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Letting down the church

History buffs can agree that Assumption Church is one of the most important buildings in the City of Windsor and today it sits empty, as the ones entrusted to care for it, the Diocese of London, failed. 201 more words


Potential donation to save Assumption Church remains on hold

Supporters of Assumption Church remain hopeful the Diocese of London will soon finalize a deal that will save the historic church.

The diocese has not yet made a decision to accept a financial pledge by an anonymous donor to cover the $10-million cost to renovate the 169-year-old landmark on University Avenue West. 400 more words


Diocese says progress being made on donour's offer to save Assumption Church

Officials with the Diocese of London indicated Thursday they continue to study the financial pledge made by an anonymous donor who has offered to cover the majority of costs to renovate and save historic Assumption Church. 373 more words


Jarvis: A tale of two churches

Two churches:

They’re both magnificent.

They’re both historic.

They’re both landmarks.

One received help from its diocese and the federal government for a massive and meticulous restoration that cost more than $10 million. 883 more words


Build a new church

I propose that the existing Assumption Church building not be fixed, that a new edifice be built. Note what happened to Windsor’s Most Precious Blood Church. 311 more words


Heritage crumbling

I woke up this past Sunday morning and began to think how awful it is that Assumption Church had closed its doors.

I’m not Catholic but I am a Christian and to me Assumption represents the rich religious history in Windsor-Essex. 82 more words


Jarvis: No building is more important than this one

The Paul Martin Building in the heart of Windsor’s downtown, the old post office in historic Sandwich, the old jail in Sandwich — they’re all stately, heritage buildings. 775 more words