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.

Companioning the Dying

I work with patients who are dying and people say “that must be so hard.” Often I think “sad” is a better description when I see that a patient understands she is dying but the family is looking for medical answers and solutions. It is an honor to accompany and comfort someone as they give themselves to death. They are sometimes scared, sometimes peaceful, but always glad to know we are there and that we care.

Read More on Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

Security and Safeguarding of our Home and Property

Security and Safeguarding of our Home and Property

Read More on Mercy Great Britain Institute

Nga mihi nui o te Aranga Easter greetings

May the hope of the Risen Christ renew your spirit

Read More on Mercy New Zealand

“Joys and sorrows mingled

Reflections for Holy Week led by Sister Philomena Bowers RSM at St. Mary’s Handsworth.

Read More on Mercy Great Britain Union

Childhood Memories Recalled

Three women who, as children in the 1940s, lived in Mount St. Vincent's, Limerick returned from the USA to visit the place of their childhood. Sr. Phyllis writes an account of the occasion....

Read More on the Congregation's website

A Mercy Connection

Reflection on being a 'Mercy Girl'

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Sr Val returns to her former school

Sr Valda Cervetto rsm was a guest at the Opening of the Year Mass at the school she attended as a young child, St Joseph’s Primary School, Kangaroo Point.

Read More on Brisbane Congregation

New Book Released in St. John's - Standing on Their Shoulders

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.

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Acompañando al moribundo

Trabajo con pacientes agonizantes y la gente me dice “que debe ser muy difícil”. A menudo pienso que “triste” es una mejor descripción cuando veo que un paciente sabe que está muriendo, pero su familia está buscando respuestas y soluciones médicas. Es un honor acompañar y reconfortar a los pacientes cuando se entregan a la muerte. A veces tienen temor, algunas veces están serenos, pero siempre están contentos de saber que estamos allí y que los atendemos.

Read More on Sisters of Mercy of the Americas

Support with Recycling

Support with Recycling

Read More on Mercy Great Britain Institute