HABC recently attended the groundbreaking at Our Lady of La Vang Church. This vibrant parish hosted a lovely ceremony to celebrate and bless the grounds that will hold the new construction for the community.  The project will include a new Parish Hall, and additions to the Administration Wing. HABC shares the anticipation and enthusiasm that the OLLV community has, and we look forward accomplishing this vision together.

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HABC has completed construction of the Queen of Angels Center for Priestly Formation and it is now home to many men as they discern their vocation. For more photos of this project visit the portfolio page on our website and click on ‘Featured Projects’.

Take a tour through the newly renovated interior of St. Lawrence Martyr Church. Interior renovations performed June-November 2019 in collaboration with St. Lawrence Martyr staff and Cuningham Group Architects. All mosaics in video are pre-renovation.

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Artists Maria Szopinski and Lalo Garcia, have been commissioned to produce and restore artwork for the interior of St Lawrence Martyr. Maria is restoring the Bas Relief style statues. Bas Relief is a style in which the figures project slightly from the background (pictured below). 

Lalo Garcia is doing several pieces that depict the “Communion of Saints” including, Mother Theresa, Mother Mary, St Lawrence Martyr, St. Kateri and more. These large scale portraits will be installed around the altar and predella. HABC recently visited Lalo Garcia in his studio and got a glimpse of the amazing progress. Stay tuned for final photos of this project.

Lalo Garcia (pictured above).

HABC has started Church renovations at St Lawrence Martyr. This project will include structural renovations, lighting, and many interior finish upgrades. There will be some beautiful custom artwork features incorporated in this project by Lalo Garcia and Maria Szopinski that will highlight areas of the altar and reredos. Pictured below is the informal groundbreaking.

This video features the site for the future Queen of Angels Seminary. Demolition, and new construction will turn this existing abandoned property, into a fully updated 17,000 sq. ft. retreat center with a new chapel, 42 living quarters, offices, classrooms, hydronic radiant heating system, two-story elevator and energy efficient cool roof.