Historic Church in Southern Minn. Plans to Rebuild After Storm Knocks Over Steeple

September 23, 2018 10:21 PM

Last week's severe weather nearly destroyed a century-old church in southern Minnesota.

Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Easton is badly damaged, but still standing.

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The storm knocked over the church's steeple and made a hole in the roof. Church officials say they will rebuild the steeple, which will likely cost in the millions. 

"I was just shocked," Father Matt Fasnacht said. "It was sad. I felt sad. We're grieving right now, it's a hard thing to have happen but nobody got hurt and God is still with us and we'll be OK. We'll rebuild."

RELATED: Storms Tear Through Southern Minnesota, Causing Damage

Our Lady of Mount Carmel is holding services at a nearby church until it can rebuild.

 

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Joe Mazan

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