The Patronato Blog

Rick Buchanan Joins Patronato’s Board of Directors

Rick Buchanan, retired executive from Sundt Construction, joined the board of Patronato San Xavier this past May.  An Arizona native and longtime Tucson resident, he has more than 40 years experience in construction, historic renovation and project management. He began his career in the mid 1970s in the homebuilding industry,...

Emergency Repairs Continue on San Xavier East Tower

Repairs to stabilize Mission San Xavier’s East Tower continue on this week (June 23, 2014) as contractor Morales Restoration & Builders (MRB) works on the tower’s crumbling exterior.  MRB built a scaffolding cage in front of the tower prior to the Easter weekend to protect visitors and parishioners, after an...

Architect Site Report 4.22.14

PROGRESS REPORT MISSION SAN XAVIER del BAC Submitted to the Patronato San Xavier by Bob Vint, Architect 04.22.14 SITE MEETING (11:00–11:45 AM sunny & warm) +/-75ºF PRESENT: Architect, B. Vint; Intern, Marcela Gracia; Contractor, D. Morales + 4 crew [Jesús, Santi, Sonny & Vince] WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING WORK PERIOD: Warm...