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FEMA Section 106 Notices for Louisiana
Comment on "Public Notice Regarding Historic Review of the St. Frances Xavier Cabrini Church, 5500 Paris Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana with linked PDF attachments "
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Name: HC Parent
City: Metairie
Comments: FEMA, if these residents are not delusional to the fact that the Archdiocese has turned their back on the Cabrini Church and Holy Cross is not given the opportunity to make something out of this piece of land, I guess I have to ask what will happen to this land would it just set there for years. Would the residents rather see this at one time beautiful church teared down in 5 years in order for a shopping strip or grocery store.
Ms. DiMeo I really wish you would have finished your sentence, you stopped right in the middle after BUT ! Please keep in mind in case you do not already know. Holy Cross is not an Archdiocese School we are owned and operated by the Brothers of Holy Cross Congregation. So if your BUT meant that the Archdiocese gives us any special attention or priviledges you are sadly mistaken. In fact, just the opposite Father Maestri opposes Holy Cross on every decision they have to make. So please do not think the Archdiocese is on Holy Cross' side or that we are making back door deals.
It has been mentioned that Holy Cross Parents should supply the money to keep the church opened since it would be on Holy Cross Property. Please keep in mind that parents pay tuition for each child they send to Holy Cross (some have 2 and 3 students, some are single parents, some have a couple jobs to do this) and many support the Catholic Church Parish that they reside in also.
Believe me I understand losing something that has been a big part of your life. That is how the HC Family, students, alumni, teachers, staff and parents feel about leaving their home on Dauphine Street.
Please let Holy Cross move on.