Friday, September 16, 2011
Sic transit gloria Maryknoll
Where AYSO and IBM once played, the soccer field, though not decrepit and overgrown, stands idle due to over-vigilant lawyers and insurers.
Twenty-five years ago, instead of renovating our indoor pool to bring it up to code so elderly missioners might use it, it was converted into a half gym which no Maryknollers now use.
The Walsh Building transition to the new HQ of the Maryknoll Lay Missioners in exchange for the Bethany property has been put in unexplained abeyance.
Some members see increased security measures as further limitations on freedom.
We have much to mourn.
Sent from my most excellent