Construction begins on church addition

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Construction workers were busy clearing the lots adjacent to St. Joseph Catholic Church in downtown Grand Junction Tuesday morning. The site is being cleared in order to construct a new parish hall, classrooms, administration building and a 24-hour adoration chapel on the church’s campus. Shaw Construction is the general contractor hired by St. Joseph Catholic Church and the Diocese of Pueblo to complete the project.

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