"But Jen, you fail to comment on the fact that parishes are dwindling so that the land could be sold to settle lawsuits against the church.the actual size of the parish in numbers would have been irrelevent. people come and go in waves to church especially in the last 50 years (though it is more on the leaving side).the developer interested in this piece of land by the way, is Trump...along with two other church properties."There is also an OLV connection to breakfast tablemate, Cardinal Dolan, Cardinal Egan's successor, who is on record as supporting Cardinal Egan's decision to close Our Lady of Vilnius. I suspect that Mr. Glaberson had hoped to suggest a broad spectrum of schmooze-ees, but in OLV country his f'r instance runs the gamut from X to Z.
Ah, to have been a fly on the wall at these meals! Naah, I would have been swatted pronto by the maitre'd.