Browsing the February 2020 archive of Our Church Our Future

Eighth in a Series of Articles

Posted by Lisa Clemmons on 2/26/20

This is the eighth in a series of articles to update and inform the congregation of the renovation project for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.

A few other considerations of this project may appear to be less of a priority but remain essential for the overall success ... Read More »

Seventh in a Series of Articles

Posted by Lisa Clemmons on 2/26/20

This is the seventh in a series of articles to update and inform the congregation of the renovation project for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.

One of the words that has become common language in the architectural, construction and church worlds is “accessibility.”  One of the most ... Read More »

Sixth in a Series of Articles

Posted by Lisa Clemmons on 2/26/20

This is the sixth in a series of articles to update and inform the congregation of the renovation project for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.

When the Renovation Committee solicited the help of River Architects, an architectural firm that specializes in the renovation of old churches, they ... Read More »

Fifth in a Series of Articles

Posted by Lisa Clemmons on 2/26/20

This is the fifth in a series of articles to update and inform the congregation of the renovation project for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.

The generations of faithful that have gone before us have bequeathed upon us a treasure of which we are now responsible to ... Read More »

Fourth in a Series of Articles

Posted by Lisa Clemmons on 2/26/20

This is the fourth in a series of articles to update and inform the congregation of the renovation project for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.

In the very early days of the Church, prior to entering any place of worship where the Eucharist was celebrated, there was ... Read More »

Third in a Series of Articles

Posted by Lisa Clemmons on 2/26/20

This is the third in a series of articles to update and inform the congregation of the renovation project for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.

The seating of the congregation must always foster active participation.  While there are no universal norms of how that seating is arranged, ... Read More »

Second in a Series of Articles

Posted by Lisa Clemmons on 2/26/20

This is the second in a series of articles to update and inform the congregation of the renovation project for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.

The rich history of Catholic worship space traces a path through every person and place where the liturgy has been offered.  The ... Read More »

First in a Series of Articles

Posted by Lisa Clemmons on 2/26/20

This is the first in a series of articles to update and inform the congregation of the renovation project for St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception Church.

Over the last twenty years, conversation has periodically surfaced in the parish regarding the renovation of our aging church.  Several plans have ... Read More »