The September/October issue of Northeast Ohio Catholic magazine, the official publication of the Diocese of Cleveland, will be arriving in your mailbox soon.

This special commemorative issue is filled with information about Bishop-designate Nelson Perez, who will be installed as the 11th Bishop of Cleveland on Sept. 5.

Here are some of the things you’ll find inside:

  • The new bishop has a special message for the faithful that can be read in both English and Spanish.
  • Learn about his background, his family and his vocation.
  • Read about how Bishop Perez’ episcopal motto, “Trust and Hope,” helped him after he was seriously injured in a car crash.
  • The bishop’s coat of arms and the episcopal insignia are explained.
  • Find out who the papal nuncio is and what is his role in the installation.
  • Also, learn about Bishop Perez’ interest in the V Encuentro.
  • Other features include tips for affording a Catholic education, clergy assignments, diocesan news briefs, Things to Do listings and obituaries.
  • Also, Bishop Daniel Thomas, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Cleveland, shares a farewell letter with the faithful.

And don’t forget that the digital, page-turn edition of the magazine can be found on the diocesan website at