was begun on June 20th
Church has now been completed. We’ll be
prepared to place the Most Blessed Sacrament
into the Tabernacle at the 7:15am Liturgy, Sunday
morning. It seemed so strange to walk into St.
entire church was empty: no altar, no pews –
even a single chair, no carpet, no nothing.
beneath the pews has been sanded, sealed and varnished; the entire church
has been carpeted (even upstairs);
Joseph, as well as the Stations of the Cross, have all been cleaned; the windows
have been washed; the inside front doors of the Church had been lacquered.
encompasses the inside of the church, including the sacristy and the confessional,
as well as the candlesticks beneath the crucifix and those alongside of the altar
in the sanctuary have all been polished.
and underneath the balcony; as well as new electrical outlets upstairs in the
balcony, near the organ underneath the statues, in the sanctuary and in the
sacristy. Finally, the platform on which the altar and the chairs for the Deacon
and Presider sit, is
lugging of every piece
were heavy!); who personally polished ALL
pulled up ALL
throughout the church. It is a totally remarkable accomplishment. We will
remember the summer of 2011 for a long time. I thank you –
your love of Christ and your love and dedication to our parish. Welcome home
of furniture in the church (and believe me, those pews
of the old carpet and who painted ALL
big-heartedness, manifest itself in a host of blessings from Almighty God
Himself for all your efforts and very kind donations. Friends: ALL FOR THE
GREATER HONOR AND GLORY OF GOD!