Guidelines for the Building and Renovation of Churches

Liturgy Training Publications, 2007.

Written by The Diocesan Commission on Church Art and Architecture for the Archdiocese of Chicago, this resource is designed to be used with Built of Living Stones, a statement by U.S. bishops about renovating and building Roman Catholic churches. This book provides additional information on topics that include icons and places for prayer.


furnishing a new facility, location of the music ministry, managing construction projects

Best For

Roman Catholic and Catholic priests, architects, building committee members


purchase as a book

Suggested Uses

  • Clarify topics covered in Built of Living Stones by reading these resources side-by-side.
  • Articulate ideas and needs specific to the Roman Catholic church by sharing this resource with the selected architect of building and renovation projects.

About the Contributor

Janet Hoover

Janet Hoover is a certified spiritual director in private practice and an American Baptist pastor. She graduated from the University of Indianapolis and earned her MDiv and DMin from Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis. 

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