St. Elizabeth Ann Seaton’s parish community had grown over the years and steady improvements were made to the campus everywhere except for the church itself. As the surrounding community continued to grow, it was time for the church to address the lack of adequate church and narthex space.
The church had space for about 550 parishioners and offered four Sunday Masses. But because the Odessa community had grown so much there were still problems accommodating everyone wishing to attend services. On special occasions, like Christmas and Easter, the church was bursting at the seams with parishioners. In fact, they had to install a camera over the altar to project the Mass on a TV in the Narthex. Many people were forced to sit and stand there during Mass and could not see what was happening inside the church.
Walsh & Associates was hired to lead a church expansion campaign. The members of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton church generously supported the plan by exceeding the goal of their Making Room for All campaign. The funds raised were to be used for the expansion of their worship and narthex spaces, as well as create enough additional room to meet the parish’s needs.
“The biggest plus in the campaign was how well everything was organized. It would be my pleasure to recommend Walsh & Associates. Thank you for all your guidance. ”
– Beverly Landgraf, Prayer Committee Chair
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