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Part of roof caves in at Holy Rosary Catholic Church
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DARLINGTON - The ceiling above the alter at Holy Rosary Catholic Church

collapsed at about 1:30 p.m. Monday, causing debris and wood to crash to the


Four people were in the church at the time of the collapse. No one was

injured, church secretary Marge Carr said.

"They had just lit a candle (at the alter)," she said. "They heard what

sounded like someone walking on the roof. They said Jesus must have been

with them because they just started walking away when the ceiling fell."

Parishioners arrived at the church at about 6 p.m. to clean up.

The ceiling fell due to age of the church, Dan Lange said. Lange, a member

of the congregation, was one of more than 50 people who helped clean up.