a Homily IMG_1636 crpdCongratulations Father Matt! On Sunday, April 18, 2021, Bishop Edward Malesic, Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland, installed Father Matthew Byrne as the fourth pastor of Saint John Bosco Parish at the 11:00AM Mass. Several priests concelebrated the Mass including, Father David Liberatore, Pastor Emeritus, and Father Lawrence Jurcak, Father Matt’s predecessor. Father Matt has been serving as the Parish Administrator since March 16, 2020.

You can view a recording of the Mass and Installation here:  https://fb.watch/4ZgIrioIgB/.  Father Matt gave the homily (starts at 35:30 mins.) and Bishop Malesic made remarks (starts at 1:22:11 mins) after Communion.

Photos from the service can be viewed here: https://www.facebook.com/sjbparmaheights/photos/pcb.4588726204477332/4588715631145056

Members of Father Byrne’s family, the parish staff, Pastoral Council and Finance Council as well as the chairs of parish organizations and committees were in attendance and happily welcomed this day. Due to Covie-19 capacity limitations, it was not possible for everyone who wanted to come to be present.