Grand, tired St Patrick’s will be sold

Another of Lawrence’s historic churches, St Patrick’s, is to be sold, in what has been described as a ‘‘wrench’’ for parishioners.

St Patrick’s Catholic Church, Lawrence parish chairman Geoff Blackmore informed the Otago Daily Times of the decision this week, drawing to a close a process that began in December last year.

At that time, Mr Blackmore said the 129-year-old, category 2 heritage-listed church on Colonsay St had significant issues, requiring an estimated $1million to fix. Read more

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