Friday, July 05, 2013

St. Gregory's Alumni say goodbye

Ted Mac, St. Gregory class of 1954 and his wife Louise Mac, St. Gregory class of 1955, Livonia residents, walk the halls of their old school.

Photo by James Fassinger/Special to Detroit Free Press

The day was bittersweet for hundreds of people with decades of memories from St. Gregory the Great parish in Detroit. Many alumni, who grew up attending both the church and the now-shuttered grade school and high school, returned Sunday to reconnect with former classmates and say good-bye to the church that they believe will close in coming weeks. “There’s a lot of tears,” said Ward Case, president of the St. Gregory Alumni Association. “Some people upset that they won’t be coming back — they know it.”

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By Elisha Anderson, Detroit Free Press Staff Writer

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