Our Mission Statement

We come together as a diverse and welcoming community to glorify, praise and give thanks to God through Jesus Christ. Inspired by God's Word and the Eucharist, we go forth to serve the needs of our parish and the extended community.

We are called through the Holy Spirit to spread the Gospel message and reach out to the poor and oppressed. We are commited to know, understand and love each other as member of Christ's body.


“Praise Concert” Benefit on Sunday, November 2nd at 4:00 pm

For the benefit of St. Joseph Hospital, Boma, Democratic Republic of the Congo, under the guidance of Fr. Joseph Kraker. The concert will feature the Holy Spirit Choir, Canticum Novum Renaissance Choir of St. Vincent Church, Akron and the New Spirit Contemporary Ensemble of the United Methodist Church of Kent. The concert will be held […]

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You Just Never Know Who You’re Going to See

Dear Friend in Christ,   In an old story, John Wesley, one of the founders of the Methodist tradition, said that he anticipated three surprises when he entered heaven: 1] surprise at just who was there, 2] even greater surprise at just who was not there, and 3] the greatest surprise of all, that he […]

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Leaving for Philadelphia Pilgrimage This Wednesday

Our fall pilgrimage to Philadelphia will depart from Holy Spirit this Wednesday morning at 6:30am, rain or shine. During our visit, we will spend a morning with the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament and celebrate mass at the Shrine of St. Katharine Drexel, see a production of “Moses” at the Sight and Sound Theater, join […]

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The Capuchin Friars Thank You for Your Prayers

Our brother, Fr. Bill Wiethorn, OFM Cap, Rector of St. Paul Shrine and the Bishop’s Delegate to those living in religious communities in the Cleveland Diocese died Wednesday morning, just hours after he had arrived in Pittsburgh and entered into hospice care. God blest Bill with a mercifully short illness and the opportunity to be […]

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New Parish Logo

The new logo, crafted with images reflective of the parish by web designer Victor Howe, is found at the top left corner of the home page. Set in a circle rather than on the customary crest, the central images on the logo are  surrounded by patterns of Kente cloth found here at Holy Spirit Church. Modern forms […]

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