The Tabernacle was stolen from the Church of St. Joseph in Lamberton sometime Thursday. (Image courtesy the Roman Catholic Diocese of New Ulm)

The Tabernacle was stolen from an area church this week.

On Thursday, June 25, the Lamberton Police Department was called to the Church of St. Joseph to investigate a theft.  In the early morning hours someone entered the church and removed the Tabernacle from the altar of the church, along with several silver and copper serving glasses.  The estimate of the stolen items plus damage exceeds $8,000

The Lamberton Police Department is asking for the public’s help in this investigation.  Anyone who has any information is asked to please contact the Lamberton Police Department at 507-828-9707 or the Redwood County Sheriff’s Office at 507-637-4036.