Corrado Family Center Construction Update 1/14/19
Capital Campaign Update
Our first steel beam is up as we prepare for second floor construction in the Corrado Family Center! Finally, we see changes weekly if not daily as we progress towards a warm shell and temporary occupancy. Soon the truss design will be completed, and the truss fabricated and connected to the existing rectory roof line and the second flooring will be laid!
Since our concerted efforts reinitiated in September 2018, we are pleased to announce that 51 families have pledged or re-pledged $236,888. In addition we received $100,000 grant from the OCF Joseph E. Weston Public Foundation. Two thirds of our school families have been approached and we will begin to reach out once again to parish families similarly. Thanks to all that have received and responded to our solicitations; our total funding gap is now reduced to approximately $1m. Still a challenge, we ask all remaining school and parish families to be open to our call.
Our cash position is strong as we continue to receive pledge payments. This will allow us to continue to pay construction invoices before an Archdiocese loan is approached to pay the balance. Our current project will take us to complete walls, windows, roofing, elevator and HVAC. We are also remodeling the rectory so that Fr. Richard can transition when we are certified for temporary occupancy. However we are still $1m underfunded to complete the entire project with finish construction and landscaping.
Thanks to all that have given so generously, a total of 519 donors listed in our parish and school community. We can all feel very proud of our
accomplishments thus far and with God’s help we will continue to fund and finish the Corrado Family Center. Its use as the daily school cafeteria and parish gathering place will serve SJF families for many years to come.
Questions? Contact Kelly Corrigan, Development Director, 503.708.0070
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Regular Mass Times at St. John Fisher:
Vigil: Saturday 4:30 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM, 11:00AM & 5:30PM
Daily Mass: 7:15 AM Monday – Saturday
School Mass: 8:30am Wednesdays, only during the school year
Holy Day Masses
7:15 AM and 6:00 PM
& 8:30 AM during school year.
Saturday: 3:30-4:15 PM or by appointment
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St. John Fisher parish, nestled comfortably in SW Portland, is attended by roughly 800 families. Like St. John Fisher himself, our parish especially values education and faithfulness to Christ and the Church. The parish school covers grades K through 8 and has excellent athletics, computer and library services. The Parish Office is open Monday – Thursday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.
To enthusiastically gather as a parish family to celebrate the Love of Christ through the sacraments, liturgy, and prayer. We grow in knowledge and wisdom of the Catholic Faith which bears fruit in hospitality and service to others.