Worcester Church Sees Wrecking Ball: Our Lady of Mount Carmel Is No More

Sep 27, 2019 312

BY: Raymond Guarini

As our “Italian Enclaves” social media (Instagram & Facebook :@ItalianEnclaves) followers may already know, the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Italian national parish in Worcester, Massachusets has been demolished. The local diocese felt that the church’s many years of neglect made it too unsafe to maintain and the enormous cost of repair was an insurmountable achievement for the dwindling parishioner base.

The church was demolished on an already solemn day, September 11th. We found the choosing of this date to be interesting because the news of this sad day for OLMC would most likely not receive the same social media attention or general publicity should it have been done on any other day. Nevertheless, the point of this post is to remain informative without casting aspersions in yet another already sensitive and controversial Catholic church closing.

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SOURCE: https://italianenclaves.com

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