Connections Column

August 2017

Aug 27

August 27, 2017

spent some time on our construction site this week, and I am amazed at all that has been accomplished and the precision with which it is being done. In July, our engineering team finalized the plans for the restoration of the pillars and the portico roof.  This is a unique project, so there isn’t a manual for exactly how to do it,...
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Aug 20

August 20, 2017

Last week I joined Anatol and Janine Rychalski for a special 50th anniversary lunch. By St. Raymond standards, the Rychalskis are new parishioners.They moved from Pittsburgh to Shorewood in 2009 to be closer to Janine’s brother.  When they joined the parish, they quickly became mainstays at the 11:00 a.m. Sunday Mass.  Both...
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Aug 13

August 13, 2017

few weeks ago, the Herald News ran a story about an organization called Team Make A Difference that was doing a house makeover in Joliet.  That was a project that is near and dear to our St. Raymond family. Just like the TV show, Extreme Home Makeover, Team Make A   Difference assembles a crew of people to swoop into a home and...
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