St. Frances in Scituate weathers the storm
The good people of Scituate, in all their perpetual vulnerability, know how to survive storms. They do it with a mix of hardy defiance and deep spirituality, and nowhere is that attitude more resplendent than in the sanctuary that is St. Frances. On Sunday, the people who refuse to give up St. Frances celebrated the 8th year of their vigil of their church. In 2004, the Archdiocese of Boston changed the locks on the church. But something approaching divine intervention left a side door open.