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Parish Mission Lent 2022

Save the Date March 24th-26th

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Mardis Gras Celebration 2022

From the Pastor


“Christmas Time Is Here”—A Charlie Brown Christmas by Vince Guaraldi and Lee Mendelson 


Dear Parishioners:

Next week is Christmas.  (Yes, hard to believe.)  I thought I’d share some details on the Masses at Holy Spirit over the next couple of weekends...


Read full update for the 2021 Christmas Masses here>>


Parish Information 

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil Mass: 5:00 pm

Sunday Masses: 9:00 am | 10:30 am | 12:00 pm

Weekday Masses: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri: 8:30 am

Holy Day and Holiday Masses refer to bulletin

2021 Christmas Mass Updates & Schedule

Office Hours

Monday - Friday  9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: CLOSED

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PSR & Sacrament News

PSR 2022 MLK Break

Parent Meeting for Confirmation Moved

First Reconciliation Parent Meeting Moved

2022 Marches for Life

What do you do to defend the unborn?

Join your local Clevelanders on Saturday, January 15th and your fellow Americans in Washington D.C. on Friday January 21st to be a voice for the voiceless. 


2022 Cleveland March for Life


More details HERE>>

Take action and mark your calendar today. 

A Word From Our Parish Catechetical Leader


"O Root of Jesse’s stem,
Sign of God’s love for all his people:
Come to save us without delay!"

~Magnificat Antiphon at Vespers for December 19


Soon we are celebrating the fourth and final Sunday of Advent. Christmas is almost here with its celebration of the birth our Lord in the flesh for which we have been waiting in hopeful expectation these past several weeks. This is a special time that brings together family and friends, and so I wish all blessings on all our Holy Spirit Parish family.

I sincerely want to thank everyone who has been praying for my recovery from COVID-19!  I am still convalescing but my health care team says that I am improving.  I look forward to returning to the parish office but, for now, I am working from home.  During my absence from the parish office, email is the best way to contact me: [email protected].

PSR & Sacrament Prep Updates Here >>

May you have a joyous and grace-filled Christmas!


Chris Hoag
Parish Catechetical Leader




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Holy Spirit Parish Bulletin

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The Synod - It's Here!

Synod 2021-2023


The Listening Session Schedule Has Been Released.


Click here to view times and to sign up! >>



Heart of the Shepard Campaign

From Rev. Charles F. Strebler, Pastor

Dear Parishioners:

I am writing you to inform you of Holy Spirit Parish’s participation in the Heart of the Shepherd (HOS) campaign in the Diocese of Cleveland.  Heart of the Shepherd is a 30-million dollar ($30M), diocese-wide campaign to raise monies for the renovation of the Borromeo/St. Mary Seminary facilities, including student rooms and the chapel; fully funding the priest retirement fund; and providing for debt reduction to recently ordained priests who come out of the seminary with significant debt from educational costs.  


This Week on Formed.org

A COVID-19 Message from the Diocese of Cleveland

12 Days of Christmas Raffle

Congratulations to the winners of the 12 Days of Christmas Raffle benefitting the St. Elizabeth Hunger Center in Lorain. Twelve Baskets stuffed with various prizes (Including Malley's Chocolates, a Money Tree, and More!) were raffled off with the proceeds to assist those who would otherwise be hungry this Christmas.
Thank you to all the volunteers and contributors for making this possible!

12 Days of Christmas Raffle Benefitting the St. Elizabeth Center

  • Great prizes for a better cause! Click to learn more about or donate to the St. Elizabeth Center
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Recent Events

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the Holy Spirit 2021 Oktoberfest! We had a great turnout and a great time was had by all.

Want to get a heads up in advance about our next festival? Send us an email at [email protected]

Daily Mass Readings

Memorial of Saint Anthony. Abbot

Readings for the Memorial of Saint Anthony, abbot

Reading I 1 Sm 15:16-23

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Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reading I Is 62:1-5

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Saturday of the First Week in Ordinary Time

Reading I 1 Sm 9:1-4, 17-19; 10:1

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Links & Newsletter


Masses Live Streamed from Holy Spirit, Avon Lake

Spirit News - January 17th, 2022

Spirit News - January 10th, 2022

Spirit News - January 3rd, 2022

Spirit News - December 27th, 2021

Merry Christmas & Happy Feast of the Holy Family! - December 25-26th, 2021

Spirit News - December 20th, 2021

Spirit News - December 13th, 2021

Spirit News - December 6th, 2021

Spirit News November 29th, 2021





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Mass Times


Can we assist you? 

Click on any names below to reach the parish staff.  We would be happy to answer any questions about our community and activities.

Parish Staff

St. Joseph Parish Mass Times

Address: 32929 Lake Rd., Avon Lake

Saturday Vigil Mass:  4:30 p.m. 

Sunday Mass:  8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.  

Daily Mass:    Monday through Friday 8 a.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation:  Saturday from 3 to 4 p.m.

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil Mass: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday Masses:
9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m.
Weekday Masses: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday--8:30 a.m.
Holy Day and Holiday Masses refer to bulletin

St. Raphael Parish Mass Times

525 Dover Center Rd., Bay Village

Saturday Vigil Mass:  4:30 p.m. 

Sunday Mass:  8 a.m., 10 a.m. and 12 noon 

Daily Mass:    Monday thru Friday 9:15 a.m.

Sacrament of Reconciliation:  Saturday from 3 to 4 p.m.

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