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Assumption Church will not be sold, donor accepts bishop's decision

Historic Assumption Church will not be sold despite the Diocese of London’s rejection of a $10-million offer by an anonymous donor, a church spokesman said on Monday. 702 more words

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Assumption Church to remain closed as $10M donation proposal falls through

Assumption Church will remain closed after a proposal to donate $10 million to “repair and restore” the historic landmark fell through.

The parish had been shuffled a dozen blocks away to the Holy Name of Mary — now branded as Our Lady of the Assumption McEwan Campus —  706 more words

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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