Welland Church Is Closing

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St. Augustine Catholic Church in the city’s Welland South neighbourhood  is closing. (File photo/Joe Barkovich)

By Joe Barkovich, Scribbler-at-large

WELLAND – St. Augustine of Canterbury church in  the city’s Welland South neighbourhood will close, says a source in the community.

The church  has a history that goes back 65 years. It is located at 295 St. Augustine Ave., off St. George St.

The news was revealed in a meeting with parishioners  Saturday, June 25.

The last Mass at St. Augustine will be celebrated on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, 2017.

More to follow.

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