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Welcome to the McCrery Architects’ Construction Diary. This blog is intended to document our projects currently under construction and will be updated regularly as we receive photographs from the site.  Please visit our website to learn more about the projects we are documenting here:   http://www.mccreryarchitects.com

As the bell tower at Saint Mary of Christians Catholic Church begins to rise in Aiken, South Carolina, the bells that will soon be heard ringing throughout the city are beginning to take shape as well! Here are some photos we recently received of the casting process from Christoph Paccard Bell Foundry in Charleston, South […]

On April 21, 2017, the Washington Mid Atlantic Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art hosted their biannual ceremony for the John Russell Pope Awards at the Cosmos Club in Washington, D.C.  The John Russell Pope Awards recognize excellence in classical architecture, interior design, and landscape architecture.  They are named after John Russell […]

We recently took photos of the incredible new stained glass windows at Saint Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Aiken, South Carolina. The three windows are: “Christ in Majesty”, located in the west facade of the church above the main entrance “Blessed Virgin Mary Help of Christians”, located in the north transept of the […]

McCrery Architects is honored to share that Traditional Building Magazine has published an article in their December 2016 issue about Saint Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Aiken, South Carolina. The article, which was written by Nancy A. Ruhling following an interview with Principal Architect James McCrery and Project Manager Michael Osysko, contains a […]

McCrery Architects is excited to share that Saint Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church has been published in the latest edition of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art’s yearly journal. Classicist No. 13 concentrates specifically on classical architecture and design in the American South. We are honored that the ICAA has selected our project […]

Tradition has its origins in the words for “handing down” and the words for “time,” and so Tradition is a handing down over time from generation to generation. It is a continuing effort. Properly understood, Tradition is always new and always ancient…

Zoey DiMauro from the Arlington Catholic Herald has written an article on the new Saint Mary of Sorrows Church project in Fairfax, Virginia.

Included are several photographs of the presentation by the diocesan land-use attorney, Lynne Strobel.

New Liturgical Movement

A diary of projects currently under construction

Diary of a Parish Priest

A diary of projects currently under construction