Posts Tagged ‘Church security’

Thief caught on camera wrenching open a donation box

Friday, August 21st, 2015

A thief has taken cash donations, computer hardware and chalices from Auckland’s Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell. Footage from the cathedral’s security system shows a man enter the building and wrench open a secure donation box to remove money after a service, the cathedral’s dean Reverend Jo Kelly-Moore said. Computer hardware and chalices used for Read more

Thieves hit another church

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Another Catholic church has been attacked by thieves. A five-foot high (152cm) brass candle holder, St Mary’s church in Carterton last weekend. Church lay pastoral leader Sharron Penny said the candlestick had been in the church for “generations” and was an important part of the church’s liturgy and heritage. Penney said the candlestick was used Read more

2 chalices missing from South Dunedin church

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Dunedin police are investigating the disappearance of the two sterling silver chalices from St Patrick’s Basilica in South Dunedin. One is nearly 30cm tall. It came from the  former Dunedin North Dominican Hall and dates back to 1949 according to an inscription on the chalice. The letters IHS are engraved on the front of it. Read more