Together We Grow

Together We Grow

Our parish continues to pursue the goals of the Together We Grow capital campaign as we endeavor to raise a minimum of $3,500,000. 
 
 

CAMPAIGN UPDATE:
The Together We Grow campaign continues to progress as parishioners fulfill their pledges. Here is a look at the numbers as of August 31, 2019:

Total Funds Collected:

$ 2,358,510 (68% of Total Pledges)

Payments to the Archdiocese:

$ 1,395,105

Parish Debt Payoff:

$ 468,254

Amount Available to St. Max:

$ 495,151

 


PROJECT UPDATES:
With the $495,151 on hand, we have begun the schematic design phase of the project.  The TWG Steering Committee has been meeting regularly with architects from Ruetschle Architects, Inc. as we work out the schematic details and features of the expansion.  The goal is to complete this phase of the project in December.

Additionally, we contracted with PSI Intertek to obtain soil boring samples.  The boring samples were done on September 25.  These samples will be used to inform the type of foundation for the building expansion.

As of September 18, 2019, in response to our request for a reduction in our obligation to the Archdiocese of Cincinnati’s One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign, the archdiocese waived the remaining $320,895 that was owed. St. Maximilian Kolbe parish has consequently fulfilled its obligation to the archdiocese!

This is a wonderful development for two reasons:

  • All monies donated to the campaign as of July 1, 2019 and moving forward will go directly to St. Max.
  • There will not be any assessment charged to St. Max by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati on these donated funds.

Please keep in mind that in order to break ground, we must have in hand 50% of the budget to complete the expansion.

With all the funds going directly to St. Max, it is possible to hit that benchmark sooner than we had anticipated.  Your contributions and your generosity will help us reach that goal!  


THE ORIGINAL PLAN:

Together We Grow, combined with the archdiocesan One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign, addresses our current and future needs while simultaneously supporting our archdiocese. We look towards our future with hope as our St. Max family continues to grow.

  • Eliminate the debt. 
  • Build a community room with a serving area for easier and more frequent fellowship opportunities.
  • Add a day chapel to be located near the Hospitality Room. 
  • Relocate the main entrance to the north window of the atrium.
  • Relocate the Rachel Weeping for Her Children statue in a dedicated and prominent location. 
  • Fulfill our parish obligation to the archdiocesan One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign.

Any money raised beyond our $3,500,000 goal will be set aside for potential future expansions of the kitchen and meeting rooms in the Family Life Complex. 


THE REVISED PLAN:

The addition of a day chapel was determined not to be a significant want or need. A large multi-purpose room will go in the space allocated for the chapel. 


WHAT WE HAVE ACCOMPLISHED SO FAR (Revised September 2019):

✓ 3,500,000 (100%) of pledges made to meet the campaign goal of $3,500,000.

As of February 2018, the parish debt of $468,254 was completely paid off.

$1,395,105 has been paid to the archdiocesan One Faith, One Hope, One Love campaign.

As of August 31, 2019, 68% of pledges have been fulfilled.

 As of September 18, 2019, the archdiocese waived the remaining $320,895 that was owed. St. Maximilian Kolbe parish has fulfilled its obligation to the archdiocese!


TO MAKE A PLEDGE TODAY:

Please contact Ruth Trentman at the telephone number or email address below.

Watch the Town Hall Meeting

Did you miss the Town Hall Meeting on Sunday, November 4?  You can watch the whole thing below!
 

Town Hall PowerPoint
Town Hall Handout

 

Ministry Contacts

Ruth Trentman
(513) 777-4322
Ext 112

Make a Pledge Online

What's Happening:

Soil borings have been collected from the site of the future expansion. With these borings we can move forward with the design process!