February 18, 2013
Visitors tour the new St. Raphael the Archangel Church in Old Mill Creek, Ill., during a Jan. 27 celebration marking completion of the first phase of  construction of their new church. The building includes the facade of the now-demolished St. John of God Church in Chicago and will include the interior of the now-closed St. Peter Canisius Church. St. Raphael is giving new life to closed churches in the Chicago Archdiocese by recycling their materials.

CNS PHOTO | KAREN CALLAWAY

Recycled churches

Visitors tour the new St. Raphael the Archangel Church in Old Mill Creek, Ill., during a Jan. 27 celebration marking completion of the first phase of construction of their new church.

The building includes the facade of the now-demolished St. John of God Church in Chicago and will include the interior of the now-closed St. Peter Canisius Church.

St. Raphael is giving new life to closed churches in the Chicago Archdiocese by recycling their materials.