Orthodox Cleveland
Greater Cleveland Council of Orthodox Clergy
Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen!

Great and Holy Pascha 2016 is on Sunday, May 1.

Christ is risen from the dead, trampling down death by death and upon those in the tombs bestowing life.

Paschal Greetings in several languages.

Orthodox Christianity in Greater Cleveland, Ohio

The twenty nine Orthodox Christian parishes and two monasteries of the Cleveland and Lorain, Ohio, area welcome you. The Orthodox Church, which was established at Pentecost, proclaims the Gospel of Jesus Christ, sanctifies its adherents through sacraments and serves humanity through many charitable endeavors.

Everyone is welcome to visit an Orthodox Church; however sacraments are reserved to practicing Orthodox Christians. The information provided in this web site is presented to aid the public in locating a church, attending its services, and learning the doctrine that it proclaims.

Map of Orthodox Churches in Cleveland area 

Dates to Remember

Sundays during May/June - 6 p.m. -- The Highway to Heaven is a Staircase: A Study on the Sermon on the Mount, with H. Paul Finley, Local Director; St. Herman House -- FOCUS Clevaland at St. Matthew Church (10383 Albion Rd., N. Royalton, 44133) -- Event flier

May 26 - 6 p.m. -- 24th Annual International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) Gala Banquet at Agostino's Party Center 4630 Ridge Rd, Brooklyn, 44144) -- Event flier -- Ticket order form.

June 7 - 10 a.m. -2:30 p.m. -- Cleveland-Area Orthodox Homeschoolers trip to the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration. Cleveland-Area Orthodox Homeschoolers--which includes Pittsburgh!--would like to invite homeschoolers (or those considering homeschooling) to the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, PA, on Tuesdsay, June 7, at 10:30. We will do a service project such as work on the trails or the outdoor chapel, eat lunch together (a bag lunch you've brought for you and yours) and have a discussion with the sisters. We may end around 2:30 p.m. If you would like to come, e-mail Randi Sider-Rose in Pittsburgh by June 1 so she can pass on an accurate count of the number of children and adults to the sisters: rsiderrose@gmail.com.

June 9 & 10 -- St. John Orthodox Christian Academy Annual Rummage Sale at St. Matthew Church (10383 Albion Rd., N. Royalton, 44133) -- Event flier

June 24 - 11 a.m.-- St. Herman's House FOCUS Cleveland 3rd Annual Golf Classic at Hinkley Hills Golf Course (300 State Rd., Hinkley, 44233) -- Registration form

Festivals Summer 2016

June 16-19 -- St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, Rocky River

July 14-17 -- St. Paul Greek Orthodox Church, N. Royalton

July 23 -- St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral, Parma

August 18-21 -- SS. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Cathedra, Cleveland Heights

August 19-21 -- St. Mary Romanian Orthodox Cathedral, Cleveland

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