MRC Needs Help this Saturday Freeport Illinois – Madonna Renewal Center in Freeport needs help this Saturday, Feb 6 2016, from 9:00-12:00 AM. The Madonna Renewal Center is moving forward; mold and asbestos have been removed from the five story future home of the Madonna Renewal Center. Project leader for the Madonna Renewal Center (MRC) Roger L. Kampmier had this to say. “As of this time we have removed a lot of metal from the walls of our building, but the number of volunteers turning out to help has been low. Please see if you can spare some time for the Lords work.” Roger further stated “We will provide dust masks for those coming to help. Please bring gloves for your hands to protect against cuts while moving metal to the staging area. I will need some of the men attending to bring crow bars and Saws-All’s to finish the remaining metal removal that is needed. We have basically finished the first floor to the third floor and still have metal to demo out for the fourth and fifth floors. Older kids can help but not with any power tools of crowbars. We need to move metals to the first floor from all floors so we have that staged to haul out for scrap and salvage. We would like to have everything done and metal moved to the old pool area by the time we are done this weekend, so there will be a lot of hauling from all floors. If we have enough bodies we may be dome before the noon deadline.” Roger L. Kampmier Project Leader MRC. For further information please call Phone: 815-275-5666
Madonna Renewal Center continues to enjoy the support of many Churches some of who pledged their ongoing support by including MRC in their monthly tithe or made out donation to MRC. These Churches will be duly acknowledged. However, 3 Churches played key role in helping us sell off all our 500 raffle tickets. We are truly grateful and continue to look forward to their ongoing support. St. Patrick Church McHenry bought many tickets and brought in cash donations, St. Mary Church Huntley not only bought about 100 tickets, they brought in generous cash donations, and St. Thomas Church Freeport bought many tickets. God bless you. Permit me to share my amazing Huntley story.
Madonna Renewal Center – Celebration for our Renovation Date/Time: November 14, 2015 5 pm to midnight Location: Eagle’s Club, 1200 W. Galena
MADONNA RENEWAL CENTER PROJECT AT FREEPORT, IL: FUNDRAISING DAY, OCT. 17, 2015 1957 CHEVY RAFFLE DRAW AND BRAT FEST QUITE A JOURNEY 1957 CHEVY DRAW OCTOBER 17, 2015. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! With your support The 1957 Chevy Raffle Draw and Brat Fest was a huge success. God bless you. CONGRATULATIONS to our Raffle Winners! 1st Price: 1957 Chevy-winning number 0257- BOB GOSDICK of Rockford, IL. 2nd Price: $750.00 winning number 0166- JOSEPH M. GIANNOTTI of Newark, DE, 3rd Price: $500.00 winning number 0154- JAMES D CHESSER of Montgomery, IL (3rd winner donated the money back to us). We are grateful that we are getting closer on our journey to reach the Phase1 Goal of mold, lead and asbestos abatement, All American Cleaning, Brick work, drainage repair of the MRC facility.
Unveiling of 1957 Chevy BelAir Madonna Renewal Center – Freeport, Il – It’s here! For several weeks we have been waiting for a special car to arrive so we can present it to everyone. That day has arrived! First let’s get a little background to let you know why all of us involved with the Madonna Renewal Center (MRC) are so excited about this car. After all, a car is just a car-right? Wrong! This car is a vintage automobile donated to the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary so they can raffle it off. This will mean a wonderful contribution to the restoration of the Madonna Renewal Center. The donor wishes to remain anonymous so we respect his/her wishes and can only say “Thank you and God bless you” whoever you may be. Now on to the description of this oh, so special, automobile. It is a completely original 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air 4 door with approximately 79,000 miles, a V-8 with a 283 cubic inch engine and a 2 barrel carb. To the best of our knowledge, it is one of only three such autos nationwide.
Madonna Renewal Center Memorial Day Tribute 2015 Madonna Renewal Center-Freeport Illinois – On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, several members of the Madonna Renewal Center (MRC) and the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Mother of Christ, took part in the annual parade in Freeport and later in the day, in Pecatonica, Il. Memorial Day is a time we pay tribute to all our brave men and women who died in the service to our country, and to also pay tribute to those still living who have served and are serving in our military.
On April 16, 2015 an amazing MRC team of volunteers gathered at the Sisters Home (Convent) on South Walnut Avenue for a
I want to share with all of you this message I previously posted on facebook: Each time I reflect on life issues particularly Abortion, James 2:16 comes to mind “and you say, “Good-bye and have a good day; stay warm and eat well”-but then you don’t give that person any food or clothing. What good does that do? Then, I ask myself, what good is it to say to a woman who is pregnant, conflicted, confused without support system, you must preserve life? Goodness me! The very air she breathes seems to shout “Get rid of your baby.” I want to be there for this woman. I want to provide her a home. I want to help her remember that she is a precious pearl in the arm of her Creator. Please, pray for the success of Madonna Renewal Center. Help draw support for www.madonnarenewalcenter.com. A very nice Catholic reacted to this post by stating “Would it not be better if God focused upbringing were upheld to save us later acts that seem holier than thou attitude…..? Would it not be cheaper to build good family upbringing than waste time and resources providing homes for a group that our hypocrisy has caused to blossom, etc?”