The Archdiocese of Boston has shut off the water and heat at St. James the Great church in Wellesley on Rte. 9, claiming concerns about the safety of the facility over winter raised by its insurer. This according to a MetroWest Daily News report.
Parishioners who have been holding vigil at the church since it was shuttered in 2004 as a result of the Catholic church financial mess say they will continue the vigil as they continue their appeals. One leader of the vigil threatened that a port-a-potty could find itself onto Rte. 9 if the Archdiocese doesn’t reverse its decision to shut off the water and heat, according to a Globe report.