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Rebuilding Project In Pictures

 

St. Leo Roman Catholic Church, Mimico, Ontario, June, 2015

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I wanted to share this promotional video of St. Leo’s made by New Holland, the company that did the pews.  Special thanks to Wilson and to Stan for producing a beautiful church.
Father.Francis Carpinelli

Transfiguration Triptych Added October, 2017

Mosaics added August, 2017

New Tabernacle altar Spring, 2017

By October, 2016 the new doors were installed, including an accessible door for wheelchairs, scooters and walkers.  The stonework at the main doors is original.

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The Baptism Tryptych Was Modified, April 2016

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Renovations and Art as of March 20, 2016

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As of September 6, 2015 the hedges have been removed, the choir loft renovated, and the basement hall repainted.IMG_4171 IMG_0821IMG_4174 IMG_4175 IMG_4177 IMG_4178 IMG_4179 IMG_4181

All the Stations of the Cross are installed.

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    • Robert and Patricia on August 13, 2016 at 11:35 am
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    As Father Frank continues to embellish on the renovations and the minor details that go unnoticed – perhaps it is time to CELEBRATE the accomplishments of Father Frank and all the parishioners of St. Leo in a Special Liturgy and social event in the very near future?

    • Phil Donville on March 10, 2016 at 1:16 pm
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    Phil & Paula Donville
    Squamish British Columbia
    March 10, 2016

    How nice to see the church redone. On the 29th of April it will be 55 years since we were married there by Dr. Markle. My father was a parishioner for eighty years and his father before him.

    Best wishes

    • Vfittoria Smith on March 27, 2015 at 11:16 am
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    I have belonged to this parish for 57 years! Attended St. Leo’s school. Renovations are outstanding. Can’t wait to see the completion! Sure need to have a grand celebration!

    Vittoria Smith

    • Colleen Grogan on March 25, 2015 at 1:15 pm
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    Wow! The church is gorgeous! Love the new pews, the tile work the altar — well, basically everything about it! Must come and visit soon to see it in person!

    • Jean-Claude Godin on October 25, 2013 at 9:57 am
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    At what year was your Church built?

    1. The original parish was born in 1909. The first church pictured was on the opposite side of Royal York Road, (called Church Street at the time). The present church was built in 1954; according to the cornerstone laid by James Cardinal MacGuigan.
      There are quite a number of renovations/additions to be made still. The ceiling needs to be insulated. Several new stained glass windows are in construction. A few existing stained glass windows at the back of the church will be restored and protected. The Stations of the Cross are being replaced with icons; I believe 5 remain to be done. Large icons/tryptychs behind the altar and to either side of the sanctuary are being created. The floor will be refinished/re-tiled. The status of the pews and kneelers is undecided (re-finish or replace).
      We are pleased with the project and extremely grateful for the generosity of the parishioners and their love for St. Leo’s Chuch.

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