Now that the landscaping is in, it is becoming clear that the Priory is nearly habitable. The interior looks pretty amazing and we are excited that soon we will be able to show it off to parishioners and friends!
Alexander Nicholson (the builder) is running through punch lists with us:
All systems are undergoing testing to ensure that they are working properly.
The painting is nearly complete – we are almost to the touch-up stage.
All the floors are nearly done – the wood, the carpeted and the tiled.
Appliances have been delivered and are being installed.
We are awaiting furniture delivery – which should take place in mid-February.
Eichoff Columbaria is here installing the niches for the St. Vincent Ferrer Columbarium.
We are looking ahead with excitement to the Open House – when everyone is welcome to tour the facility before we take up residence. This is scheduled to take place on the weekend of February 23-24. More information on this will be in the Parish bulletin.
The Dedication will take place on March 24, Palm Sunday. Bishop Francis diLorenzo of Richmond and the Provincial for the Province of St. Joseph, Fr. Brian Mulcahy, OP will both be in attendance. The Dedication will follow the 9:00am Mass at St. Thomas Parish.
more will be published in the STA bulletin.