CARL RUSSO/Staff photo. Elizabeth Veloso is close to tears as she talks about her former church, Saints Peter and Paul which closed in 2004. She is standing in front of the church located on Chestnut Street in Lawrence. The church was ceded to St. Mary of the Assumption which used it for several years, but gave it back to the archdiocese. Saints Peter and Paul property was sold last month. 4/9/2013.