“The mission of  Holy Ghost Parish is to be, as Christ was, a vibrant living icon of God, the vision that inspires the life and ministry of this parish in Akron, Ohio, a church open to people of all ethnic backgrounds and social conditions. This vision calls us to live our faith with integrity so that we can be for each other and all others, an authentic medium of God’s presence. As a faith-filled people of an Eastern Christian Tradition, we strive to make the Liturgy the heartbeat of our community and the source of our vitality.”