Only sage old Archbishop Philip Hannan (now three bishops removed from his tenure) had the wisdom to see the church's mistake, saying in effect that he didn't see a problem with allowing retired priests to say Mass their - which is what the denied parishioners are looking for. 'There have been many churches closing throughout the nation due to population shifts, but St. Henri's and nearby Our Lady of Good Counsel parishes still had their population and active parishioners willing to provide for their churches.
OUTSIDE THE GATE OF ST. HENRY'S CHURCH Anonymous New Orleans Magazine; Sep 2009; 43, 12; Docstoc pg. 13 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owner. Further reproduction prohibited without permission.
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