Any alteration to a parish requires preparation and adherence to Canon Law. This guide walks you step by step through each process and the corresponding Canonical requirements.
A modification involves altering a parish in one of four ways, each of which requires just cause. Learn the types of modification and the steps you need to take when uniting or dividing a parish.
Closure involves relegating a church to profane (but not sordid) use. A church closure must be navigated carefully, with full knowledge of the requirements.
Alienation involves selling parish property. It’s important to understand all the necessary paperwork, legal documentation, and other stipulations.