Posts Tagged ‘merge’

New York archdiocese merges dozens of parishes

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

New York archdiocese has moved to merge more than 50 of its 368 parishes with neighbouring parishes. In a column published online in Catholic New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said 14 per cent of the archdiocese’s 368 parishes would undergo a “purgatory” of sorts and be merged with neighbours. “I wish it could be different. Read more

Not everyone happy with plan to merge two schools

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013

A plan to merge two schools takes away choice, some parents say. Last week Christchurch, New Zealand, Catholic Education office manager Mike Nolan announced St Paul’s School in Dallington and Our Lady of Fatima School in Mairehau are to merge. “The minister has agreed in principle to the formation of a new state integrated full Read more

Two Catholic schools may merge

Friday, September 21st, 2012

A merger of two Christchurch Catholic primary schools is under discussion. Under the proposal, Dallington’s St Paul’s School, which suffered severe earthquake damage, would form a new school with Our Lady of Fatima at its Mairehau site from 2015. St Paul’s is housed on an Education Ministry site in Champion St until the end of 2013, with Read more