House of Prayer for Priests

Historic Restoration in Los Angeles, California


The west wing of Villa San Giuseppe on the campus of the Cardinal Timothy Manning House of Prayer for Priests was refurbished to provide additional retreat suites in a serene setting.


Our work included:

  • Our Lady of Guadalupe shrine

  • New infrastructure

  • Lighting

  • Bathrooms remodeled

  • New finishes and flooring

Vancrest has also completed various upgrades over many years to the House of Prayer and original San Giuseppe Villa including:

  • Reconstruction of elevated deck

  • Roofing and waterproofing

  • Interior remodeling and soundproofing

  • Grout replacement at stone elevations

  • Wood columns and siding replacement