Sister Corita and the Saint Augustine Hunger Center

by Meg Hadzinsky

Walk into St. Augustine’s Hunger Center (2486 W 14th Street, 216.781.5530) on any given day, and you will be met by smiling volunteers, with the fresh aroma of home cooked food, and a hug from the women behind it all – Sister Corita Ambro. For the past 47 years, Sister Corita has served the Tremont community by providing meals and more importantly unconditional support for the homeless. Continue reading

Pilgrim Church Invites Arts, Faith, and Community Groups to Share Space

Pilgrim Congregational United Church of Christ is a Just Peace and an Open and Affirming congregation in the United Church of Christ (UCC), located at 2592 West 14th Street (216.861.7388, info@pilgrimalive.org). The church extends an invitation to all Tremonsters to come and share our gifts.  Carter Eugene reports on the church’s special outreach to Tremont’s arts groups, Tremont’s faithful, and Tremont’s community organizations, inviting one and all to join the many already making use of Pilgrim Church as a vital community resource (report produced by John Eppich). Continue reading

What Goes Down Must Come Up

Photo by Joshua C York

Photo by Joshua C York

“Why learning to mountain bike in the Cleveland Metroparks has gotten me nowhere!”
by Joshua C York

Today I found myself atop what was oddly a very tall hill in an otherwise pretty flat part of Oklahoma. I was in Tulsa, and I rode the Turkey Mountain trail network up and down and back and forth and somehow gained 800 feet to be straddling my bike and gazing down a straight chute of rock and scree and wondering just how I was supposed to ride back down the sketchiest stretch of downhill I have ever attempted. Continue reading

St. Wendelin Parish to Break Ground on a New Parish Prayer Garden

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by Susan Kidd

St. Wendelin Parish, on Columbus Road, will break ground on a new Parish Prayer Garden. The Garden sits behind the rectory and will include beautification of the entire property.

“This project began as a plan to make the rectory and the grounds more accessible, beautiful and more available to the community and our parish,” said Fr. Robert Kropac, pastor of St. Wendelin Parish. Continue reading

45TH ANNUAL TREMONT GREEK FEST IS A MUST FOR MEMORIAL WEEKEND

The Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church in Tremont is gearing up once again, to host the 45th Annual Tremont Greek Fest. The Tremont Greek Fest, which celebrates the Greek American diaspora in Cleveland, Ohio, welcomes the city to experience being Greek for the weekend.

The Tremont Greek Fest held Memorial Day weekend May 22rd – 25th is another highlight in Cleveland’s Memorial Day weekend activities. The festival is free of charge and parking is free. All major credit cards are also accepted.

There will be plenty of food such as gyros, lamb shank, Dolmathes (stuffed grape leaves), baklava, and many assorted wines, Greek beer, and plenty of Ouzo.  This year, the festival committee is working on showing the “Big Games” so that you don’t have to miss a minute of the action. Details to follow. Continue reading