St. Louis, Mo., Nov 22, 2022 / 06:00 am
A Catholic parish in southern Wisconsin suffered a graffiti attack overnight on Sunday that saw a large tiled display of the Divine Mercy image defaced with green spray-painted letters.
Run by the Stockbridge, Massachusetts-based Marian Fathers, St. Peter Parish is located in Kenosha, on Lake Michigan north of Chicago near the Illinois border. A photo shared on social media by Father Donald Calloway shows green spray-painted graffiti on one of the exterior granite shrines near the entrance to the church.
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Deacon Terrance Maack, the parish’s administrative assistant, told CNA that the incident occurred between 7 and 8 p.m. on the evening of Sunday, Nov. 20, possibly during the 7 p.m. Mass. The church, which is located on a well-lit street, does not have security cameras.