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Death of a Catholic Parish
The Benalla Experiment
Death of a Catholic Parish

Author:R. Michael McGrade

Price: $15.95

Publishing Date: 1991


If your parish is considering "renovation" or you can't believe that renovations can cause a parish to implode, you need to read this book.

This is the first-hand account of a renovation project in Australia that transformed a jewel of architecture near Melbourne into an over-sized parish hall.

In 1989 a team of "progressive" clerics was assigned to St. Joseph's church and quickly decided that it needed "updating". They also abolished devotions and encouraged all kinds of liturgical abuse.

During the controversy the church was gutted by an unexplained fire. The renovation carried out afterwards finished off what the fire couldn't.

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