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Alumni and different neighborhood members of Mercyhurst College are saying goodbye to the North East campus St. Mary’s Chapel.
This comes after Mercyhurst College closes in on a sale of the chapel. Many gathered to precise prayerful gratitude to pay a last go to to the campus’s historic chapel.
Mercyhurst is within the technique of eradicating altars, statues, pews, and different non secular photos, together with a few of its stained glass home windows.
“It’s a lovely house crammed with recollections and charm has occurred over time. It’s a bittersweet day. I’m grateful that somebody is coming in to proceed to run a enterprise right here and it’ll be good for the North East neighborhood.” stated Gregory Baker, Vice President for Mission at Mercyhurst.
Baker says Mercyhurst is following tips from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie regarding the elimination of the artifacts.