We hope you and your family are doing well during this challenging time.
Thanks to all who have offered their feedback and questions during our virtual Listening Session! We so appreciate your involvement. For those who have not yet participated, we want to remind you that the deadline for this phase of feedback is April 30th. While we will always be interested in hearing from you, the responses to Listening Session Questions #1 and 2, found here on the Comments page, are particularly valuable at this point in the planning. We have received several requests for Virtual Coffee Chats, and we look forward to scheduling those, as well.
In the next few weeks, a summary of your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs), and our responses, as well as the next steps in our process, will be posted on this website. We look forward to continuing the conversation and remain grateful for your interest.
Sincerely, the Sisters of Mercy
PS As previously stated, we also welcome your input by mail, addressed to: Sisters of Mercy, 2300 Adeline Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010, c/o Campus Planning, and by voice mail at 650-373-4515. A Feedback Form for this purpose was included in the April 10 mailing.
We hope you are safe and well.
COVID-19 is impacting every aspect of our community including our neighborhood engagement for the Mercy Campus planning process. Although we would prefer to meet with you in person, the previously announced Listening Sessions in April have been canceled. In light of this, we have added to this website new ways for you provide input and stay informed:
1. There is a new Feedback Form where you can let us know the best way to stay in touch with you. On this page, there are also two Listening Session questions. We would appreciate your response to these questions by April 30. You may request participation in small group Virtual Coffee Chats on this page, as well.
2. The Listening Session questions have also been included on the Comments page in case you prefer to respond to them there.
3. The other new page, Neighborhood Communications, is where you will find the mailings sent to households in the surrounding neighborhood and other mailings which will be sent in the future.
Finally, as explained in the most recent neighborhood mailing, we feel it is important for you to know that, while the campus is owned by the Sisters of Mercy, this planning process is a joint effort of the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy High School (MHS), and Mercy Housing, a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Mercy.
The group directing and managing this effort is our Administrative Team, the members of which are:
*Sister Pauline Borghello, RSM, Sisters of Mercy
*Jean Hastie, Sisters of Mercy, West MidWest
*Sister Amy Bayley, RSM, Mercy Housing
*Barbara Gualco, Mercy Housing *
*Bob Grassilli, MHS, Former Board Member
*Una Kinsella, MHS Board of Directors
Even in this challenging period, we continue to appreciate your feedback and questions and look forward to hearing from you. Feel free to respond through this website, by regular mail, or by phone, whatever is most comfortable or convenient for you.
Gratefully, the Sisters of Mercy
Thanks for visiting the Mercy Campus website!
The purpose of this interactive website is to facilitate and encourage community participation in a broad based, collaborative, planning process for the Mercy campus. The website will offer the opportunity for informed community engagement and input by providing background, context, information, and real time updates and responses to inquiries from community members.
As we all try to stay connected during this interesting time, please help us by contacting or calling those neighbors whom you think might be less likely to visit a website or communicate by e-mail. Let them know that they can leave a voice message at 650 373 4515. If they provide their address, phone number, and any comments or questions on the voice mail, we will respond accordingly via regular mail or a returned phone call. Thank you for your help.
We, the Sisters of Mercy, sincerely look forward to working with our neighbors and other stakeholders going forward. We welcome and appreciate your involvement and input.