Jan 23, 2007

Patient effort to restore a historic chapel

"St. Patrick's chapel never grew past its two rows of pews. Of the six mission churches started by St. Ignatius in the Harford County town of Hickory, the tiny Cecil County chapel near Conowingo is the only one that never expanded or flourished as an independent parish. That's according to William Pare, treasurer of the St. Patrick's Chapel Historical Society, an organization raising money to repair and preserve a chapel built by Irish immigrants nearly 188 years ago." Read on. For more pictures of St. Patrick's chapel see our post here.