August 17, 2014
The following news articles are available via the various Sisters of Mercy websites from around the world. The links associated with each article will take you to their respective websites.
Mercymount Country Day School, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, serves students from preschool through eighth grade in Cumberland, Rhode Island. Last year we made a conscious effort to focus the school year on a major critical concern of our time: nonviolence.
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The Spirit of Catholic Education Awards are presented annually as part of Catholic Education Week celebrations. The awards aim to recognise individuals who are making an outstanding contribution within the Catholic education community. Catholic school communities and other Catholic education agencies in Queensland are invited to nominate individuals in the community who are making an outstanding contribution to the life of the community.
On behalf of the Charleville community, Dominique Gardiner, Acting APRE St Mary’s Charleville, nominated Sr Elizabeth O’Keeffe for a 2014 Spirit of Catholic Education Award.
Elizabeth is pictured receiving recognition of the nomination from the Director of Toowoomba Catholic Education Office, John Boseria. Others pictured are representatives of the award sponsors.
Agnes Curley met the actor in 1984 and this was the begining of a long friendship. Now that he has died, his daughter Kate invited Agnes to go to London for a memorial night in the Old Vic theatre.
McAuley Community Services for Women project for Homelessness Persons Week August 2014
A one day introduction to Creation Spirituality (RS)
From the earliest days of the Sisters of Mercy, Nursing has been a core ministry of the Sisters, and a means by which Sisters could bring the compassionate love of God, to those in need of healing.
A new book telling the stories of sixty Irish women who came to join the Sisters of Mercy in Newfoundland was released today in St. John's. Over fourty sisters joined the author, Charlotte Fitzpatrick, rsm to celebrate.
A few weeks ago, more than 475 Sisters of Mercy from Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey gathered at Misericordia University in Dallas Township for five days of enrichment and education. One of the topics was hydraulic fracking and its effects on the environment and the local economy.