Local Church Operations to Continue Normally
Byline: Jeff Wright The Register-Guard
The decision by the Archdiocese of Portland to declare bankruptcy isn't expected to affect day-to-day operations at its 124 parishes across Western Oregon, including about a dozen in Lane County.
Daily and weekend Masses will still be celebrated as scheduled, and local parishes aren't at risk of having property or funds confiscated, archdiocese spokesman Bud Bunce said.
Various services provided by the archdiocese to member parishes - such as training for youth ministers and religion education volunteers - are expected to continue, at least for the time being, he said.
Archbishop John Vlazny made the decision …
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Publication information: Article title: Local Church Operations to Continue Normally. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: The Register Guard (Eugene, OR). Publication date: July 7, 2004. Page number: A1. © Not available. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group.
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