St. Wendelin Parish - Cleveland

2281 Columbus Rd | Cleveland, OH 44113 | 216-696-1926

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Easter Week Photos

Hopefully you were able to join us for Holy Week and Easter services.  If not, here are some photos from the weekend.

Holy Week Services

Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Mass begins at 9:45am
Monday Mass at 11am followed by Stations of the Cross
Monday, Tenebrae Service at St. Boniface, 7pm
Thursday of the Lord’s Supper (Holy Thursday) 6pm
Good Friday of the Passion of the Lord, 3pm
Food Blessing, Saturday at 2pm
Easter Vigil in the Holy Night of Easter, gather at 7:30pm
Easter Day Mass at 10am

2018 Catholic Charities In-Pew Appeal

The 2018 Catholic Charities Annual In-Pew Appeal is February 10-11

                Your support is an act of mercy that will change lives. 

                          Watch the video below to learn more. 

                                          Please be generous!  

 

To make a gift to Catholic Charities, Click Here

 

Please Join Us for Christmas

Christmas_card_2015Our Advent celebration begins with light in the midst of darkness, the light of a candle, the bright light of a tree.  This light beckons us to draw near to the Word of God and to the Word made Flesh in the Eucharist.  It leads us also to celebrate the coming of the Light of Lights.  May the days of Advent lead us to a bright and joyful celebration of Jesus, Incarnate among us, and to his manifestation to the world in Epiphany.

Blessings to you and yours!

Fr. Robert J. Kropac,  Pastor

 

On Christmas Eve, services will begin at 4:00 pm with a musical prelude and Mass at 4:30 pm.  On Christmas Day, Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am.  All are welcome to share this joyous time with us at St. Wendelin Parish!

 

Click on the links below to hear some of the traditional Slovak and English carols from past Christmases.

Do Hory, Do Lesa/Povedzte Nam – (Slovak Christmas Carol medley)

K Jeziskovi Do Betlema – (Slovak Christmas Carol)

Narodil Sa Christus Pan – (Slovak Christmas Carol)

Silent Night/Ticha Noc – (Classic Christmas Carol)

2nd District Clothing Drive (Ends January 14th)

Your help is needed to collect items for the Cleveland Police Department’s Second District clothing drive for our homeless population.  There is a box in the back of the church for our donations.

 

socks“The Cleveland Police Second District will be teaming up with the community to collect cold weather clothing for our homeless population. Specific items that are most needed are socks, boots, gloves, and thermal underwear for adult men and women. Lightly used laundered items will be accepted. We look forward to your generosity!”

Prayer Labyrinth Lecture, YouTube video

If you missed the lecture on the Prayer Labyrinth, watch the YouTube video (below) of the lecture thanks to George Gates, parishioner and owner of Commercial Sound and Image.

 

Prayer Garden Dedication, July 29th

Saturday July 29th is the Fifth Anniversary of our re-opening and we will bless and dedicate our new St. Wendelin statue in the Prayer Garden after mass, followed by a reception.  Expect your invitation in the next week’s mail.  If you do not receive one, please call the rectory!

Save postage and drop your reply card in the basket during mass.

We Need Your Help During Holy Week

We’re using SignUp.com to organize our upcoming Sign-ups for Holy Week.  We need your help to volunteer to get your feet washed on Holy Thursday, or to carry the statue on Good Friday, or to carry the Risen Jesus at the Vigil on Holy Saturday.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

 

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com:

 

    http://signup.com/go/bnBXHL

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

 

3) Sign up! It’s Easy – you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com.

 

Note: SignUp.com does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me, Susan, at office@stwendelincleveland.org and I can sign you up manually.

Fr. Marek Visnovsky: Icons: A View Into the Sacred

Meet Fr. Marek Visnovsky, as he speaks about icons which are well known to the Christians of the Eastern Rites. These sacred images can lead you to the appreciation of the church as an icon of Christ, and of yourself as an icon as well. Perfect for Lent, spend time with us at 12 noon or at 7pm on Tuesday, March 21st. Call St. Wendelin Parish at 216.696.1926 for more information.

See the flyer for more information.

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