Pictures of Previous Event – Repairs in Our Parish during 2020-2021
YEAR 2020-2021 – Pictures
Despite the pandemic, we are grateful and feel blessed that we were able to complete several needed construction repairs such as St. Rita and St. Clare Rectory repairs and remodeling among others. We would like to share with you some of the construction repairs that we have accomplished in the last year. Thank you to our Pastor, Father Homero Sanchez, O.S.A., for his initiative and desire to make our parish a beautiful place for everyone. Thank you to all who contributed with prayers, time and financial support to make these repairs happen. God bless you!
During the Year 2020-2021, our parish went through the following repairs and remodeling. Thanks to these repairs, we now have better areas for different activities of our ministries and organizations.
- St. Rita Rectory Water Damage Repairs and Remodeling
- Water Main Repairs and Sidewalk Repairs at St. Clare of Montefalco Chapel
- Kilgen Pipe Organ Repairs
- St. Clare of Montefalco Chapel Rectory Remodeling / Meeting Space
- St. Rita Church Drain Repairs
- St. Clare of Montefalco Boiler Repair
- St. Rita Baptismal Water Font Repairs
- Sound System Upgrades St. Rita of Cascia Church
- St. Augustine Hall Water Damage and Remodeling Repairs
St. Rita Rectory Water Damage Repairs and Remodeling – After several months, were were able to complete the St. Rita of Cascia Parish Rectory Water Damage repairs in the summer of 2021. PermaSeal was able to install a water system to prevent future water damage, we painted the rectory, installed epoxy flooring and remodeled the office thank you to the support of generous donors and parishioners, volunteers, and all of you who were able to contribute either by donating funds, furniture, time. Thank you! Come visit our new rectory space.
Water Main Repairs and Sidewalk Repairs at St. Clare of Montefalco Chapel – During the winter of 2020 the water main at St. Clare of Montefalco burst. This project took several months to complete, from repairing the water main that broke as well as repairing the water damage at Talman Elementary School basement and sidewalk concrete. We thank our vendors and the insurance for their great work in helping us complete these repairs.
Kilgen Pipe Organ Repairs – In May of 2021, we performed repairs to St. Rita of Cascia Parish’s Organ. We restored the Static Reservoir and performed work to the Blower. We removed plaster and other debris that was in tower. We corrected the wind leaks, ciphers. Our organ is now played at the 10:30 am English Mass which was also re-installed.
St. Clare of Montefalco Chapel Rectory Remodeling / Meeting Space – Another construction project that was accomplished this year was the remodeling of the second floor of the rectory area at St. Clare of Montefalco Chapel. Walls were removed, the entire rectory was painted and remodeled. We installed epoxy flooring on the second floor of the rectory and it was refurbished with furniture donated by generous donors. Thank yo so much! Thanks to these repairs, we now have more meeting space available for our different ministries.
St. Rita Church Drain Repairs – Another repair that we completed in 2021 was the repair of water drains near that church that were causing water damage. We are grateful we were able to complete this repair to prevent future damage.
St. Clare of Montefalco Boiler Repairs – In December 2020, we also performed major boiler repairs at St. Clare of Montefalco Rectory and Talman Elementary School. The basement at St. Clare was overheating we added a boiler compressor and replaced boiler equipment for St. Clare and Talman Elementary.
St. Rita Baptismal Water Font Repairs – In the spring of 2021, we were able to repair our Baptismal Water Font. Our vendor was able to get the water font operational and provided the maintenance needed to use again. For the fiscal year ending in June 30, 2021 (from June 2020 to June 2021) we had 204 baptisms at St. Rita of Cascia Parish of children under 7 years old and 6 Baptisms for those 7 years older. We feel incredibly blessed. Thanks be to God!
Sound System Upgrades St. Rita of Cascia Church – This Summer of 2021 we were also able to install upgrades to improve balcony sound throughout the sanctuary. The work that was performed included network and wireless controls, new amplification and new loudspeakers for music ministry. Thank you to all of our donors and parishioners for your support.
St. Augustine Hall Water Damage and Remodeling Repairs – This Summer and Fall of 2021 we are working on repairing water damage at St. Augustine Hall. PermaSeal helped us to install a waterproof system which will prevent future water damage in the basement of Fairfield Elementary School basement / St. Augustine Hall. We are also in the process of painting the hall and installing epoxy flooring there as well. We are excited for this project and we will share more photos and updates as soon as this project is completed. We thank all of our finance committee members for their support throughout all of our major repairs as well as our donors and all of you who have helped to improve our facilities with your time, prayers and financial support.