A strong sense of faith is an asset many use to progress in their work and empathetically affect those around them. Tom McCarthy was awarded a 2018 Summer Fellowship and assigned to serve at the Sisters of Charity Health System (SCHS). Tom has an incredible foundation of faith and it shines brightly through his interactions…

The opportunity to work at the Catholic Cemeteries Association (CCA) was unexpected, and the engagement in a real-word work experience can only be described as remarkable. My name is Antonio Vuyancih, and I had the pleasure of earning a summer fellowship position at the CCA. Currently, I am in my final semester at John Carroll…

2018 Summer Fellow Milesa Davis will graduate from Notre Dame College in 2019. She will receive a Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems and a minor in Communication and Art. Milesa served at The Village at Marymount, a senior living facility in Garfield Heights. Milesa, along with her worksite mentor, Sister Mary Alice Jarosz,…

This past summer Catholic Community Connection sought out and hired eight fellows to work alongside members of separate Catholic organizations in the greater Cleveland area. Ursuline College senior, Haley Knox, is a Division II athlete playing soccer for the Arrows on scholarship. She is a business management major with emphasis on corporate social responsibility and…

Mercer, Pennsylvania (PA) native Jacob Schupp earned the prestigious position as this summer’s Fellow through the Catholic Community Connection at the Village of St. Edward. Jacob came to Cleveland from PA to attend John Carroll University (JCU) where he is working on a finance major and intends to pursue a career in healthcare administration. His…

Catholic Cemeteries Association (CCA), Diocese of Cleveland, reflects on the nature of their mission. CCA practices both the Corporal Work of Mercy of burying the dead, as well as the Spiritual Work of Mercy of praying for the dead. The key to creating an engaging and uplifting work culture is reminding all CCA employees, families,…

“Mary, Star of Hope” was the theme of the 4th Annual Young Catholic Professionals 2018 National Conference held in Cleveland, Ohio. YCP members from all over the country gathered September 7-9 on the beautiful campus of St. Ignatius High School. Catholic Community Connection, along with partner organizations Catholic Charities, Rose-Mary, Sisters of Charity Health System,…