E-news Archives

Mercy E-News is published each Wednesday, 48 weeks each year and distributed to subscribers via email. Each week's issue is automatically archived on this page.


June 13, Edition 775

Celebrating the Third Anniversary of the Public Release of Laudato Si' |  World Day Against Child Labour 12 June |  MIA Prayer Intention: Victims of the Fuego Volcano in Guatemala |  Fund Launched In Memory of Dr Janette Gray rsm (ISMAPNG) |  Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Opens Doors to 100-year History (Americas) |  Governor’s Wife Breaks Barriers to Ease Girls’ Woes (The Congregation) |  University Rededicates Historic Arch During Alumni Weekend Ceremony |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm: 'God's Work in Seeds' (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Mercy Our Name, But Why the Cross ? (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  A Tale of Two Sisters (The Congregation) |  St Patrick’s Catholic School, Asquith 60th Anniversary Celebrations (North Sydney) |  Further Resources |  What to Do on 15-, 30-, and 60-Minute Breaks to Boost Productivity |  On This Day |  11th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B (Mark 4:26-34) |  Explainer: What Amazon knows about you and how to delete it |  Reflection: A Brave and Startling Truth: Maya Angelou |  Laudato Si': Free Mini-series Online Course |  Mater Christi School, Vermont, USA | 

June 06, Edition 774

Invitation: Participate in the Second Global Day of Prayer to End Famine  |  Prayer- a Vitally Important Ministry in the Life of our Mercy Family Today |  Programmes for 2018 -2019 |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Update on the Sustainable Development Goals |  World Environment Day: Plant or Help Nurture a Tree |  Supporting Efforts to Reduce Plastic Pollution: World Oceans Day and Beyond |  Relationships Disrupted (ISMAPNG) |  Addressing Plastic Pollution (Parramatta) |  'The Mercy of Reuse' (Americas) |  Managing Water at Rahamim Ecology Centre (ISMAPNG) |  Monte Sant’ Angelo's Project Timor (North Sydney) |  Pathways to a New Future (Americas) |  Carlow Uni Takes a Stand for the Universal Right for Water (Americas) |  'Maywareness Month' at Academy, Fitzroy (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  10th Sunday in Ordinary Time Year B (Mark 3:20-35) |  App: Plantsnap |  St Joseph Mercy Hospital, Guyana |  31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think |  Feast of the Sacred Heart: 8 June | 

May 30, Edition 773

Tribute Paid in Scottish Parliament to Mercy Project in its Jubilee Year  |  Final Reminder: Volunteer Internship at MIA-MGA Office in New York  |  MIA Prayer Intention: For the Lonely and Socially Isolated |  Sabbatical Programme for Senior Sisters (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  'There is no us and them – only us' (The Congregation) |  Dr Beth Auger Day of Service 2018 (Americas) |  Institute Chapter (GB Institute) |  Mercy Foundation Helping Fund Pilot Programme Addressing Women's Homelessness (North Sydney) |  Misericordia Program Plowing into the Past to Feed the Future (Americas) |  Further Resources |  Te Atawhai Homeopathy, Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand |  Resource: Who is My Neighbour |  Journey to Seamus Heaney HomePlace  |  On This Day |  The Body and Blood of Christ Year B (Mark 14:12-16, 22-26) |  Inspiration from Tui Motu | 

May 23, Edition 772

Amy Woolam Echeverria, Founding President of GCCM, Speaks to Gathering at the Mercy Hub in Melbourne |  MIA Prayer Intention: Joys and Sorrows Mingled |  A Mercy Immersion in Guyana: A Reflection |  Reminder: Changes to Data Protection Legislation in the EU in Place 25 May |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  The Mercy Wall - A New Feature At Catherine McAuley Westmead (Parramatta) |  Standing with Indigenous People to Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Americas) |  Mount Mercy University Tree Planting MIA Tree Project (Americas) |  Keep the Rule to Keep the Earth (ISMAPNG) |  Sr. Maureen Lally, Mayo Person Of The Year 2018 (The Congregation) |  Celebration of 2018 Jubilarians (Brisbane) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  Trinity Sunday Year B (Matt 28:16-20) |  How to Clean Your Computer Inside and Out |  Google Arts & Culture: Monet was here |  Reflection: 'When Love is the Way' |  Mercy Ecology, Cumberland, Rhode Island, USA | 

May 16, Edition 771

Poverty & Homelessness in NW Arkansas |  Volunteer Internship at MIA-MGA Office in New York Open |  Invitation to a Talk to be Given by Mary Sullivan rsm at Baggot Street on 10 June |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  MIA Prayer Intention: Victims of Flooding |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm: 'Life-Giving Breath of God' (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Institute Chapter 18-27 May (GB Institute) |  The One And Our Emerging Concerns (The Congregation) |  Helping Co-workers turn Mercy Charism into Action (Americas) |  Historic handover for Brisbane Mercy Sisters (Brisbane) |  Tackling Loneliness In Women Escaping Family Violence (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  Pentecost Sunday Year B (John 20:19-23) |  Words of Mercy |  Every Single Setting in iOS Control Center and How Each One Works |  International Day of Living Together in Peace, 16 May |  On This Day |  McAuley Community Services for Women, Victoria, Australia | 

