The Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano
By the Grace of God and the Authority of the Apostolic See
Bishop of Bridgeport
RELEGATION TO PROFANE BUT NOT SORDID USE OF OLD SAINT PATRICK CHURCH, REDDING, CT
Whereas the old Saint Patrick Church of Redding, CT has been replaced by a new church structure and;
Whereas the old structure is no longer being used as a center of worship of Saint Patrick Parish and;
Whereas it was decided by the Pastor and the faithful that the old Saint Patrick Church could best serve the parish as a center of evangelization for the youth and;
Whereas the remodeling of the old Saint Patrick Church for the aforementioned purpose has received diocesan approval;
In virtue of the office entrusted to me, I, the Most Rev. Frank J. Caggiano, Fifth Bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, concerned with the welfare of the diocese and souls entrusted to me, in conformity with cc. 1212 and 1222, §2 of the Code of Canon Law, hereby relegate to profane but not sordid use the old Saint Patrick Church of Redding, CT.
Due consideration has been given to the above reasons and the presbyteral council was duly consulted on September 10, 2020 and approval has been received from the interested parties whose rights must be protected by law.
Given at the Diocese of Bridgeport Catholic Center on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, this 14th day of September of the Year of the Lord 2020.