Drawing is architect's rendering of the renovated church exterior, viewed from the parking lot.
Here's the latest update on our Capital Campaign:
Reprinted from the July 2, 2017 Parish Bulletin:
My Dear Parishioners,
I am pleased, as I sincerely hope you are, with the progress of our front extension to the church. If everything stays on track the project should be completed sometime in August. Thank you once again for your patience during construction. I am confident it will be worth the wait.
Additionally, our insurance company, Catholic Mutual, and Southernwood Roofing and Siding have been in negotiations to decide the state and repair of all the roofs on our campus as a result of the hail storm we experienced earlier this year. The most significant damage occurred in Pomfret. The adjuster concluded that the roofs of each building on the property showed enough damage in the required testing patterns to warrant full replacements.
Included with this assessment was the copper roof on the bell tower. As of the writing of this letter, we are still waiting to hear if it is advisable for us to replace that roof with the same material as the roof on our extension or not. The proposed material is aluminum painted in the same color as our current bell tower roof. In fact the name of the style is called “aged copper.”
I would like the copper roof to stay put as I’m sure you also would. However, based on my discussions with Catholic Mutual, the Archdiocese of Washington, and many other experts, it appears that it may be necessary to replace our current roof. On the bright side, I believe this will tie the extension and the bell tower together nicely. I will be sure to keep you updated as more information becomes known to me.
As always, if you have any questions or concerns please let me know. I am happy to speak with you at your convenience. May God continue to bless you and your loved ones.
Our architect is Thomas K. Reinecker AIA. You can see the architect's detailed drawings by clicking on each of the 8 links below: