Our Lady of Mount Carmel parishioners petition to keep church doors open

As the New York Archdiocese looks to cut

As the New York Archdiocese looks to cut costs and consolidate parishes, some residents worry that the church will close its doors for good. (June 23, 2014 5:02 PM)

A group of parishioners are fighting to save a Mount Vernon church that has been a cornerstone of the community for more than 100 years.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, located on South 10th Avenue and First Street on the city's South Side, has been a welcome refuge for the faithful over the years.

As the New York Archdiocese looks to cut costs and consolidate parishes, some residents worry...

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