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Updated Photos of Remodel Dedication Mass

February 28th, 2018

Kristen Hannum, the reporter from the Catholic Sentinel who covered our February 28th Dedication mass, has graciously sent the photos she took, most of which were not published with the Sentinel article because of space considerations.  Thank you, Kristen, for sharing your work with us!  Click here to read the Catholic Sentinel article.

Sentinel Dedication, Oiling Altar

Everyone watched and listened intently to the words and actions of this special Dedication Mass.  

Sentinel Dedication, Oiling Altar

Priests and Deacons, sitting in the front row, attended the service.  Among them, are our present pastor, Fr. Ted Prentice (second from the left), and our former pastor (second from the right), Fr. John Amsberry.

Sentinel Shot, Mass

Deacons Larry Loumena and Mick Caldwell watch as Archbishop Alexander Sample sprinkles Holy Water on the new altar.

Sentinel Dedication, Oiling AltarSentinel Dedication, Archbishop Oil Altar Up Close

Archbishop Alexander Sample pours Holy Chrism on the new marble-top altar.  The altar contains a relic of St. John Vianney which was graciously donated to us by Fr. Jon Buffington.

Sentinel Dedication, Archbishop Oil Altar Up Close

Archbishop Sample places Holy Chrism on each of four cross/candle-holders placed on four pillars at each "corner" of the remodeled church.

Sentinel Dedication, Archbishop Oil Altar Up Close

Kathy Harris, Choir Director, leads the You Are Loved choir in song, using pieces which were especially chosen and approved for the mass.  

Sentinel Dedication, Archbishop Oil Altar Up Close

Knights of Columbus from St. Joseph the Worker, as well as from other councils from neighboring parishes, watch the procedings.  The crowd was so large, many people stood throughout the two-and-a-half hour ceremony.