Updates

An Important Conversation

On any given day, we have dozens of conversations. You may ask a coworker how their weekend went on the way to your desk. A stranger might complain to you how the temperature has dropped significantly over the past few days and you respond by saying that you're excited for fall because that means Pumpkin… Continue reading An Important Conversation

Catholicism, Famous Figures

Fr. Gene Wilson: A Local Leader of Faith

Cleveland is lucky to be home to many influential African American leaders. Spanning across many generations, organizations, and industries, these leaders have helped shaped our region. Reverend Gene Wilson, CPPS. was one of these great leaders. As the first African American to be ordained as a priest in the Diocese of Cleveland, his story is… Continue reading Fr. Gene Wilson: A Local Leader of Faith

Prayers and Intentions, Updates

Memorial Day: Honoring Those Who Lost Their Lives In Service

Memorial Day is a day dedicated to remembering the lives lost while serving in the military. First called Decoration Day, this holiday was established after the Civil War to decorate graves with flowers. The Catholic Cemeteries Association takes pride in honoring those who gave their lives in service, and we respect the contributions they made… Continue reading Memorial Day: Honoring Those Who Lost Their Lives In Service

Famous Figures

Anton Grdina: Faithful Community Leader

Often, change and improvement doesn’t come from a huge organization or powerful political leader, but rather humble and hardworking locals who care enough about their community to recognize an issue and do something about it. The Cleveland area, especially, is known for these modest leaders—one of which is Anton Grdina. Born in a small Yugoslavian… Continue reading Anton Grdina: Faithful Community Leader

Famous Figures

Frankie Yankovic: America’s Polka King

It’s no secret that Cleveland is home to a happening polka scene. Whether you’re at the Happy Dog café on polka night, or at your own neighborhood pub—polka music is a huge part of Cleveland culture. Several notable polka figures got their start in Cleveland, but most notable of all is Frankie Yankovic. Whether you’re… Continue reading Frankie Yankovic: America’s Polka King