D. Buffalo: Flash “Mass mobs” continue to help dying parishes

Do you remember the story I posted about flash “Mass mobs” being organized to inject some life into dying parishes in Buffalo, NY? ¡Vaya lío! Flash ‘Mass Mobs’ help struggling parishes.

There is an update story from AP.

Mass mobs fill pews, lift prayers at NY churches

Check it out.

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  1. Mike says:

    Nice to see. Bet this tactic could give TLMs a boost, too.

  2. excalibur says:

    Posted a link in the Sunday Sermon Notes thread about this.

  3. mburn16 says:

    There ought to be a process, for when a parish is closed, of salvaging the materials for use the next time a church is built or remodeled in the surrounding area (or elsewhere) – take out the stained glass, the bells, the marble, the pews, the altar, the altar rail – anything that can be taken out should be. Since it usually gets taken out anyways with considerably less care.

    We’ve seen this a lot in Detroit – churches are closed and left to waste, while other churches within the same diocese could benefit greatly from incorporating some of the materials.

  4. StJude says:

    What a great idea.

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