By Frank Flegel
St. Mary’s Church rectory in east Regina has a new tenant on the second floor. Archbishop Donald Bolen was looking for more modest quarters when St. Mary’s Pastor, Reverend Ed Hengen, offered the vacant second floor of his rectory. “I had seven rooms up there,” said Hengen. They would need some changes, but he offered the space to the Archbishop.
Director of Pastoral Services, Robert Kowalchuk, who has several trade skills, offered to oversee the project and asked his Resurrection Parish fellow Knights of Columbus to help. “The Resurrection Parish Knights have traditionally, in recent years, offered their services to the Archbishop whether it’s hosting an event for priests or Chancery office staff at the Archbishop’s home,” said Kowalchuk, “and they stepped up to the plate again.” The two bathrooms on the second floor required some upgrading, there was no kitchen, and doors had to be installed in a couple of locations to make the space private. A new...Read More