Old Holy Rosary church in Springfield restored in time for centennial

Published on August 9, 2022 at 1:14 pm

A timeworn 99-year-old Catholic church in Springfield is being renovated by members of a traditionalist Catholic group whose congregation has outgrown its small church a few miles away.

Saving the old Holy Rosary Catholic Church is a victory for preservationists concerned about the disappearance of historically significant buildings across Jacksonville.

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And — once all the work is done —it will be a win, says Bill Gulliford, for the congregation of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, which holds traditional Latin Mass in the style before the Second Vatican Council in 1965.

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