Heart of a Shepherd

A Message to Holy Martyrs Parishioners

Your support of Heart of a Shepherd is of great importance.  You will help create a strong foundation for the future of the priesthood in our diocese and support Holy Martyrs.  The Heart of a Shepherd Campaign is a historic effort to support the future of the priesthood in the Diocese of Cleveland.  It is a $30 million effort to renovate Saint Mary and Borromeo Seminaries, to support our retired priests’ pension fund, and to relieve tuition debt for our newly ordained priests. 

Heart of a Shepherd Campaign pledge cards have been mailed out to all of our parish families.   This campaign will benefit seminarians, newly ordained priests, retired priests and Saint Mary and Borromeo Seminaries.  Half of all the funds raised through Heart of a Shepherd will directly benefit Holy Martyrs Church.

What to do With Your Completed Pledge Card

CHURCH – Bring your completed Pledge Card to church. You can drop it in the Collection Basket or in the special Heart of a Shepherd Drop Off Boxes in the Gathering Area.

OFFICE – You can also drop off your Pledge Card at the Parish Office any time.

MAIL – You can mail it directly to the Heart of Shepherd campaign using the postage-free return envelope included in the campaign mailing.

EMAIL – You can also visit: www.catholiccommunity.org/shepherd to make a pledge online.

TEXT – You can text “ourfaith” to 91999.

Thank you for supporting the Heart of a Shepherd campaign!

Fr. Steve Dohner

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