Writes Fr Peter-Michael Preble:
I am never happy to see any Church close regardless of the denomination. I always feel for the people who attend Church there and what they must be going through. Recently, 4 Roman Catholic Churches in Southbridge were merged into one. Although this move was necessary for many reasons, it is still very hard on the people who are there.
News comes from Wilmington, Delaware that the Vestry of the Cathedral Parish have voted to close the Church next year. This is the Cathedral Parish of the diocese with a school! One has to wonder what happened.
Over at the Blog, To All the World, the author speculates about the closing. The Church prided itself on inclusion and social justice ministry and the author speculates that this is what lead to their demise. If you substitute inclusion, diversity, and social justice for the Gospel things will not always work out. At the end of the article he has this to say:
Read more here.
‘If you substitute inclusion, diversity, and social justice for the Gospel things will not always work out.’ – How very true!