Tuesday, September 28, 2004

Silent church now serves as rural sentry

Do not forget this Church of St Wenceslaus on the Feast Day of her patron saint.

Taking Stock of our Ecclesiastical Heritage

....prior to a sale?

St James' Church, Kansas

When Sister calls you know your Parish is a target, especially if she is Director of Pastoral Planning.


"The bishop's letter emphasized the shortage of priests and explained that the goal of the diocese is for each priest to serve only two parishes and offer no more than three Masses each weekend"

There is a crisis yet the Bishop wants a "Mass famine".

St Joseph's Church, Albury, Australia

Church to close and "end 58 years of religious service on land bequeathed by a sister of Ned Kelly gang member Joe Byrne. "