"recommended to those involved in painful but necessary events in Catholic life todaybishops, diocesan officials, pastors, parish councils, ministry staffs. -- Robert Schreiter, C.Pp.S, Catholic Theological Union
A how-to manual for any parish contemplating or in the midst of closing or combining one or more parish communities. -- Reverend Tom Sweetser, S.J., Parish Evaluation Project, Milwaukee, WI
Fr. Michael Weldon has made an outstanding contribution to one of the most heretofore neglected areas of pastoral liturgy. -- Mark R. Francis, CSV, Superior General, Clerics of St. Viator, Pontifical Liturgical Institute of Sant'Anselmo, Rome
I strongly recommend this book and the wisdom, insight and practical suggestions which make it so valuable. -- From the Foreward by Archbishop John R. Quinn, Retired Archbishop of San Francisco, California
With this book, he provides us with insights into how to move through this painful loss with sensitivity and grace. -- Dianne Bergant, C.S.A., Professor of Old Testament, Catholic Theological Union
About the Author
Michael Weldon, O.F.M., D.Min., of Francis and Clares Friary, Franklin, Wisconsin, is also an instructor at Sacred Heart School of Theology, Hales Corners, Wisconsin.