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Pope Francis, The Joy of the Gospel

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$1.4M in Grant Distributions Highlight Catholic Schools Week Celebration in the Diocese of Cleveland

The Catholic Community Foundation has made a distribution in the amount of $1,393,573 to the Office of Catechetical Formation and Education to provide assistance to a total of 156 Catholic schools and parish catechetical programs in the Diocese of Cleveland. Grants are being awarded to...

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Monday, October 1, 2018

Bishop's 2018 Golf Classic

Join Bishop Perez and our emcee, former Cleveland Indians manager Mike Hargrove, for the most anticipated Golf Classic in Northeast Ohio. Tee off at the newly renovated Westwood Country Club on October 1 to benefit students in need with tuition assistance for Catholic education and to...

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