You can now own a piece of history from Our Lady of Angels. Pews are being sold for $100. The Joliet long term nursing home unofficially closed its doors this year with the last residents moving out on January 21st.
The final Mass was held on February 11th. OLA opened in 1962 in Joliet and was run by the Franciscan Sisters to care for those who needed rehab and long term care living.
OLA is holding an estate sale. They are currently holding a private sale that is open to family and friends before the public sale. The public sale will be held on Friday through Saturday, April 28-29th from 9am to 4 pm. The sale is open to the public. Cash and credit cards are accepted. Location is 1201 Wyoming Avenue in Joliet.
According to OLA everything is deeply discounted.
Church pews $100
Side tables $20
Desks, tables and chairs $15-$30
Air conditioners $50
Lamp shades $5
Here is a list of items for sale.
Christmas tree decorations
Pots and pans
Linens (some brand new)
Medical Supplies (including N95 masks and gloves)