Bill Blaul

Orchard Lake parish eliminates debt, improves facilities, starts counseling ministry

ORCHARD LAKE — Since launching their Changing Lives Together campaign in 2011, parishioners at Our Lady of Refuge have eliminated a $138,000 parish debt, funded the replacement of a 35-year-old parking lot, replaced windows in the parish building, erected a new perimeter fence and put nearly $100,000 into parish savings. They’re not finished. Another phase…