St. James Church Grounds Expanded

St. James Church Grounds Expanded

By April 1990, after several years of construction, a chapel for Perpetual Adoration, a new outdoor Altar behind St. James Church to accommodate the large crowds, and outdoor Confessional booths were completed in Medjugorje. This also included a much needed toilet facility on Church grounds. Bishop Zanic, however, was not pleased with the development of a shrine and removed the pastor responsible for the construction, Fr. Leonard Orec, who had been pastor of St. James parish for two years.

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