St. Anthony’s building is aging and could potentially injure passersby. Those who wish to save it should take responsibility for this liability.
Bishop Thomas and the City of Toledo should consider keeping St. Anthony’s Church building for its beauty and in rememberance of the city’s Polish heritage.
Politicians were silent for the past 13 years that St. Anthony’s Church sat vacant. Though this church served its purpose, it is time to allow Bishop Daniel Thomas to do with the building what he sees fit.
Lucas County Land Bank officials now has roughly two weeks to inspect the church.
There are ways that farmers and others can help the conditions of Lake Erie, including preventing phosphate and nitrogen run off and soil erosion.
Gayle J. Schaber of Maumee believes that the old South End neighborhood should not be burdened with the old, deteriorating St. Anthony’s Church.
Diocese would gift church to Lucas County Land Bank, but won’t pay to remove construction equipment under latest proposal.
Bishop Daniel Thomas has been playing hardball in negotiations to save St. Anthony Church. But Toledo will find a way.
Mayor Kapszukiewicz said he remains optimistic the church can be saved.
The church is a building that represents God’s place, but God is everywhere, writes Larry W. Turner of Sylvania.