Welcome to St. Angela Merici Parish & School in Fairview Park, Ohio

St. Angela Merici is a suburban Roman Catholic Parish which has been serving the people of Fairview Park, Rocky River and the surrounding area for 90 years. We have approximately 3,200 families involved in various aspects of Catholic life, making our parish a vibrant place. We support Catholic education with our Parish Elementary School, Parish School of Religion (PSR), and Youth of St. Angela (YOSA).

People of all faiths and all walks of life are always welcome at St. Angela's. There are many ways to become involved in our Church even if you are not yet Catholic. If you are interested in becoming Catholic we encourage you to visit our Becoming Catholic page to learn more. If you are interested in joining St. Angela's complete the Parish Registration form and either email it or return it to the Parish Center.

Our Commitment...

As faithful stewards of God’s gifts, we proclaim our commitment to…

  • Worshipping God, especially at vibrant Eucharist celebrations

  • Evangelizing enthusiastically by sharing our faith and being formed in faith

  • Reaching out to all in need by working for justice and peace

  • Encouraging our young people to be strong in living for Christ

  • Sustaining strong and excellent Catholic schools

Regular Mass / Confession Schedule

Saturday Vigil: 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m.
Saturday: 8:30 a.m. Mass,
followed by a novena to our Mother of Perpetual Help
Holy Days: Vigil 5:30 p.m., 6:30 a.m., 8:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m.
Reconciliation Schedule -  Saturday: 3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
Other times by Appointment

St. Angela Merici Social Justice Commission

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In conjunction with Hands On Northeast Ohio, St. Angela Merici School is collecting donations of toiletry items. These items will then be used to assemble toiletry kits for Cleveland’s homeless population.

All REGULAR SIZE OR TRAVEL SIZE donations are welcomed: 

Toothbrush / Toothpaste / Washcloths / Shampoo and Conditioner (2 in 1 in best) / Body soap (bar or gel) / deodorant / Disposable Razors / Shaving Cream / Small Hand Sanitizer / Gallon size storage bags / Feminine hygiene products.

Items can be brought to Mass during the weekend of January 12-13 and placed in the appropriately marked bins. For more information on Cleveland's annual Homeless Stand Down, visit https://www.handsonneo.org/HomelessStandDown.

Thank you for your compassionate support in helping our sisters and brothers in need.


Annual SAM Sports Boosters - 'A Night at the Races' 

Presented by Brigid Ryan D.D.S.


 Saturday January 26, 2019 in the St. Angela Rini Center.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. First race is at 7:30 p.m. 

Tickets are $25 each.   

Sponsorship opportunities include:

Race sponsor - available for $150 each (includes two tickets to the event). 

Horse sponsor - available for $30 each.  

To purchase tickets or sponsorship, contact Bob Rosol at 


See you there!



St. Angela Merici Pre-Cana Retreat

Registration is now open for St. Angela’s next Pre-Cana Retreat which will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2019. Space is limited, so register early.

Visit the Sacramental Life page for more information and to register.

Theology on Tap

Theology on Tap | West is a great way for young adults in their 20's and 30's to go deeper in their faith and connect with other young Catholics in the area, every 3rd Wednesday of the month at Beachcliff Tavern at 7 p.m. Admission is only $5 (cash at door, OR Pre-Sale Online), which includes complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. To listen to the last recorded talk, click here.

Questions? Contact us: totwestcle@gmail.com
- Fr. Jeff Barnish, St. Bernadette
- Fr. Eric Garris, St. Raphael

XLT West (Exult) is a powerful opportunity for all (especially teens) to adore the living Jesus in the Eucharist with live contemporary praise and worship music and guest speakers, every 4th Wednesday of the month at St. Bernadette Parish at 7 p.m. He waits for you. O Come let us adore him. 

Check out SAM in the News!

St. Angela Merici to host nationally renowned the Rev. Dick Sparks for parish retreat | Benson, John. Cleveland.com, March 1, 2018

St. Angela students use MLK Jr. Day to help homeless | Kelley, Kevin. West Life, January 17, 2018

St. Angela Merici School families unite for charity at annual MLK Day event | Benson, John. Cleveland.com, January 16, 2017

3 students recognized for their letters to U.S. troops | Kelley, Kevin. West Life, December 20, 2017  

WKYC's Monica Robins: Local school encourages students to sign social media | November 20, 2017

St. Angela Merici students, parents and staff take part in Walk to School Day | Benson, John. Cleveland.com, October 6, 2017

Two principals take the helm at St. Angela School | Kelley, Kevin. West Life, August 16, 2017