O'Gara Parish Center Renovation

Through the generosity of our parishioners in the To Teach Who Christ Is campaign, we are about to begin renovation of the O'Gara Parish Center.  The O'Gara Center was built in 1968 to provide classroom space for Religious Education, a social space for parish events, and an air-conditioned worship space during the summer months.  After 50 years it's time for the O'Gara Parish Center to be modernized.

After an 18-month process of working with the architectural firm of David F. Schultz Associates, which specializes in church design and facilities for church-based ministries, we are ready to begin the construction phase.  We anticipate construction to begin the summer of 2018 and conclude by November.  

Below is an architectural rendering of the remodeled O'Gara Parish Center.  This video is a close representation of what the O'Gara Parish Center will look like when construction is completed.  There may be some alterations to the final design, such as carpeting, that are not reflected in this video.  However, it is a close visualization of our remodeled Parish Center.

Update:  September 7, 2018

“To Teach Who Christ Is—Your Donations at Work”:

Construction is progressing nicely in the O'Gara Center!

Curved soffit drywall
Curved soffit drywall

August 9, 2018

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Air handling unit being picked
Air handling unit being picked

August 10, 2018

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Cloud ceiling panels
Cloud ceiling panels

August 17, 2018

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Channel glass installed
Channel glass installed

August 17, 2018

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First half of cloud ceiling panels
First half of cloud ceiling panels

August 22, 2018

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Wood grill wall
Wood grill wall

August 27, 2018

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The Cross
The Cross

August 27, 2018

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Entry cabinets and coat racks
Entry cabinets and coat racks

August 31, 2018

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Update:  July 25, 2018

“To Teach Who Christ Is—Your Donations at Work”:

As you know, construction on the O’Gara Activity Center has begun! We thank you for your patience as this project continues.  Check back later for more updates!

June 21, 2018
June 21, 2018

Branch duct in the classrooms

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June 22, 2018
June 22, 2018

Electrical ceiling rough-in started

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July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Steel at b-line installed

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July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Framing started at east wall of multi-purpose room

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July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Slabs poured around columns

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July 2, 2018
July 2, 2018

Shoring removed at b-line

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July 5, 2018
July 5, 2018

Partition track installation

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July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018

Lintels and holes cut in the b-line masonry wall

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July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

Supply and return duct roughed in at multi-purpose room

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July 13, 2018
July 13, 2018

Bathroom plumbing in the chase wall

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July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

Curved soffit framing in progress in the classrooms

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July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

Cross wall framed

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July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

Wave wall framing in progress

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July 20, 2018
July 20, 2018

Supply and return duct roughed in at multi-purpose room

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Update:  May 30, 2018

On Tuesday, May 29th construction crews installed fencing and began the demolition of the O'Gara Parish Center.  The southwest entrance near Religious Education remains open, however, please be cautious when using that doorway.

O'Gara Construction
O'Gara Construction

May 30, 2018

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O'Gara Construction
O'Gara Construction

May 30, 2018

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O'Gara Construction
O'Gara Construction

May 30, 2018

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O'Gara Construction
O'Gara Construction

May 30, 2018

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Update:  May 11, 2018

The renovation of the O’Gara Parish Center is proceeding as expected.  Beginning the week of May 21, construction fencing will be installed and equipment will be arriving and staged in the south west parking lot.  Demolition is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 29.  The west entrance to the church campus, near Religious Education, will be inaccessible throughout the demolition and construction phase.  We apologize for any inconvenience and look forward to our updated parish activity center.

Please check back for regular updates.  We will continue to revise this page as new information become available.