New St. Pius X reaches construction milestone

August 10, 2017 07:27 PM

Thursday, members of Saint Pius X Church in Chili celebrated the completion of the outside structure of their new building. The old church on Chili Avenue burned down two and a half years ago in a devastating fire.

"It was more than just losing a building," says Brian Porter, chairman of the Rebuild Committee. "We all had many connections to the church. Many of us confirmed our children there, first communion, first reconciliation; many of us were married there."

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He adds, "As we move forward, we'll see side panels going on. The roof will be going on within a few weeks and then the interior work begins and that's really the beginning of building Jesus' home."

They hope to have the new church open before Christmas.


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