Father Andrew Downie said St Piux Roman Catholic Church has been boarded up and the cost of replacing windows will be 'thousands'
A congregation came together to clear up the aftermath of a vandal attack causing thousands of pounds of damage.
Yobs targeted St Pius Roman Catholic Church, in Consett, smashing 13 windows at the Essex Avenue church sometime overnight from Saturday to Sunday.
The 100-strong congregation arrived for Sunday morning mass to find the church littered with glass and with almost every window smashed.
Father Andrew Downie, parish priest, said: “In the past 10 days we’d had a window smashed and we’d had that repaired.
“But on Sunday morning the congregation came to church to find the windows had been smashed.
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