A $50,000 reward has been announced for information leading to the return of the tabernacle stolen from St. Augustine during Memorial Day weekend. The money is in addition to the $3,500 reward from Crimestoppers.
One week after the discovery of the desecration and burglary of St. Augustine’s tabernacle, Bishop Robert Brennan will bless the church as part of a Penitential Rite of Reparation that will take place during St. Augustine’s 5 p.m. Mass on Saturday, June 4.
The tabernacle that was stolen from St. Augustine Church, Park Slope, was featured in 2013 on the NET-TV series “City of Churches.”
The sacred tabernacle made of silver and gold dating back to the 1890s at historic St. Augustine Parish was stolen overnight Friday in a brazen burglary that left consecrated Communion, housed inside, scattered within the rubble.
Fifteen local women were recently honored by the diocesan ministry to Haitian immigrants for embodying the qualities of maternal figures from the Bible.
Seven years ago, St. Augustine Church in Park Slope and St. Andre Church in Dufort, Haiti, formed a twinning partnership, and their bonds grow deeper every year through the ongoing efforts of St. Augustine’s Haiti Support Group.
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