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

We are awestruck and humbled by the tremendous outpouring of support shown by our parish family to our #weGiveCatholic campaign #Giving Tuesday! Special thanks to Meritech, Inc., our corporate sponsor who generously matched donations yesterday up to $5,000! That matching gift made an enormous impact in encouraging our supporters to give early to our campaign and help us win some prizes from the Diocese of Cleveland's Catholic Community Foundation, the sponsors of yesterday's #weGiveCatholic.  Here are our final totals: SAM won the grand prize (1st place) of $2,500 from the Diocese of Cleveland's Catholic Community Foundation for having the most donors for a large parish.   SAM topped the leaderboard ALL day with the most donors!! SAM won $1,000 from the Catholic Community Foundation for having the most donations between 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Total amount raised for St. Angela Merici School Technology Fund for the purchase of iPads for Lower School students and Chromebooks for Upper School students (including all offline checks dropped off at the Parish Center, matching gift from Meritech in the amount of $5,000 and $3,500 in prize money from CCF) was $30,059!!!  

We are awestruck and humbled by the tremendous outpouring of support shown by our parish family to our #weGiveCatholic campaign #Giving Tuesday! Special thanks to Meritech, Inc., our corporate sponsor who generously matched donations yesterday up to $5,000! That matching gift made an enormous impact in encouraging our supporters to give early to our campaign and help us win some prizes from the Diocese of Cleveland's Catholic Community Foundation, the sponsors of yesterday's #weGiveCatholic. 

Here are our final totals:

SAM won the grand prize (1st place) of $2,500 from the Diocese of Cleveland's Catholic Community Foundation for having the most donors for a large parish.  

SAM topped the leaderboard ALL day with the most donors!!

SAM won $1,000 from the Catholic Community Foundation for having the most donations between 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Total amount raised for St. Angela Merici School Technology Fund for the purchase of iPads for Lower School students and Chromebooks for Upper School students (including all offline checks dropped off at the Parish Center, matching gift from Meritech in the amount of $5,000 and $3,500 in prize money from CCF) was $30,059!!!

 

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2017 Christmas season schedule

Confessions

Regular Individual Confessions: Saturday, December 16th 3:00-4:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 23rd 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Advent Communal Penance Service with Confessions on Wednesday, December 20th at 7:00 p.m. in the Church

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Saturday, December 23rd at 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 24th at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

      No 5:30 p.m. Mass due to Christmas Eve

Christmas Masses for Holy Day

Christmas Eve:

4:00 p.m. Children's Vigil

6:00 p.m. Family Vigil

8:00 p.m. Christmas Vigil

10:00 p.m. Solemn Celebration of the Lord's Birth (Adult Choir and Brass)

Christmas Day:

 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.

Feast of the Holy Family

Saturday, December 30th at 4:30 p.m.

Sunday, December 31st at 7:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m.

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God (Not a Holy Day of Obligation in U.S.A.)

Monday, January 1st at 8:30 a.m. only


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Pre-Cana Retreat 2018

Are you engaged and planning a wedding? Are planning for the sacrament of marriage? Please join married couples of all ages from our parish who will share their insights into married life and help you plan for all the days that come after the wedding day. St. Angela’s 2018 Pre-Cana Retreat will be on Saturday, March 10, 2018. To register, click the button below.  If you have any questions, please call Sarah and Brian Burke at (440) 438-3808 for more information.


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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. No prior registration is required, and admission is only $5 at the door, which includes complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Please contact Fr. Tim Roth for more details at frtim@samparish.org. To listen to the last recorded talk, click here.


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. For more information, please contact Fr. Tim Roth at frtim@samparish.org.