Prayer Groups

Several of our prayer groups currently meet via ZOOM or Facebook to honor social distancing guidelines. We welcome newcomers to join these virtual groups for prayer, connection and conversation. Please reach out to the facilitator listed below to request details to join the meeting.


  • Monday 6:00 p.m. Josefina Fernandez
  • Tuesday 3:00 p.m. Josefina Fernandez
  • Tuesday 6:00 p.m. Deborah Brainard
  • Tuesday 6:30 p.m. Elayne Murphy
  • Wednesday 7:30 a.m. Rev. Susi Kawolics
  • Thursday 7:00 p.m. Liz Woconish
  • Friday 8:00 a.m. Cathy Wherley
  • Saturday 9:30 a.m. Karen Downing 330-607-7964
  • Saturday 10:00 a.m. Brian Smith 440-821-3709
  • Sunday 6 p.m. Jackie Fabian

IN-PERSON PRAYER GROUPS – Are “paused” since MARCH 2020.

St. Basil the Great Catholic Church
8700 Brecksville Rd.
Brecksville, Ohio 44141

Brian Smith
(440) 821-3709

Margaret Balewski
(216) 225-8675

Meets Saturday: 10 am to 11:30 am at the Church Annex

St. Matthew Episcopal Church
9549 Highland Dr.
Brecksville, Ohio 44141
(440) 526-9865

Josifina Fernandez
(440) 590-2473

Meets Tuesday 3:00 pm-5:00 pm at the Cross Room

Home of Leslie Fincun
8200 Summit Lane
Chagrin Falls, OH 44023 (Bainbridge Township)

Meets on Wednesday mornings 7:30 am. Please confirm location with Rev. Susi Kawolics before coming (440) 533-5860 or email

Trinity Cathedral
2230 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44115

Cathie Wherley
(216) 314-4164

Meets Fridays 8:00 am in the chapel

St. John’s Cathedral

Suzan Sweeney
(216) 496-1330

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
2747 Fairmount Blvd
Cleveland Heights, OH 44106
(216) 932-5815

Chuck Herbruck
(216) 509-6684

Nancy Moran
(440) 241-6215

Meets Fridays 9:30 am in the chapel

Epiphany Episcopal Church
21000 Lake Shore Blvd.
Euclid, OH 44123

Elayne Murphy
(216) 938-648

Meets on 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Prayer Room. The group is taking the summer off for 2019 and will resume after Labor Day.

Franciscan Center
5200 Marymount Village Dr.
Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125

Sr. Jane Blabolil
(216) 533-5062

First Congregational Church of Hudson
47 Aurora Street
Hudson, OH 44236

Karen Downing
(330) 607-7964

Meets Saturday at 9:30 a.m. in the upstairs Chapel.

Laurel Lake Retirement Community
Laurel Lake Dr.
Hudson, OH 44236

Reverend John Dodson

Al and Jane Wagner

Meets Friday mornings

St. Mary of the Assumption
8540 Mentor Av.
Mentor, OH 44060

Leona Streiner
(440) 255-2432

Meets 1st and 3rd Thursdays at 1:00 pm in the church Gathering Center. Please contact Leona Streiner before coming to group the first time.

St. Paul’s Catholic Church
241 S. Main St.
North Canton, OH

Betty Carty
(330) 494-6080

Meets 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month at 2:00 pm in the East room, Parish Library.

St. Albert the Great Church
6667 Wallings Rd.
North Royalton, OH 44133
(440) 237-6760

Josefina Fernandez
(440) 590-2473

This group is currently not meeting. Please contact Josefina for information.

Church of St. Dominic
3450 Norwood Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44122

Liz Woconish

Meets Thursdays at 7:00 the Library/Music room (next to the cafeteria)

St. Rita Catholic Church
32820 Baldwin Rd.
Solon, OH 44139

Jackie Fabian
(330) 562-9556

Carolyn Tromski

Fred Barr

Conrad Foley

Meets 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month at 6:00 pm.

St. Cosmas and Damian Church
10419 Ravenna Rd.
Twinsburg, OH 44087
(330) 425-8141

Deborah Brainard

Spring session: meets March through June 6:00 to 7:00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays in the Parish Center
Fall session: meets September through December 6:00 to 7:00 pm on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays in the Parish Center

Christ Our Savior
764 Fifth St.
Struthers, OH 44471

Patricia Pompeii

Meets on 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm outdoors (as of 6/9/20).

This group uses the ZOOM platform to share video and audio.

Josefina Fernandez

Generally meets every Monday at 6 p.m. (EST, Eastern Standard Time). Please contact Josefina Fernandez to get set up and for further instruction or go to her website at Praying with the Heart.