Religious Institutions
 Colleges & Universities


The Dominican House of Studies Restoration & New Theological College: “… Having worked with a number of other Architects, I found working with Mr. DeLizzio and Ms. Seligson to be a superior experience in every way...their ability to design buildings of the highest quality, and to develop a close working relationship with the client…their attention to detail…”

- Reverend Joseph Barranger, O.P., Prior and CEO, Washington, DC

Saint Jane de Chantal Parish: “... has the feeling of the continuity of our Faith from the beginning of time, as if it has always been prayed in...”

- James Cardinal Hickey, Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington

Our Lady of Mercy Parish: “Dear Dennis, ... Please know my eternal gratitude to you for being such an important part of what I believe is right for our parish, for the total community, and specifically for the children and elderly in our midst ...You are great!”

- Monsignor John Enzler, Pastor, Potomac, Maryland

The Dominican House of Studies New Theological College & Academic Center: The new facilities “…provide hope and life in these troubled times, and confirm that our Church is very much alive in the United States of America…”

- Most Reverend Pietro Sambi, Apostolic Nuncio of the Holy See to the United States of America

The Dominican House of Studies New Theological College & Academic Center: “The building enhances the value of The Catholic University of America through its beauty…It provides a remarkably seamless Architectural transition, from the old Priory to the new.”

- Father O’Connor, President, Catholic University

The Dominican House of Studies New Theological College & Academic Center: “Please accept our extreme thanks for all that you have done; I cannot tell you the number of people that have expressed to me, their profound awe at what you have created here.”

- Reverend Fox, Vice-president for Advancement, The Dominican Friars

Saint Andrew Apostle Parish: “Dear Dennis & Barbara...I asked our Lord to send someone who could walk onto the property, evaluate what we have and don’t have, and He answered with two very gifted people ...”

- Reverend Joseph Kennedy, Pastor, Silver Spring, Maryland

“…I am also grateful for all you do for the Archdiocese. Be sure of my continued prayers and support.”

- Monsignor Donald Essex, Pastor, and Board of Consultors, Archdiocese of Washington

Saint Jane de Chantal Parish: “... with each meeting I am increasingly impressed with Dennis and Barbara, their sensitivity and understanding of the parish needs ...”

- Anne Marie Snyder, Chairperson Building Committee, Bethesda, Maryland

Saint Jane de Chantal Parish: “I feel that Saint Jane’s is now the best Church in the Archdiocese...”

- Richard DeStwolinski, Director of Facilities for the Archdiocese of Washington

Eagle River Parish: “I am praying that your work is chosen. Your work surpassed even what I was told. Your firm is extremely talented. Thank you”

- Jacintha Mezzetti, Building Committee, Eagle River Parish, Alaska

Christo Rey High School: “You are great! We truly appreciate the depth of your support”.

- Dr. Michael G. Caruso, Superintendent for Schools, Archdiocese of Washington

All Saints’ Parish: “We are so thankful for your graciousness and sensitivity, your creativity and skill. You are truly God’s gift to us at All Saints’.”

- John Myers, Chairperson, Master Plan & New Building Task Force All Saints’ Church, Dale City, Virginia

All Saints’ Parish: “You are such a joy to work with. I always look forward to our meetings and conversations. I thank God for our partnership.”

- The Reverend John Guernsey, Head Pastor, All Saints’ Church, Dale City, Virginia

Bishop McNamara High School: “We have trusted you completely, through the entire process. You have given us a vision for the school that I could not even imagine; it is a stunning transformation…”.

- Ms. Heather Gossart, President and CEO, Forestville, MD

Tikvat Israel Synagogue: “You and Dennis know how much I and so many others respect and thank you for the great service you provided to us at Tikvat Israel – professionally superb!”

- Neil J. Newman, President of the Congregation, Rockville, Maryland

The Woods Academy Private School: “We too are very proud and very grateful of your work. Thanks for all you did.” (2004 Associated Builders & Contractors Design Award).

- Peter Farrell. Chairman Building Committee, Bethesda, Maryland

The Winchester Private School: “Thank you for working so hard throughout the Special Exception process; each revision of the design remained beautiful. I so appreciate the way your firm has used it’s heart, mind, and soul on my project. Thank you for a great job.”

- Mary Rhim, Owner and Director, Olney, Maryland

Inverness Community: “On behalf of the Inverness Village Community, we want to express our deep and sincere appreciation for your guidance, support, patience, creativity and leadership in developing the Master Plan for our community…”

- Eugenia Perros, Chair, Architectural Control Committee, Patricia Wetmore, President, Inverness Forest Association, Potomac, Maryland