Tapestry Friday Update

Tapestry Friday Update

Hello Friends of CLDI! Even with the cold weather and winter storm, we were able to get the remaining walls poured Thursday, and we will pull the forms today. Next week we will backfill around the foundation and start the plumbing. The good news is that we are still...

Tapestry Friday Update: Week 8

Tapestry Friday Update: Week 8

Hello, Friends of CLDI! Well, the good news is that we beat the cold front that is moving in by getting our footings poured. Pending the weather next week, we will be able to form up and pour the remaining foundational walls. As you can see from the pictures, 3/4 of...

Tapestry Friday Update: Week 7

Tapestry Friday Update: Week 7

Hello Friends of CLDI! How crazy is this "winter" weather? Remember, we live in Montana, so don't get too comfortable. I am sure that winter will set in just as spring is around the corner! In the meantime, we are thankful for the warmer weather, which cooperates...

Tapestry Friday Update: Week 5

Tapestry Friday Update: Week 5

Over the holidays and the first part of the New Year, 108 geo piers were set! This process involves drilling large holes in the ground, filling them with aggregate, and then compacting them. This is a technique that more or less creates dense columns of compacted...

Eric Basye Recognized by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth

Vincentian Charism Award November 11, 2018, marked the 160th anniversary of the landing of the Sisters of Charity in Leavenworth and the beginning of the fifth century of Vincentian charism.  The Vincentian Charism Award was established at that time to honor the works...

Mosaic Senior Cottage Update – Week 26

Hello friends of CLDI! I had an exceptional time away last week visiting some friends in Central Asia, as well as scoping out a new partnership as we will be taking our interns on an 'international exposure trip' this May. This was an especially great trip as I was...

Christian Community Development

Christian Community Development

"Christian community development should help us attain a mental image of how our community will look in the future when God is in control when his kingdom has come 'on earth as it is in heaven.'"[1] Urban Ministry  Twenty years ago, I was on the cusp of...

Mosaic Senior Cottage Update – Week 23

Hello friends! I hope that you all are well! We are excited about the progress of Mosaic Senior Cottages! The sidewalks and porches have been poured, as the supports for the carports are in the ground! Not only is the outside taking shape, but the trim is being...

Mosaic Senior Housing Update – Week 16

Hello friends of CLDI! I hope that you had an excellent Thanksgiving. In light of the holiday, my being out of town last week, and a slow-down with the project, we delayed sending an update. However, here is a snapshot of the work that has been completed: For...

In Loving Memory of our Dear Friend, Roy “Dale” Fincel

We are grieved to announce the passing on our dear friend, brother, and forever CLDI family member, Dale Fincel. Dale died of natural causes and went to be with the Lord on Sunday, October 10th, 2021. A celebration service will be held Thursday, November 4, 2021, from...