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RAMI DAUD | THE VINDICATOR The final service at St. Elizabeth Church in Campbell Sunday January 3rd, at 9am. As part of the parish implementation plan, the church will close it's doors and it's parish will relocate to other churches within the diocese because of decreasing membership, inflating costs and lack of priests.

Altar girls and boys take part in the final mass at St. Elizabeth’s. No decision has been made as to how the building will be used after this final mass.

Altar girls and boys take part in the final mass at St. Elizabeth’s. No decision has been made as to how the building will be used after this final mass.


Bishop George V. Murry of the Diocese of Youngstown gives the homily during the final service. The church held its first mass in April of 1922.

Bishop George V. Murry of the Diocese of Youngstown gives the homily during the final service. The church held its first mass in April of 1922.


A view from outside St. Elizabeth’s Church on the morning of its last service. There are four other Catholic parishes in Campbell that St. Elizabeth’s members said they plan attend now.

A view from outside St. Elizabeth’s Church on the morning of its last service. There are four other Catholic parishes in Campbell that St. Elizabeth’s members said they plan attend now.


Bishop George V. Murry of the Diocese of Youngstown gives the homily during the final service. The church held its first mass in April of 1922.

Bishop George V. Murry of the Diocese of Youngstown gives the homily during the final service. The church held its first mass in April of 1922.


A stained-glass window at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Campbell. The church held its final mass at 9 a.m. Sunday.

A stained-glass window at St. Elizabeth’s Church in Campbell. The church held its final mass at 9 a.m. Sunday.


St. Elizabeth’s Church in Campbell holds its final mass at 9 a.m. Sunday. As part of the Parish Implementation Plan, the church will close its doors and the parish will relocate to other churches within the Diocese of Youngstown due to decreasing membership, increasing costs and lack of priests.

St. Elizabeth’s Church in Campbell holds its final mass at 9 a.m. Sunday. As part of the Parish Implementation Plan, the church will close its doors and the parish will relocate to other churches within the Diocese of Youngstown due to decreasing membership, increasing costs and lack of priests.


St. Elizabeth’s Church in Campbell holds its final mass at 9 a.m. Sunday. As part of the Parish Implementation Plan, the church will close its doors and the parish will relocate to other churches within the Diocese of Youngstown due to decreasing membership, increasing costs and lack of priests.

St. Elizabeth’s Church in Campbell holds its final mass at 9 a.m. Sunday. As part of the Parish Implementation Plan, the church will close its doors and the parish will relocate to other churches within the Diocese of Youngstown due to decreasing membership, increasing costs and lack of priests.


Knights of Columbus exit the church during the final service. Parish members said they felt as if they had lost a member of the family when the church announced it would close.

Knights of Columbus exit the church during the final service. Parish members said they felt as if they had lost a member of the family when the church announced it would close.


St. Elizabeth’s Church in Campbell holds its final mass at 9 a.m. Sunday.

St. Elizabeth’s Church in Campbell holds its final mass at 9 a.m. Sunday.