Catholic Community Connection is proud to welcome Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union as a partner organization specializing in financial services for members of the Catholic community. Founded in 1954, Ohio Catholic FCU is the largest Catholic credit union in the State of Ohio and the fourth largest in the nation. The credit union serves individual…

Sister Mary Alice Jarosz, with Bishop Roger Gries, OSB, wants us to be grateful knowing God loves us. As a new year begins, we find ourselves asking, “What will this year bring?” It’s like the song we remember, but the correct answer is not “Que sera, sera – What will be, will be.” As 2017…

Catholic Community Connection (CCC) continues work on the 2017 Summer Fellows Program. This program is a comprehensive fellowship for students from John Carroll University, Notre Dame College, and Ursuline College. Six to ten students will be selected to serve in a 10-week paid internship in CCC partner organizations or other Catholic ministries in the Diocese…

Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted Matthew 5:4 The holidays are a joyful time. Family and friends gathering for festive celebrations, music, food and fun. But for those who are grieving, the holidays can be dismal, dark and lonely. Losing a loved one is always painful and difficult. The holidays can…

In 2005 Holy Family Hospice in Parma, Ohio became a part of the St. Augustine Health Ministries, a family of community and residential services in the Diocese of Cleveland. Founded originally in 1956 by the Dominican Sisters of Hawthorne, New York, Holy Family Hospice was one of seven homes for individuals with incurable cancer. In…

By Mariah Salloum The Deaf and Hard of Hearing community may have difficulty hearing, but they had no trouble displaying pure joy at the 6th annual Deaf Access Program Benefit on Friday, October 14th. The Deaf Access Program (DAP) is a Catholic Ministry in Cleveland, Ohio whose mission is to help improve access to healthcare…

Through Music & Memory, residents are able to listen to their favorite music through the popular iPod digital music player and headphones The Village at Marymount recently received its second grant in as many months to help develop the Music & Memory Program for residents. The latest grant was awarded by the Sisters of Charity…