Dear Parishioners, Summer is fast approaching and while our IHM Elementary School is out capital projects begin. Flat roofs (not shingles yet) begin being re-done a.       Church b.       Rectory c.       Convent Gym floor of the PCC will be refinished Concrete sidewalks around the church repaired Lillis Drive “apron” into the school lot being repaired Lillis Drive sidewalk being […]

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Dear Parishioners, Let us all rejoice in this wonderful news! We continue to pray for Bishop-elect Woost. Many blessings, Father Jim (Diocese of Cleveland Website, May 9, 2022) Pope Francis names new auxiliary bishop for the Diocese of Cleveland Pope Francis has appointed the Rev. Michael G. Woost as auxiliary bishop of Cleveland. Bishop-elect Woost […]

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KEEPING THE FAITH INITIATIVE Dear Parishioners, In August 2022, IHM Elementary School will welcome wholeheartedly eighteen students (at the time of writing this letter and most assuredly more students to register in the next few weeks, probably totaling forty students) from Saint Joseph’s Elementary School which will be closing its doors after almost one hundred […]

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Dear Parishioners, On Wednesday afternoon April 27, 2022, Deacon Joe received his first priesthood assignment from Bishop Malesic. He will be going to Saint Bernadette Parish in Westlake. It is a four-year assignment. Saint Bernadette Parish 2256 Clague Road Westlake, Ohio 44145 http://saintbernadetteparish.org His first Pastor is Father Philip Racco. The School Principal is Maureen […]

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Dear Parishioners, When Jeff Mills and I investigated buying a new organ for IHM the decision was made to reclaim the choir loft for the placement of the new organ and the choir members. An additional organ console (called the sanctuary console) was necessary to purchase as well. Its placement is on the Holy Family […]

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Dear Parishioners, I have been asked by the diocese to make my parishioners aware of this new opportunity for you to donate funds to the Angel Scholarship Fund. As you are aware, the tuition cost for all catholic elementary schools gets higher and higher annually. Our Bishop does not want to see families leave a […]

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Dear Parishioners, The faithful throughout the Catholic Diocese of Cleveland will have an opportunity to provide financial assistance to the war victims in Ukraine as well as to support other projects in Central and Eastern Europe through the annual Collection to Aid the Church in Central and Eastern Europe. The collection is sanctioned by the […]

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