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St.Joseph Church Construction Kicks Off

Parishioners of Sacred Heart-St. Joseph Catholic Parish in Topeka, KS, gathered May 1, 2016, to celebrate the start of construction at St. Joseph Church. Members of the SFS design team were on hand for the blessing of the scaffolding by Father Tim Haberkorn, Pastor. Built in 1900, St. Joseph Church is on the National Register of Historic Places. The exterior restoration of the church will include tuck pointing, stone repair and exterior painting, among other exterior repairs or replacements, as well as an addition to the church enclosing a stairwell to the basement. The interior restoration includes new finishes, plaster repair, decorative and general painting, natural wood restoration, replacement of the wall between narthex and Church, elevator replacement, new handrails, Adoration Chapel and Sacristy renovation, and design of new Altar and Ambo.