Thursday, May 28, 2009

Closings on hold--for now.. New Bishop chosen

Meet Monsignor John O. Barres, the new Bishop of the Allentown Diocese..

Outgoing Bishop Cullen says forthcoming consolidation is on hold until Barres is made official..

Possible church closings in Shenandoah, Lost Creek, Ringtown, Sheppton, Girardville, Ashland, Gordon and Frackville, *17 total* will now wait for Monsignor Barres to take his position..