the Archangel Parish announced Sunday that the church will temporarily be closed as of April 23, 2012 due to the need to evaluate pending structural issues in the building.
Engineering firm Gibble Norden Champion Brown Consulting Engineers (GNCB) of Old Saybrook, Conn., recently completed an examination of the structure and construction of the church. Based on their recommendations, the church will be vacant for an indefinite period of time to ensure parishioner safety until these issues can be addressed.
Parish Masses will be held at in Stonington.
The combined Mass schedule will be: Saturday Vigil at 4:00pm and 5:30pm; Sunday at 7:00am, 8:00am, and 10:30am; and weekday including Saturday at 7:00am (except Wednesday), and weekday at 8:00am (except Thursday).
is not affected by the church’s structural issues.
For more information on St. Michael Church, contact the Very Reverend Dennis Perkins, pastor of St. Michael Church, at 860-599-5580.