The Dioceses of Erie have released their preliminary plan for Clarion, Crawford, Mercer, Venango, and parts of Forest Counties.
As reported on Tuesday, several parishes will be merged Creating either new stand alone or new partnered parishes.
No churches are closing as of right now, but the newly formed parishes do have the option to close some of the churches.
Those option include if they don’t have the resources to keep it up or if the parish doesn’t additional church buildings.
You can view a detailed look at the preliminary plan by clicking on the pictures above.