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Greater Cleveland Congregations provides much needed moral voice

by Chuck Hoven (Plain Press, June 2017)      Greater Cleveland Congregations has provided a much-needed moral voice challenging both Cleveland City Council and the Cuyahoga County Council to work with them to develop a fund to address the many needs of Clevelanders living in poverty. The group not only has given voice to the plight … Continue reading

Good Friday Procession

December 2016 Plain Press – PDF


Parishioner Cecilia Andrews celebrates 100th birthday with donation to light St. Wendelin Church’s towers

(Plain Press, November 2016)    On Saturday, October 15th, St. Wendelin Parish celebrated the 100th birthday of long time parishioner Cecilia Andrews with a party in the rectory after the evening mass. Across the parking lot from the celebration, the towers of the church were shining their bright lights.  Andrews, who will be 100 years … Continue reading

St. Rocco Parish Festival

Archwood UCC Fruit and Vegetable Sale

May Crowning Ceremony, St. Rocco Church & School

Fiesta de Reyes commemorates visit of Three Kings to Bethlehem with gifts for children

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Friday, January 8, 2016; Fiesta de Reyes (Three Kings Day Celebration), Hispanic Youth Center, 3115 Scranton Road: Mother Mary, portrayed by Tatiana Garcia, age 16, cradles the Christ child while the three kings present their gifts. Plain Press, February 2016) On January 8th, children and their families packed into the Hispanic … Continue reading

West 58th Street Church of God Back to School Celebration

St. Wendelin Parish and Prayer Garden