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Kay and Jerry Kalal

This photograph was taken on Saturday, August 17, 1974, after the Baptism of Lawrence James Kalal, the first Baptism in the new church (now Trivison Hall). Pictured, from left to right, are Father Bill Plato; parents Jerry and Kay Kalal; Larry Kahal, and sponsors Carol and Joseph Fabian.


Dotty Smercina

Father Trivison always wanted us to continue “breaking bread with our friends” after Mass. I remember serving coffee and refreshments once a month with my family in the school cafeteria. Father Trivison’s wishes are still carried out to this day. My husband Chuck was always ushering and counting the collection after Mass. Do you remember [...]


Mercedes Hronek

I remember morning Mass in the chapel in the basement of the rectory on Farm Drive. On Sundays, there was a table at the entrance to the Lewis School gymnasium where we placed our host to be offered during Mass. I remember Father Trivison was instrumental in the formation of Future Church. We attended meetings [...]


Peggy Jurewicz

We have so many wonderful memories of being a part of the Church of the Resurrection Family! First and foremost, numerous, meaningful homilies delivered by Father Mark and Father Tom! Terry and Lisa are incredibly important to the complete religious experience at church! It’s a pleasure listening to them speak at church and participating in [...]


John Shovary

In Feb. of 1972 we signed up for a house to be built on Elm Hill across from the church. Around April I drove around the block down to Farm and then up Janet. On Farm I spotted a house whose mailbox read, “Church of the Resurrection.” My first thought was, “What the heck kind [...]


John and Carolyn Massie

Although we have lived in South Carolina for the past 8 years, Resurrection will always be our spiritual home. For nearly 35 years we shared many memories. The dedication of the worship space. Father Lou Trivison. Father Robert Marrone. Father Mark Latkovich. Father Ted Lucas. Father Mark Hobson. Father Tom Dragga. Baptism. First Communion. Confirmation [...]


Bill Plato

The afternoon that Fr. Trivison called me and announced that he was named pastor of a new parish in Solon; he planned to name it Resurrection. The weekly preparation of the gym at Dorothy Lewis School, laying down a tarp and setting up the folding chairs. Coffee and donuts in Lewis’ kitchen after Mass when [...]


Amie Meeken

Resurrection and Father Trivison were very important to my family throughout the years. Helping us get through so many hard times, the accident and loss of Anne and Benjamin, my divorce, my parent’s deaths. Also, the good times, weddings, births, etc. Also, my Dad was never Catholic. He raised all his children Catholic and attended [...]


Peg Holland

Jesus in a school gymnasium...that was church in 1972.Fromthebeginning it wasabout community and sharing. . .clearingaway the chairs andaltar, foldingupthe linens and carpets. . .and always therewastime to share some bakery and a beverage. My children, 6, 7, 8, and 10, were students at Dorothy Lewis School and were at first confused by going to [...]


Donald Michael Fodor

September 24, 1927 - July 10, 2020 Donald M. Fodor, loving husband of the late Barbara (nee Caputo), loving father of Diane Jordon (Richard deceased), Robert (Patti) and Barb Certo (Jeff). Dearest papa of Jessica, Jill and Tony. Dear great grandpapa of Emma, dear brother of Lenore Fodor. US Marine Corps veteran of WW II [...]