2014 Feast of St. Joseph Celebration


Friends and supporters of Joseph’s Home gathered on the Feast Day of St. Joseph for a celebratory Mass and reception at St. Vincent Charity Medical Center.

If you missed it this year, the Feast of St. Joseph falls on March 19 annually. Plan to join us in 2015. We look forward to seeing you!

Special thanks to:

  • Father Gary Chmura and Music Director Matt Fodor of Our Lady of Peace for leading the Mass so beautifully
  • Phil Begalla and the staff of Metz Culinary Management for the delicious food and outstanding service at the reception
  • Sisters of Charity Health System staff Marlo Crowder, Mickey Darr, Kyle Miller and Adrian Stover for volunteering their time to help out
  • Kathleen Burn of the St. Vincent Charity Medical Center Pastoral Care Department for her help with arrangements for the Mass

“Joseph was not big on talking, but was big on loving.” – Father Gary Chmura, in his homily for the 2014 Feast of St. Joseph Mass.

Pictures from the celebration

DSC02231.JPGLeft to right: Mr. Tom Monahan, Mrs. Marianne Monahan, Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine Congregational Leader Sr. Judith Ann Karam, CSA

DSC02211.JPGCuyahoga County Councilwoman Yvonne Conwell (left) and Catholic Community Connections President Sr. Joanne Gross, OSU

DSC02235.JPGLeft to right: Sisters of Charity Health System President & CEO Mr. Terry Kessler, Sr. Miriam Erb, CSA, Sr. Cabrini Ferritto, CSA

DSC02210.JPGMs. Carol Moore (left) and Joseph’s Home Executive Director Georgette Jackson

DSC02243.JPGJoseph’s Home residents Mr. Fernandez (left) and Mr. Cordero

DSC02216.JPGMrs. Kathy Kowalski  and Mr. Laurence Kowalski

DSC02219.JPGMrs. Agnes (Aggie) Maynard and Mr. Robert (Bob) Maynard

DSC02224.JPGMr. Frank Miller and Sr. Marietta Rohr, CSA

DSC02227.JPGLeft to right: Sr. Sharon Anne Yanak, CSA, Sr. Rosella Holloman, CSA, Sr. Sandy LoPorto, SSJ-TOSF

DSC02247.JPGJoseph’s Home Board Members Ms. Helena Oroz (left) and Ms. Nadine Ezzie

DSC02233.JPGMr. John Kealy and Mrs. Carole Kealy

DSC02220.JPGMrs. Donna Lazo and Dr. John Lazo

Joseph’s Home 2014 benefit luncheon to help severely ill homeless men

Joseph’s Home, the only Northeast Ohio organization with the sole mission of helping severely ill homeless men recover their health and stabilize their lives, will hold its signature annual fundraising event Friday, June 20 at 11:30 a.m. at Windows on the River in Cleveland. The event, Perseverance in Hope, celebrates the remarkable healing and achievements of the men who have stabilized their health and transformed their lives at Joseph’s Home. Funds raised will provide meals, shelter and care for the residents of Joseph’s Home.

Paul Meshanko, president & CEO of Legacy Business Cultures, author of The Respect Effect and accomplished business leader, will deliver the keynote address. His talk will focus on the power of affirming relationships to transform lives. Dawn Kendrick, who has been reporting and anchoring at 19 Action News for nearly 13 years, will serve as the emcee for the luncheon.

In addition to Meshanko’s keynote address, Joseph’s Home will present its Community Partnership Award to Rosary Hall and share stories of men whose lives have been changed at Joseph’s Home. The benefit luncheon is open to the public. Tickets begin at $50 and are available for purchase at josephshome.com. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $500 and are also available for purchase at josephshome.com.

Event:  Perseverance in Hope: Joseph’s Home 2014 Benefit Luncheon

When:  Friday, June 20 at 11:30 a.m.

Where:  Windows on the River, 2000 Sycamore, Cleveland, Ohio

Why:  The benefit luncheon is the signature annual fundraising event for Joseph’s Home

How:  Purchase tickets for $50 here

For more information or to purchase or reserve tickets or sponsorships, visit the event website or contact Joseph’s Home Development Manager Nathan Munn at 216.875.4634 or [email protected]

About Joseph’s Home

Joseph’s Home, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, provides a nurturing, caring environment for men without resources who have acute medical needs, helping them heal and achieve independence. It is the only Northeast Ohio organization with the sole mission of helping severely ill homeless men recover their health and stabilize their lives.