Group seek­ing to save church plans bar­be­cue

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - COMMUNITY -

CATSKILL >> A group that wants to save the his­toric St. Pa­trick’s Ro­man Catholic Church from be­ing per­ma­nently closed will hold a fundrais­ing bar­be­cue Oct. 27.

The Friends of St. Pa­trick’s will hold a chicken bar­be­cue from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the park­ing lot of Ad­vance Auto on U.S. Route 9W in the vil­lage. Frese’s Cater­ing Ser­vices of Ravena will pro­vide a chicken din­ner with half a chicken, baked potato, corn on the cob, coleslaw, roll, but­ter and a cookie. The cost of a din­ner is $11.

Tick­ets can be ob­tained from mem­bers of the Friends of St. Pa­trick’s or by call­ing (518) 943-5781.

The Al­bany Ro­man Catholic Dio­cese re­cently an­nounced the St. Pa­trick’s Ro­man Catholic Church at 157 Bridge St. in Catskill would be per­ma­nently closed. The church was founded in 1885.

The Friends of St. Pa­trick’s want to have the dio­cese re­verse its de­ci­sion through the ap­peal process.

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