Dear Friends and Parishioners of Saint Malachi,
In an effort to make sure parishioners received the good news of Fr. Schuerger being granted the return of his priestly faculties before learning of this from other sources, we forwarded the official statement from the Diocese of Cleveland via email and in last Sunday’s bulletin. As the email stated, this was our attempt to make sure that the many who have been praying for Fr. Tony would receive this news in a timely fashion. If you have not already received this information, please look for copies of the diocesan statement at the doors of the church this weekend. After a thorough investigation conducted by civil authorities and the Diocesan Review Board, Fr. Tony is granted the use of his priestly faculties and awaits a new assignment. My hope is that, once Father receives his new assignment, we will be able to have a proper sending forth with a Mass of Thanksgiving followed by a social event. Of course, this will be dictated by Fr. Tony’s wishes when that time comes. Please continue to keep Father Schuerger in your prayers. I know he is most grateful for your continued love and support.
Sincerely yours in Christ,
Fr. Michael Gurnick