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    Initial Conceptual Plan

    It is hoped that initial conceptual plans will be completed and shared with the community for discussion and feedback. In any event, an update on the planning process will be provided.

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    Zoom Community Meetings

    Community members were invited to a Community Zoom Meeting which included a greeting from the Sisters of Mercy, a presentation by the Master Planning architects, and a question and answer period. Participants were encouraged to provide input by regular mail, through the campus website, by a Virtual Chat, or by phone. The presentation and the Feedback Form are posted on this website for those unable to participate.

  • Community Listening Sessions Moved Online

    Due to the Covid-19 Shelter in Place orders, in-person Listening Sessions were canceled. Community input was requested via the Mercy Campus website, regular mail, and phone. Frequently Asked Questions will be shared via this website.

  • Community Listening Sessions

    A series of five Listening Sessions will be held as part of the initial community information-gathering phase of the campus planning. Specific dates, times, and locations will be posted on this site.

  • Constraints/Opportunities Analysis

    A constraints/opportunities land use analysis of the 40 acres was begun and is scheduled to be completed in late spring.

  • Community Engagement Planning

    Informal meetings were held with various community leaders and stakeholders in order to design an inclusive, collaborative, and transparent community engagement plan.

  • Future Planning

    The Sisters of Mercy Community undertook an internal visioning process related to their stewardship of the Mercy Campus in Burlingame.

  • Morning Glory Montessori Pre-School

    Morning Glory Montessori Pre-School relocated to the Mercy campus.

  • Mercy Center

    The original novitiate building, at the back of the Motherhouse on the lower road, was re-dedicated as Mercy Center, a retreat and conference center.

  • Marian Oaks

    Marian Oaks opened to provide a retirement living community for Sisters.

  • Russell Hall and Residential Additions

    Additional residential wings were added to the Motherhouse for the Sisters and Russell Hall was opened as a Training College.

  • Motherhouse and Mercy High School

    The “new” Motherhouse was built down the hill and Mercy High School opened as a school for girls.

  • Kohl Mansion Sold in Probate to the Sisters of Mercy

    The Sisters of Mercy purchased “The Oaks”, comprising 40 acres, the Kohl Mansion, and a Carriage House, from the estate of C. Frederick Kohl, to be used as the Sisters' Motherhouse and novitiate.