Liberals mounted a sustained attack on these priests. In 2010 I wrote here that the liberals were going to destroy the parish school. It looks like the won: they destroyed the school.
Catholic elementary school in Platteville will likely close
Parish fundraising effort falls short
Published On: Apr 18 2012
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. –
A Catholic elementary school in Platteville will likely close at the end of the school year.
St. Mary’s Parish needed at least $100,000 to keep the school open, and a fundraising effort came up short.
The parish’s money problems reportedly worsened when a new priest took over the parish. The Rev. Faustino Ruiz is part of a plan from the top of the Catholic Church to bring the faith back to its more traditional, conservative roots. The change caused conflict with some parishioners and donations dwindled, WISC-TV reported.
The Catholic Diocese of Madison said that after consulting with financial and pastoral councils, priests at the church made the recommendation to Bishop Robert Morlino to close the school.
Morlino is now considering that move.
A decision will likely be shared with the parish this Sunday.
Please stop and say a prayer for the priests of the Society of Jesus the Priest and for Bp. Morlino, who are working in one of the most liberal areas of the whole USA.