Bishop A. Edward Pevec Cleveland International Hall of Fame 2013 Class
Bishop A. Edward Pevec was inducted into the Cleveland International Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Wednesday May 8, 2013.
Bishop A. Edward Pevec
Bishop Pevec was inducted by Jure Zmauc, Consul General of the Republic of Slovenia.
Jure Zmauc, Consul General of the Republic of Slovenia
In the video clip below, Consul Zmauc tells how he felt at home when Bishop Pevec said Mass in both Slovenian and English.
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Consul General of Slovenia Jure Zmauc hands Bishop Edward Pevec his Cleveland International Hall of Fame award
Bishop A. Edward Pevec giving his acceptance speech
Bishop A. Edward Pevec with Diocese supporters
Councilman Joe Cimperman and Bishop Pevec
August and Gloria Pust with Bishop Pevec
Cathedral Latin alumni Joe Spagnuolo, Bishop A. Edward Pevec, Dominic A. LoGalbo and Frank Hlad
Consul General of Slovenia Jure Zmauc and Bishop Edward Pevec
The Most Reverend (Anthony) Edward Pevec was born in Cleveland, OH on April 16,1925. He was ordained a Priest on April 29,1950 and ordained a Bishop on July 2,1982.
He was installed Vicar of Eastern Region July 20,1982 and retired April 3, 2001.
He attended St. Vitus Elementary School and then Cathedral Latin High School. He went on to Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit, MI and then St. Mary Seminary for his Cleveland Ordination. He received a Master of Arts degree from John Carroll University and a Ph.D. in 1964 from Western Reserve University.
He was assigned to St. Mary Church, Elyria, OH, Associate Pastor: 1950-1952, St. Lawrence Church, Cleveland, OH, Associate Pastor: 1952-1953, Borromeo Seminary High School, Wickliffe, OH: 1953-1975, Teacher, Assistant Principal and Vice-Rector, Principal and Rector St. John College, Cleveland, OH, Graduate School Instructor: 1964-1973, St. Vitus Church, Cleveland, OH, Pastor: 1975-1979, Borromeo College of Ohio, Wickliffe, OH, Rector-President: 1979-1982.
Bishop Pevec served on
Priests' Committee for Promotion of Vocations Clergy Relations Board
Clergy Personnel Board Task Force on Catholic Secondary Education
NCEA Executive Committee Committee on Evaluation of Seminaries
Catholic Conference of Ohio
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Committee on Vocations Committee on Pro-Life Activities
Committee on Science and Human Values for the State of Ohio
State Chaplain, Catholic Order of Foresters
State Chaplain, Knights of Columbus.
Among his many well-deserved honors are
Slovenian Man of the Year
St. Vitus Hall of Fame
Wickliffe Man of the Year
Knights of Columbus Catholic Man of the Year
Cathedral Latin Alumni Association Man of the Year
John Carroll Alumni Honoree
Congratulations on this well-deserved honor Bishop!
Be sure to mark May 7, 2014 in your calendar for next year's Cleveland International Hall of Fame induction. Top of Page