"Thieves broke into St. Michael the Archangel in Georgetown last weekend, tore the tabernacle from the wall, took it outside and threw it on the ground. Communion wafers were scattered around, and a chalice and monstrance were stolen.
The church has been defiled and has been closed to worship," said Joan Ilgenfritz, administrative assistant at the church at 202 Edward St.
It will be reopened after the pastor, the Rev. Daniel J. McCloskey, can sprinkle the sanctuary with holy water and offer a special set of prayers to resanctify the space, said Monsignor Joseph Rebman, vicar general of the Diocese of Wilmington."
Police said they were looking for cash, but the poor boxes were not hit. I will write the local police and tell them to go over to Pharyngula and check patrons who live in Delaware. It, in my opinion, will shorten their search.