May 11, 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.
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.
Security and Safeguarding of our Home and Property
May the hope of the Risen Christ renew your spirit
Reflections for Holy Week led by Sister Philomena Bowers RSM at St. Mary’s Handsworth.
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....
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.
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.
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.