By: Michael J. Johnson
Originally Appeared in : 9901-1/3/19
Long term planning by members of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Port Wentworth and then pastor Fr. Michael Kavanaugh who began the discussions of establishing a parish in Pooler came to fruition on Dec. 23 when Bishop Gregory J. Hartmayer OFM Conv., and Bishop Emeritus J. Keven Boland blessed the Corpus Christi altar and the new parish center.  (see pages 14-15)
More than 300 people filled the worship space in the multi-purpose building for the blessing of the long awaited home for the Catholic Communty in Pooler.
By: Staff
Originally Appeared in : 9809-4/26/18

SAVANNAH--The groundbreaking ceremony April 22, which initiated eight months of construction, consisted of prayers, scripture readings, hymns and the blessing by Gregory J. Hartmayer, OFM Conv., bishop of Savannah.


Father Thomas J. Murphy, the pastor of Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Port Wentworth, said, “Today, we give glory to God and our Savior Jesus Christ as we work to build his kingdom on earth and shovel the first blessed dirt on our way to our final dedication as Corpus Christi Catholic Church.”


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