Similar content was posted to the "dotCommonweal" blog on February 27, 2007 under the title That's one way to close a parish. This post includes the text of the New York Post article "Holy Shut!", the archdiocese' press release and video of the February 26, 2007 candlelight vigil. It is followed by a lively forum of 36 comments.
Mr. Gallico does not address the Cardinal's decision to close our parish, just the manner in which it was done.