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Jesuit Day of Service

Join us for a family friendly volunteer opportunity on Saturday, April 28 from 9:30-12:00 pm in McAuley Hall. On this Jesuit Day of Service, we will be completing three different projects: coloring bookmarks for the Kids’ Book Bank, assembling blessing bags for the homeless, and making knotted fleece blankets for those at Malachi House. There will [...]

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Fair Trade Festival

Save the date for Gesu’s Annual Fair Trade Festival: April 7 & 8. Gesu’s Annual Fair Trade Festival is a great opportunity to learn more about how Fair Trade is positively impacting lives, and to purchase items that help our neighbors. Hope to see you there! “It’s not enough for me anymore that it’s a beautiful item. I want to [...]

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Stations of the Cross & Lenten Meal

The Gesu Outreach Commission will host a Stations of the Cross at 6:00 pm followed by a Simple Lenten Meal at 7:00 pm on Thursday, March 22. Join your fellow parishioners for an evening of learning and sharing about our neighbors in our global community, featuring a CRS Rice Bowl meal from Malawi. Come to [...]

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Honduras Come & See Trip

How is the Come & See Trip different from Gesu’s other missions to Honduras? The Come & See Honduras Trip, from August 16-20, is a shortened mission geared towards adults in the Gesu community who are interested in participating in an immersion experience to Honduras, but do not feel called to medical or youth experiences. [...]

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Christmas Light Recycling

The Boy Scouts are once again collecting nonworking strands of Christmas lights. Instead of throwing the strands out, please put your lights into the containers located by the donation station and they will be recycled. Containers will remain there through Sunday, January 7. No need to wrap, bag, or box the strands, just throw them in. Thank you for participating!

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Church Women United Possession Bag Collection

Church Women United is once again collecting items for possession bags to patients at the Northcoast Behavioral Healthcare Center. Needed items include toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, body lotion, bars of soap, white socks and individually wrapped hard candies. All items can be turned in to the Gesu office clearly marked for CWU. They will be distributed [...]

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Breaking the Chains of Human Trafficking Gala

The Church of the Gesu has been nominated as the recipient of our 2017 Community Service Award which will be presented  at the 5th  Annual Breaking the Chains of Human Trafficking Gala on Saturday, November 11 at The City Club of Cleveland. The Renee Jones Empowerment Center is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that is unique in providing holistic restorative [...]

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Celebrate the Center

Church of the Gesu will be a co-recipient of the 2017 Shining Light Award at Thea Bowman Center’s annual benefit, Celebrate the Center, on Saturday evening, November 4 at The Banquet Center at St. Noel in Willoughby Hills. The recipient of the Shining Light Award is honored for Outstanding Leadership in Advancing the Mission of Thea Bowman Center. Gesu has [...]

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