Updated: 07/03/17 : 05:05:08Printable Version
THERE HAS only been one 'presence' in most Irish Catholic Churches over the centuries.
Now, however 'Mammon' will have a 24 hours presence in the Friary at High Street.
its weekend bulletin: ''As it is a legal requirement we wish to inform
you that CCTV cameras have been installed in the Church.''
No particular reason has been stated but the Sligo town facility has been modernised by its outgoing Prior, Fr Joe Bulman.
It had been announced some time he would be leaving Sligo and his successor was named at the weekend.
He is Fr Augustine Champion, Massgoers were told at the weekend.
The Friars, who recently marked their 800th worldwide anniversary, have been in Sligo continuously since the mid 13th century.
bases included the Abbey, Pound Street, the original site at Holy
Cross, the temporary site at Market Yard and the 1973 'rebuild' near its
Holy Cross site in High Street.