Official Document on Elyria

11 November 2009      

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ,

A group known by the name of "Holy Love Ministries" and also the "Missionary Servants of Holy Love" has been active in the Cleveland area for several years. Earlier names associated with this group have been-the "Our Lady Protectress of the Faith Movement," "Project Mercy," and "Mary's House of Prayer." They continue to seek funds to develop their center and support their effort.

At the request of the Holy See, I have been asked to examine and make a judgment on the activities of Holy Love Ministries, After consultation with a respected theological expert, and after attempts at dialogue with the leadership of Holy Love Ministries proved unsuccessful, for the good of the Christian faithful, I issue the accompanying decree.  
I ask pastors, administrators, and parish life coordinators to make the decree known in a manner appropriate for your parishes.


1404 East Ninth Street
Sixth Floor
Ohio 44114-1722
Telephone: 216-696-6525 ext. 2030

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