Wednesday, March 28, 2007

Commonweal comments on the manner in which Our Lady of Vilnius was closed

The March 23, 2007 (Volume CXXXIV, Number 6) of Commonweal Magazine features a piece by Grant Gallicho entitled Shutting the Door: How Not to Close a Parish.

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.

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