Before diving into this section of our site, it is of the utmost importance that this next section be fully read in the order of the outline below. Doing so will enable you to answer the questions that need answering and allow us to better assist you in the appeal process. We anticipate that we will be inundated with requests and therefore ask that you take the time to understand this thoroughly.
The following content is reproduced here with the permission of the St. Stephen Protomartyr Project written by Brody Hale.
WHERE DO I BEGIN?
WHAT IS BEING CLOSED?
WHY IS MY CHURCH/PARISH CLOSING?
“JUST” VERSES “GRAVE” CAUSE
STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF MY CHURCH AND PARISH
CHALLENGING THE CLOSURE OF YOUR PARISH AND/OR CHURCH
FORMING A STEARING COMMITTEE
MAKING DECISIONS AS YOU MOVE FORWARD
INFORMING THE PUBLIC OF YOUR EFFORTS
ATTEMPTING TO SETTLE A CASE