Public Renovation Tour of St. Dominic Priory
WHAT: A Public Renovation Tour featuring the historic former Loretto Academy building.
WHEN: 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 10th
WHERE: 3407 Lafayette Avenue, St. Louis, Missouri
OF INTEREST: This century-old historic building in the Compton Hills/Reservoir Square neighborhood is undergoing reconstruction to begin its fifth life. In every incarnation, the building has been affiliated with a Catholic ministry.
SPECIAL GUESTS: The Very Reverend Charles E. Bouchard O.P., Prior Provincial, Dominican (Central) Province of St. Albert the Great. Reverend Richard A. Peddicord, O.P., President, Aquinas Institute of Theology.
MORE INFORMATION: Dave Baerwalde, Director of Mission Advancement, Dominican Central Province, (312) 560-0955 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Alternatively, Kristi Ruggles, representing the Dominican Central and Southern Provinces locally at (314) 660-7341 or email@example.com. For more background, please review the Priory website at www.stdominicpriory.com.
RENOVATION AND CONSTRUCTION PROGRESSES AT HISTORIC LORETTO ACADEMY BUILDING AS THE NEW ST. DOMINIC PRIORY TAKES SHAPE
(ST. LOUIS) – A brief prayer service of thanksgiving and public tour on early Saturday afternoon on September 10 will mark significant tangible progress to date on renovation of the historic former Loretto Academy building in the Compton Hills/Reservoir Square neighborhood in St. Louis.
Dominicans friars and sisters from across the country, friends and faculty from Aquinas Institute of Theology, general contractor representatives from Paric Corporation, and guests from the St. Louis Catholic/Christian community will participate in this special event at the new St. Dominic Priory at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, September 10, at 3704 Lafayette Avenue. The Rev. Andrew Carl Wisdom, O.P., Promoter of Vocations and Chair of the Capital Campaign for the renovation, will host the program. The tour is scheduled to coincide with the resumption of coursework at Aquinas Institute and Parent’s Weekend for the families of our Dominican Student Brothers.