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Project Update

St. John Vianney Manor is a retirement home for priests within the Diocese of Pittsburgh that was in need of many updates.   This project was recently completed and a dedication ceremony was held in December 2017 to celebrate the conclusion of the project and bless the brand-new facility.  Members of the Diocese, seminarians, residents, Hayes Design Group Architects, consultants and contractors attended the ceremony.

The project included renovations to the existing thirty-one residences including new bathrooms, entry doors, finishes, HVAC systems, and lighting.  Additional residences were added for a total of thirty-five upon project completion.  Major HVAC and electrical infrastructure upgrades to the circa-1960’s building were also part of the project.

An approximately 10,000 square-foot 3-story addition containing new public and social spaces for the residents and their visitors to enjoy was also included.  A new main entrance (which now faces the rest of the St. Paul Seminary Campus), living room, dining room, meeting and fitness rooms, and a game room are now open to all residents.  Although retired, most residents continue to be active in their ministry.  The new spaces will facilitate both private and semi-private meetings between the residents and their visitors.