SAVE OUR LADY OF MOUNT CARMEL PARISH and COMMUNITY

Join Mount Carmel Parishioners in their quest to save the parish and rebuild or restore our beautiful Italian American Church. The church needs serious repair from damages believed to be derived by a STATE imposed highway that was built TOO CLOSE to the Church building many years ago.
We, the undersigned petition, the Bishop McManus, Diocese of Worcester, and Monsignor Pedone hope to address following possibilities:
-Leasing a portion of the Mt. Carmel property
-Working off the equity of the land to rebuild a new Church building further away from the Route 290 Highway
-Reparing the current Church building.
We request that while this work is being accomplished that our Pastor will hold future masses at the recreation center until a new church is build or the current restored for public safety.

Please aslo donate to : MOUNT CARMEL PRESERVATION

The Monsignor said, in a meeting with the Mount Carmel Preservation Society, that he will reopen the Church if we raise $ 220,000 needed to make it safe. Pending also engineers deem it safe both inside and out. So far we have over $82,000 in pledges so we a have way to go.

Please Help with a donation of $20 or more

Payable to:

Mount Carmel Preservation

c/o Commerce Bank

Po box 15020

Worcester, Ma 01615-9954

Attention Kelly Jacobson

Join Mount Carmel Parishioners in their quest to save the parish and rebuild or restore our beautiful Italian American Church. The church needs serious repair from damages believed to be derived by a STATE imposed highway that was built TOO CLOSE to the Church building many years ago. 
We, the undersigned petition, the Bishop McManus, Diocese of Worcester, and Monsignor Pedone hope to address following possibilities:
-Leasing a portion of the Mt. Carmel property
-Working off the equity of the land to rebuild a new Church building further away from the Route 290 Highway
-Reparing the current Church building. 
We request that while this work is being accomplished that our Pastor will hold future masses at the recreation center until a new church is build or the current restored for public safety.

Update #4about a month ago
We have good news about Our Lady of Mount Carmel! The Historical Commission has delayed demolition for a year, the diocese is doing the construction work to make the church safe to use, and we've established the non-profit Mount Carmel Preservation Society. We hope the church can be re-opened soon.

We're raising $120,000 to support the current phase of construction. To donate, go to:
https://www.gofundme.com/23uc7q4

To join our email list, go here:
http://eepurl.com/ck3vgn
Update #33 months ago
Making great Progress thanks for your support.
The Monsignor has promised to open the church if we raise $220,000 needed to make it safe.
Please send $20 dollar or donation of your choice check payable to:
Mount Carmel Preservation
c/o Commerce Bank
Po box 15020
Worcester, Ma 01615-9954
Attention Kelly Jacobson

THANK YOU
http://www.preserveourladyofmountcarmel.org
Update #25 months ago
1st Victory ! Parishioners and supporters stood tall last night on JUNE 6, 2016 the Historical Commission denied the Demolition Delay waiver requested by the Worcester Diocese.
Thanks for your signatures, comments and support.
https://preserveourladyofmountcarmel.wordpress.com/2016/06/10/dioceses-looses-its-bid-for-a-demolition-delay-waivermount-carmel-parishioners-are-victorious/
Now is a time for some healing to be followed by opened cooperative dialogue. +
Update #16 months ago
The Prayer vigil yesterday morning was a beautiful opportunity to maintain our parish family.
There is a planning meeting TONIGHT 174 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, MA
https://www.facebook.com/events/1794566527445022/
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