HONORING OUR LADY’S MESSAGE OF PEACE, WE WORK AND PRAY
FOR THE UNITY OF ALL PEOPLE, AND FOR TRUE AND LASTING PEACE ON EARTH.
Construction - Phase 1
Phase 1 occurred during the month of November in 2015, prior to the major fund raising activity of
the various sponsorship programs.
Work performed by Contractors
Installed a small concrete slab adjacent to the church sidewalk (close to the church double
doors) to provide enhanced handicap access.
Removed crab apple trees, palm trees (except for the large canary palm), and all shrubs in the
area designated for development of the Prayer Garden.
Removed grass from the Prayer Garden area - also removed grass from the area between the
southern-most edge of the Prayer Garden and the sidewalk that extends from the curb of Alden
Lane parkway to the front entry of the church building.
Installed weed block fabric in all areas of the Prayer Garden except those areas that will be
used for plantings - extended the weed block to the area between the southern-most edge of
the Prayer Garden and the sidewalk that extends from the curb of Alden Lane parkway to the
front entry of the church.
Removed old obsolete irrigation system laterals and sprinklers from the Prayer Garden area.
Planted 4 multi-trunk fruitless olive trees.
Installed new drip system irrigation lines to the 4 olive trees.
Spread mulch over the entire Prayer Garden area - also, spread mulch to cover the area
between the southern most edge of the Prayer Garden and the sidewalk that extends from the
curb of Alden Lane parkway to the front entry of the church.
Hauled away debris for disposal.
Work performed by volunteers
Relocated one irrigation control that will control the Prayer Garden area.
Planted roses and manzanita shrubs.
Extended irrigation system to include roses and manzanita shrubs.
Assembled and installed metal fence along two sides of the Prayer Garden.
Power washed sidewalks bordering the Prayer Garden area.
For information on Construction - Phase 2, click here.
To see a drawing of the Prayer Garden, click here.
For a Construction Overview, click here
To view a listing of materials used in the Prayer Garden project, click here
For the overall Prayer Garden Project Time Line, click here
To view a slide show of construction activities, click here