New St. Kateri Catholic Church in Ridgway, Illinois

This is St. Kateri Church, the new $6 million facility built on the site of the former St. Joseph Church, which was destroyed in a Feb. 29, 2012, tornado. The church was dedicated this past weekend and celebrates its first Sunday worship service in the new building on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015.


Stephanie Esters is a reporter covering Jackson and Union counties.

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