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 hereTo view a listing of materials used in the Prayer Garden project, click hereFor the overall Prayer Garden Project Time Line, click hereTo view a slide show of construction activities, click here