Sound/Streaming Project – Installation Status

Below, please find a timeline of the current audio/streaming project for the church.

August, 1, 2021

Sound of St. Cletus Committee Formed

Exploratory committee is formed to review venders and make recommendation to pastor.

August 10, 2021

Engineer Review

Current system is evaluated by a radio engineer for a major Chicago radio station. Tweaks are made to make the best of what is currently operational.

September 2021

Finance Committee Approval

The parish finance council helps to make final decision to approve vendor.

December 21, 2021

Campaign for Funding Begins

Fr. Elmer speaks to congregation and first deposit is made to project funding.

April 11, 2022

Sound System Funding Is Obtained

Funding level reaches $75,252.64… suitable funds to begin the audio portion of the project.

April 21, 2022

Deposit To Archdiocese

A deposit of $74,210 was submitted to the Archdiocese who manages projects in excess of $40,000.

May 23, 2022

Audio Contract Signed & Executed

Sound Planning, the parish’s chosen vendor, receives contract.

June 3, 2022

Full Funding Of Project Is Secured

The parish reaches milestone of $110,229,68.

June 14, 2022

Video Contract Is Executed

A down payment of $17,479.50 is provided with contract for the video portion of the project.

June 24, 2022

We Exceeded Our Goal!

Thank you for your support of the project!

July 28, 2022

Components Delivered To Vendor

Sound Planning provides update on availability of products and sends photo of what has currently been received. Several key components remain before project can kick off.

10/17/2022

Installation Begins!

Several items remain back-ordered due to the chip shortage, but enough of the system is in and we are happy to report installation has started!

10/25/2022

Equipment Rack

A new equipment rack is configured to house all the amplifiers, network equipment, microphones, processors, and power equipment,

10/28/2022

Installation of Equipment is Complete *

The available equipment is installed and complete. Due to the chip shortage, several pieces will arrive later. However, parishioners should note a marked improvement.

11/5/2022

First Video Stream w/ New Equipment

The Saturday 5:00pm Mass is streamed using the new equipment.

11/13/2022

Sound Review

Engineer from Sound Planning attends 8:45am and 10:30am masses to review.

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