May 09, Edition 770

Hope Found in Persistent Pain and Suffering  |  Applications to Volunteer at Baggot Street in 2019
Close Soon |  Permanent People’s Tribunal on Human Rights, Fracking and Climate Change |  MIA Prayer Intention: Compassion for the Suffering |  Taking a Closer Look at SDG 6 'Water and Sanitation for All' |  Carrying MIRP Forward (The Congregation) |  Outcomes from MIRP - Shaping Mercy Global Presence |  Supporting Children Through Grief (The Congregation) |  Rhode Island’s McAuley Ministries Casts its Net Wide to Help Others (Americas) |  Sisters of Mercy Condemn Decision to End Temporary Protected Status for Honduran Nationals (Americas) |  Maria College Celebrates 60th Anniversary During Earth Week (Americas) |  A Shining Light That Illumines Even Our Shadows (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  Exploring the Path of Mercy with Sisters in the Philippines (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  Feast of the Ascension Year B (Mark 16:15-20) |  Resource: The Pain Book |  Here’s What’s New In Gmail’s Big Productivity-Boosting Update |  International Nurses Day (IND), 12 May |  On This Day |  A Short Online Retreat | 

May 02, Edition 769

Mercy Authors: Have We Details of Your Publications in our MIA Bibliography? |  Mercy Authors: Invitation to Donate a Copy of Your Work to the MIC Library |  Highlighting Climate Induced Displacement at CSW 62 |  MIA Prayer Intention: Telling the Mercy Story |  Final Reminder: Mercy Pilgrimage (2) 2018 - Education Tradition |  Resource Centre Named after Sr Aileen McCarthy (The Congregation) |  Mercy Spirituality Online Certificate Program (Americas) |  Mercies Among Faith leaders in Commonwealth Countries Calling on Governments to Act on Climate Change (All) |  Mercy is Still In (Americas) |  Earth Day Event at the Mercy Hub (ISMAPNG) |  Celebrating Earth Day by Planting a New Tree (Americas) |  Further Resources |  Pray as you go - the Rosary |  27 Incredibly Useful Things You Didn’t Know Chrome Could Do |  The Labyrinth, Mercy Center St. Louis, Missouri |  Lifequest, New South Wales |  On This Day |  6th Sunday of Easter, Year B (John 15:9-17) | 

April 25, Edition 768

Changes to Data Protection Legislation in the EU and the Impact on MIA |  MIA Prayer Intention: Those who Lost Their lives at Gallipoli |  Invitation to Morning Prayer in the Baggot Street Chapel |  Mercy Leadership Program and Dublin Pilgrimage  |  Mercy Associates Pilgrimage to Baggot Street |  Intergovernmental Negotiations Towards a Global Compact on Migration |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Anne McLay rsm, Platinum Jubilarian (Brisbane Congregation) |  Acting for Earth Day, 22 April (Parramatta) |  Mercy Province Divests from Fossil Fuels (The Congregation) |  Looking Back: Reflecting on an Act of Civil Disobedience (Americas) |  Further Resources |  5th Sunday of Easter Year B (John 15:1-8) |  On This Day |  Eight Things Your Phone's Camera Can Do—Other Than Snapping Selfies |  New Resource: ‘An Ardent Desire to be United to God and to Serve the Poor, A Celebration of 100 Years of the Sisters of Mercy in the Diocese of Townsville 1878-1978’ |  Be Collaborators of Mercy |  Associates of the Sisters of Mercy (UK) | 

April 18, Edition 767

Help Build A Great Green Wall/
Ayudemos a Plantar la Gran Muralla Verde |  MIA Prayer Intention: Prayer for our Earth |  MGA Leaflet on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) #15 Now Available |  Invitation: Volunteer at Baggot Street in 2019 |  Special Prayer Intention: Syria |  Reflection: Mercy to Earth (Americas) |  Critiquing the Impact of the Extractivist Development Model on Earth and Vulnerable Communities (Americas) |  Scripture with Kathleen Rushton rsm (Aotearoa New Zealand) |  South B Community Brings a Little Sunshine to PNG (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  Act on Earth Day: Take the 4Rs pledge |  On This Day |  4th Sunday of Easter Year B (John 10:11-18) |  Paris Agreement Signing Ceremony: 22 April |  Video Reflection: Praise to God from Creation |  Plastic Free..Ideas for Action | 

April 11, Edition 766

Remembering Catherine's First Companion: Mary Ann Doyle |  Journey Away from Plastic: Part 4 |  MIA Prayer Intention: Collaborating with Others |  Catherine's Canonisation Cause: Prayer Requests |  Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM) – A Call to Action |  Education Programme Developed with MECPATHS Results in Major Award for Hotel Group (The Congregation) |  Students use Spring Break to Serve People in Need (Americas) |  AIM (Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst) Sophomore Takes Center Stage at UN (Americas) |  News from ACRATH’s National Conference and AGM 2018 (ISMAPNG) |  Further Resources |  On This Day |  3rd Sunday of Easter Year B (Luke 24:35-48) |  Thornhill Ministries, Derry, Northern Ireland |  'It Commenced With Two' |  Pacem in Terris (‘Peace on Earth’) Released: 11 April 1963 |  Walking with the Risen Christ - New Creation retreat  |