Pat details Ike Aftermath

Dear Family, Sisters and Friends, Ike hit us in Gros Morne Saturday night and Sunday–worse than Hanna. There was a pause around 7 AM Sun. and I walked around the parish gardens which surround our house and the control ditches were full to the top, but holding. Then the downpour continued another six hours and the end of the second ditch broke and flooded the grounds of John XXIII high school for the second time in a week. Plans are under way to make the erosion controls stronger! The owner of the land above the gardens is willing to cooperate now read more