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Introduction to the Season of Creation

Introduction to the Season of Creation

Aug 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…

5:00pm – 8:30am – 11:30am

5:00pm – 8:30am – 11:30am

Aug 21, 2020

Although we intended to review the revised weekend liturgical schedule after a few months, the COVID-19 situation basically remains unchanged since resuming public worship in late May. Therefore, we will continue with the current liturgical schedule.  Initially, the intention was to ensure enough time to disinfect between liturgies (including Saturday…

West doors of Saint Patrick Church on Bridge Avenue as seen from portico

Can you greet? Can you ush?

Aug 15, 2020

Dear outgoing person: It’s hard for you, this time of social distancing—right? You’re called to encounter people and to help them to feel welcome. Want to live that calling in a way that fills a real parish need? Can you make it to Mass 20 minutes or so early and…

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Join the Eucharistic procession downtown

Aug 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…

Ceiling fresco of the Assumption of Mary from a Rome basilica

When is an obligation not obligatory?

Aug 9, 2020

It might depend on the day of the week. In most years, The Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary—celebrated on August 15—is a holy day of obligation for Latin Rite Catholics. However, canon law allows for the conference of bishops in different regions throughout the world to…

Attend the Catholic Women’s Conference

Attend the Catholic Women’s Conference

Aug 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…

Annual outdoor Mass under canopy 2018

Picnic in Spirit

Aug 9, 2020

Although we can’t meet this year in person for our annual outdoor Mass and parish picnic, why not throw something on the grill this Sunday afternoon, August 9, 2020, in the spirit of this annual gathering? Take a moment to pray for our parish family while enjoying family time today.…