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Developers Eye Mary Help of Christians (Plus: A History of the Church)

Mary Help of ChristiansChelsia Rose Marcius Mary Help of Christians on East 12th Street.

With few parishioners attending only one service per week, the nearly century-old Mary Help of Christians Church is officially on the market and making preparations to be sold.

After what seemed like several years of rumors regarding the fate of the church on 12th Street between First Avenue and Avenue A, Pastor Kevin Nelan confirmed that developers have recently expressed interest in purchasing the parish. Read more…