If you know that a priest or deacon is hospitalized or in need of assistance: P
lease call 216-696-6525 extension
2930 or e-mail the office firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and
let us know in a timely manner. Please be advised that the clergy medical and health updates are usually
distributed on Tuesdays of each week. To respect individuals' privacy the secretariat
communicates only those
names which have been authorized.
Are you planning your vacation and anticipating exercising public acts
of priestly/diaconal ministry in the local Church where you are vacationing? Remember, priests and deacons of the Diocese of Cleveland need a
"Testimonial of Suitability" sent to the Diocesan Bishop of the destination diocese
before you arrive on your vacation. This same requirement is necessary for any priest or
deacon who is anticipating exercising any public
acts of priestly/diaconal ministry outside his place of incardination. Please
use the on-line request
form which may be found on this page: "Letter of Suitability."
Any priest or deacon from outside the Diocese of Cleveland who will
be visiting in the Diocese of Cleveland and anticipating
exercising public acts of priestly/diaconal ministry here must have
his Diocesan Bishop or Superior send a "Testimonial of
Suitability" to the Diocese of Cleveland prior to your
arrival in the diocese. This requirement is necessary for any priest of deacon
anticipating exercising any public acts of priestly/diaconal ministry outside his place of incardination. Please contact
Father Michael Gurnick at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about this requirement.
Planning your vacation and need help covering sacramental and liturgical
obligations while you are away?
Please contact Father Don Oleksiak email@example.com to obtain a revised list of priests who
are available for coverage. A number of priests have volunteered to provide this assistance to
their brothers while away.
Regarding marriage preparation, Bishop Lennon has mandated
that all clerics use of the Prepare/Enrich set of
inventories to replace the CDEM. Trainings for Prepare/Enrich are posted on the diocesan Family &
Marriage Website at www.clevelandcatholiccharities.org/mfm.
Secretary and Vicar for Clergy and Religious
1404 East Ninth Street - 2nd Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
Phone: 216-696-6525 ext. 2930 (within the state of Ohio) or 1-800-869-6525
Rev. Michael K.
extension 2440 (within the state of Ohio) or 1-800-869-6525 extension 2440.
Office Support Staff:
Kathy Lambrix, Secretary
Phone: 216-696-6525 extension
2930 (within the state of Ohio) or 1-800-869-6525 extension 2930.