Members & Associate Members News

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.

What is the Price of Progress? – Reflection from the Tar Sands

During a flyover of the tar sands, I felt that fear in the stomach when shock subsides and reality surfaces. This is what it looks like to keep the United States economy supplied with oil.

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Celebrating My Golden Jubilee in Haiti

Sr. Joan Byrne writes of how she celebrated her golden jubilee going to work in Haiti with a group from Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksville, Tennessee.

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St Non's Retreat Centre Six Day Retreat

St Non's Retreat Centre is a Place...

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Te tapu o te tangata - a fiery respect for all

Imaging Mercy Today September 2015

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Blessings on us all as we celebrate the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Mother of God.

A Reflection on the Feast of The Assumption

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Prayer Focus - August

Prayer Focus for August

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An Afternoon with the Postulator for Catherine’s Cause

On the afternoon of the 21 July, thirty-five of us met together with Sr. Brenda Dolphin, the Postulator for the Cause of Catherine McAuley.  Brenda had been in Cairns last weekend for the Symposium and, after Brisbane, was continuing on to many centres in Australia, accompanied by Sr. Caroline Ryan, the Vice-Postulator for our region.

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Sister Loretta Walsh has been recognized by the Worldwide Who's Who of Executives and Professionals.

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Contemplating Compassion - Autumn Series' Final Note

Ms Claire Thomas, Director of Mission at OLMC Parramatta, led participants in a reflection on Compassion informed by Mercy Sister Breege O'Neill's article Called to Compassion.

Drawing on the Hebrew and Christian scriptures, the words of Pope Francis, Thomas Merton, and depictions of compassion in classical and contemporary art Claire challenged all present to consider our personal response to people and situations which call for a compassionate response.

This final seminar, concluded the Autumn Series of the Wake Up The World To Mercy Program.

The next series of seminars will begin in Spring.

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Sister Agnes Brueggen Listens for Spiritual Opportunities

To counsel the doubtful, comfort the sorrowful, feed those hungry for meaning and thirsty for God in their lives—this is how Sister Agnes Brueggen seeks to spend her days.

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