Holyoke Purchases Mater Dolorosa Church Text Size

In a recent announcement, the Springfield Catholic diocese agreed to sell the Mater Dolorosa Church to the city of Holyoke.

The Diocese closed the 117 year old church in 2011 due to declining parishioner numbers and concerns about the stability of the building.

Negotiations were on-going between Mayor Morse and the diocese as talks of demolition was one of the main topics.

For complete coverage and photos, please visit the article on MassLive.

Posted on May 31, 2018 by