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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 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

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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Jure Zmauc, Consul General of the Republic of Slovenia


Consul General of Slovenia Jure Zmauc hands Bishop Edward Pevec his Cleveland International Hall of Fame award

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 giving his acceptance speech





Bishop A. Edward Pevec giving his acceptance speech


Bishop A. Edward Pevec and Diocese group

Bishop A. Edward Pevec with Diocese supporters


Councilman Joe Cimperman and Bishop Pevec

Councilman Joe Cimperman and Bishop Pevec


August and Gloria Pust with Bishop Pevec

August and Gloria Pust with Bishop Pevec


Cathedral Latin alumni   Joe Spagnuolo, Bishop A. Edward Pevec, Dominic A. LoGalbo,  Frank Hlad

Cathedral Latin alumni Joe Spagnuolo, Bishop A. Edward Pevec,
Dominic A. LoGalbo and Frank Hlad



Consul General of Slovenia Jure Zmauc hands Bishop Edward Pevec his Cleveland International Hall of Fame award

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.



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