St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church
Serving the West Park Community since 1922
Masses  
Welcome to our Parish Community!
 WEEKLY REFLECTION FROM FR. JOHN
We live in time in a society where many of us walk through life with their heads down or buried in our cell phones, our screens, or our own agendas. Our technology these days is great, it can be very helpful, and a real blessing, but has it also ended up, in the way we have come to use it, driving us farther away from one another? Have we ever seen two people, sitting right next to each other, and instead of conversing with one another, they’re staring at their screens? I know that I can be as guilty of it as anyone else. With our addiction to our screens, we can live with someone, we can work with someone, we can go to church with someone, we can sit next to someone, all without ever truly encountering them. Who might we make an effort to encounter this week or live with? The cashier at the store? The poor? An elderly or sick neighbor or friend? A fellow parishioner? Maybe we rather than just noticing each other, we might take the time to put down our screens, and encounter each other. And maybe we might start by simply asking how are you we’re going out of our way to say hi to someone we have never said hi to before.
 
NO DAILY MASS NEXT WEEK
   Just a friendly reminder that there will no 8:30 AM Daily Mass from July 22nd through 26th.  Weekday Masses will resume on Monday, July 29th. We apologize for any inconvenience.
INSTALLATION DATE SET FOR FR. PFEIFER
   The Installation of Fr. John Pfeifer as the 7th Pastor of SVdP Parish will take place on Sunday, August 11th, at 9:00 AM, with Bishop Nelson J. Perez as the principal celebrant.

ADVISORY: There will be NO 8:00 & 10:30 AM Masses on Sunday, August 11th ONLY! We will resume the normal schedule the following weekend.
PARISH LISTENING SESSIONS
   An avenue of our encountering each other will be our upcoming parish listening sessions. These will be led by someone else and will be a chance for Fr. John to listen and get to know more about who we are, our story, our vision, and where we hope to go. Please plan on attending one of the sessions. The sessions here at SVdP will be Sunday, August 18th at 11:45 AM following the 10:30 AM Mass and Monday, August 19th at 7 pm. Both sessions at each parish will be the same, so, though you can certainly come to both, you only need to come to one.
FORMED
   We’re pleased to announce the availability of FORMED, an online service for accessing thousands of Catholic videos, audios and eBooks On Demand anytime, anywhere! As a member, you will have access to entertaining movies, inspiring audio talks, informative bible studies, and much more. We are providing this resource free of charge to help our members learn and grow in their faith. You will also be able to easily access any featured content that we are promoting within our community from time to time. So please join us.
 
 Also once you have signed up, don’t forget to download the free iOS or Android app to put FORMED at your fingertips. We hope you will enjoy this incredible gift and please spread the word to others. To sign up for FREE, just visit us here: https://svdpcleveland.formed.org.
 

Saturday Evening:
5:00 PM

Sunday:
8:00 AM & 10:30 AM
 
Monday through Friday:
8:30 AM
 
Holy Days:  Please consult our Parish Bulletin.
Confessions  
Every Saturday:
3:30 - 4:30 PM

Anytime by appointment!
Contact Us  
13400 Lorain Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio  44111
 
Parish Office:  216.252.2626
church@svdpcleveland.org

Parish Office Hours:
Monday through Friday:
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday - Sunday: Closed
Legal Holidays: Closed
 




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