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2 a.m., Wednesday -- Helen Silva (in a pew), her son Marcus, and others occupy St. Albert the Great to protest its official closing.
2 a.m., Wednesday -- Helen Silva (in a pew), her son Marcus, and others occupy St. Albert the Great to protest its official closing. (Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee) Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee
Last Rites

Asleep in the pews

St Albert's parishioners hold 'eternal prayer vigil' to keep church open

By Bella English
Globe Staff / September 9, 2004

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At first glance, it is hard to tell that St. Albert the Great is officially closed as a parish. There are three daily prayer services, including one on Labor Day that was standing room only. A parish website has been developed. There are fresh flowers on the altar and fresh pastries in the kitchen. Every night, parishioners come ... (Full Article: 1712 Words)

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