St. Monica Parish in Garfield Hts. was in full bloom at their Health Fair, “Blossoming into Health, Wellness & Fitness” on Saturday April 1, 2017. Catholic Community Connection cosponsored the event, which served as the kick-off to St. Monica’s new Wellness Ministry. The fair offered health presentations, screenings, interactive health education teaching stations and over 60 exhibitors. Parishioners from St. Monica and cluster parishes, residents of Garfield Heights and neighboring communities were among the 250 participants.

Catholic Cemeteries Association, Light of Hearts Villa, Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union, St. Augustine Health Ministries, and St. Vincent Charity Medical Center joined Catholic Community Connection in providing health education, service information, and linkage in the areas of finance, health, wellness, social services, senior living and end of life care.

L to R: Barb Palumbo, Sales & Development with the Catholic Cemeteries Association, Helen Pilla, Catholic Community Connection.
In providing a consecrated place for burial, the Catholic Cemeteries Association treat the deceased and their families with dignity and respect. Please contact Barb at 216.641.7575 X109












Tami Trivonovich, Vice President –Regional Manager, Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union. Financial Wellness is one of the eight key components of Personal Wellness. Financial Wellness encompasses how a person handles his or her monies in ways that are sustaining now and prepare them for financial wellness in the future. For more information regarding the services that are provided by the Ohio Catholic Federal Credit Union, please call 216-663-8090.







Leslie Andrews RN, MPA, CDE, Diabetes Education Program Coordinator at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center, provided education, and information on diabetes-how to lower your risk, and manage your diabetes more effectively. For more information please contact Leslie at 216- 241 5631