Summary

Synod Listening Sessions Summary

Mar 25, 2022

Between early December 2021 and mid-January 2022, St Malachi and St Patrick held five Parish Listening Sessions and two Ministry Listening Sessions (with guests who utilize our food ministries). Using Diocese Parish Life Office guidelines, we engaged with a total of 70 participants. Unfortunately, we were unable to attract non-attending parishioners. We reached about 63 engaged parishioners and 7 guests…

Easter basket blessing

Easter basket blessing

Mar 25, 2022

In addition to our liturgies during Holy Week, we invite you to the annual Blessing of Easter Baskets on Holy Saturday, April 16th from 10:00am until noon in front of St. Patrick rectory. Stay in your car or come on up to the rectory steps and have your Easter food blessed. Little Easter eggs will be provided for the children.…

St. Patrick’s Day Success

St. Patrick’s Day Success

Mar 21, 2022

Thank you to the approximately 600 people who attended the Mass celebrating our patronal feast and to the many, many people who worked so hard to make the event possible! Our Restoration Committee worked so hard to bring back this event after the pandemic and all of Cleveland deeply appreciates their hard work and dedication to this parish and this…

Creation Care news

Creation Care news

Mar 17, 2022

Weekly Lenten reflection: God’s covenant is a two-way relationship. God gives land to Abram and his descendants. In return, God expects that we be good stewards of it. See weekly reflections and suggested actions here. Please join us on our next Litter Pilgrimage! Lenten Lament for Creation at St Pat’s: Wednesday, March 23, 6:30-7:30pm. The West Side Creation Care Team invites…