Serving others and celebrating the Lord in all He has given to us!

We’re happy you could visit us!

Learn more about our parish community! It is our hope that if you are in the local area you will stop in to see us. We are a vibrant community of all ages, with parishioners from various backgrounds. Our parish is located in the town of Kirtland, an eastern suburb of Cleveland.

As you browse through our website, we hope  you will enjoying getting to know us and seeing what we are all about.

Worship With Us:

Mass Schedule: Saturday Vigil: 5:00 pm,
Sunday: 8:30 am & 11:00 am

Rosary: Monday thru Friday at 8:00 am

Weekday Liturgy: Monday thru Friday at 8:30 am

Upcoming Events

39th Annual Reverse Raffle

Our 39th Annual Reverse Raffle will be held on Saturday, November 3rd at La Malfa Party Center. Prepare yourself for an evening of fun, fellowship and great food. All money raised stays in our parish. Purchase your tickets now  – names and phone numbers of committee members are listed in the bulletin.

Did you know that PSR stands for Parish School of Religion? Class schedules are now available. Classes are on Sundays (Pre-K through 5th grade) from 9:30am to 10:50am, Wednesdays (K through 5th grade) from 4:30pm to 6:00pm. Middle School classes (grades 6-8) are Tuesday nights from 7:00pm to 8:30pm.

Classes have already begun and correspond to the Kirtland school year. Click here for a 2018 registration form.

The Catholics Coming Home Program is designed to reach out and invite inactive and non-practicing Catholics to return “home” and reactivate their faith. The six weekly sessions now being held at Divine Word in Kirtland started on Tuesday, Oct 2 from 7 to 8:30 pm. Call the Parish office for more information.

St. Vincent de Paul 32nd Annual Blanket Sunday

It’s hard to think that someone will be cold this winter, but you can get a heart-warming feeling by helping to keep that someone warm. Blankets and monetary donations will be gratefully accepted the weekend of October 13th and 14th. Donate online at

The Ark Encounter Ever wonder what it was like to walk inside Noah’s Ark? Come and see! Following the design and dimensions given to Noah in the Old Testament, 100 skilled Amish carpenters labored for six years to build this largest wooden structure in the world. Travel via motorcoach to Covington, Kentucky. Cost is $299. More details in the bulletin. Call Debbie at the Parish Office to register.

Walking the Journey

Joseph House Donations

Our new location – nearly 2,000 square feet – is just two storefronts down from the previous facility, 6108 St. Clair Avenue. To visit or volunteer, contact Fr. Dave at the Parish Office.

Thank you to everyone who has given to support our shoppers in their time of need. Due to the incredible kindness and generosity we have experienced, Joseph House is able to accept only the following items:
     Winter coats for men, women and children
     Men’s pants size 28-32
     Men’s shoes

Reciting the Rosary On the first Thursday of each month, we recite the rosary at 5:30 pm in the Gathering Area.

Ministry Opportunities:

Youth Group Service Project is happening Saturday, October 13th at Ozanam Food Pantry and Clothing Bank from 9:30-1:00pm. Check out the Youth Group page for more details. Sign up by October 10th. Talk to Amanda.

St. Philip Neri needs your help! Would you please consider sharing some of your time to serve hot meals to those in need? This is a wonderful ministry to do as a family and so rewarding for all. Call Debbie Lokar at (440) 256-1412 for more information.

St. Vincent De Paul offers many opportunities to help others. Call Dee at (440) 256-1412.

Have you ever thought about becoming an Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion? Formation sessions are offered twice a year. Contact Debbie Lokar at the office.

Divine Word Legacy Society

Consider your legacy and the legacy of the Catholic faith. You can make a difference in the future of our parish for generations to come by joining the Divine Word Legacy Society. You may contribute a one-time gift or a gift from your estate in the form of a will, trust, beneficiary of a life insurance plan or gift of an IRA. You’ll be joining a special group of donors (which may, with your permission, be published) with invitations to special events throughout the year.

Double click to download more information:

Becoming a Divine Word Legacy Society Member

Divine Word Gifts From Your Will or Living Trust

Divine Word How to Create or Update Your Will

Divine Word Legacy Giving Options

Diocese of Cleveland Hotline

To Report Suspected Abuse To the Diocese: (216) 334-2999

To Get Assistance with Counseling: (216) 334-2999