- Jun 1, 2020
Months after the Archdiocese of Hartford put in place a sweeping reorganization plan throughout its territory, some parishioners are still fighting to preserve the communities they know and love.
NORWICH, Conn. — A decline in the number of priests has forced the Norwich Roman Catholic Diocese to link two churches in Somers and Stafford to share a pastor. The Journal Inquirer reports that All Saints Church in Somers and St. Edward Church in Stafford will keep their separate identities.
Fifteen Catholic churches in southwestern Indiana are being consolidated into six parishes by church leaders. Evansville diocese Bishop Charles Thompson announced the merger plan Friday, but said that none of the churches involved are being closing under the reorganization plan. Thompson says pastors at each parish will determine when Masses