Restoration Phases

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Phase 1: The Towers - completed in 2007

Phase 1

Phase 2: The foundation, site services, walls and clerestory windows - completed in 2009

Phase 2

Phase 3: The roof - completed in 2011

Phase 4: Transepts and ambulatory masonry and stained glass windows & 5 south nave windows - completed in 2012

Phase 4

Phase 5:The interior  - completed in 2014

Phase 5

The interior restoration occurred over an intensive twelve months while still maintaining weekend masses. Here are some highlights of the interior restoration:

All interior walls and as well as the ceiling received a new coat of paint

•All paintings were refreshed and touched up

•St. Kateri Tekakwitha and St. Marguerite d’Youville received halos as at the time of their original painting, they had not yet been canonized

•The large painting in the South Transept (Peter receiving the Keys of the Kingdom) was restored after sustaining some water damage
 
•A new painting of St. Pope John Paul II was added to the Gallery of Saints in the South Transept.
 
•The Stations of the Cross received a new coat of paint with halos highlighted in gold.
 
Please note:  all pictures shown above were taken prior to the restoration.   On the homepage, click on the Virtual Tour link to view all fully restored areas of the church.